Vietart Today 2016 seeks young Vietnamese artists

The Vietart Today 2016 competition aiming to seek for a professional art foundation for young Vietnamese artists who are living in Vietnam and were born during or after 1976has been launched by the V Art & HCMC Young Painters' Association. 

Participants can submit their one or two colections of 3-10 art works with minimum size of 60cm in each dimension, in various materials from now until 5 p.m. on December 6.

20 selected collections will be announced on December 10. The award ceremony will be held in Ho Chi Minh City in February, 2017.

Members of the jury are the world's fine art. Dr. Ildegarda E.Scheidegger, a respected Swiss fine arts expert; Director of Galerie K Moeller in Singapore, Vietnamese-Singaporean Thanh Kieu Moeller; collectors Julie Lam from Canada and Olivier Do Ngoc from Luxembourg; painter Tran Thanh Canh, head of the Young Painter Club under the Ho Chi Minh City Fine Arts Association; and painter Uyen Huy, chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City Fine Arts Association.

The first-prize winner will receive a cash prize of VND100 million (US$4,400), a trip to Singapore and has a chance to sign a five-year contract with the Galerie Nguyen.

Some submissions of the painting contest:

                                        A painting, Cube, by Pham Anh

   "The land of the living" work by Nguyen Thi Hue

                          A painting titled "Butcher's shop" by Nguyen Van Du

By Xuan Thuy – Translated by Kim Khanh

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