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Commemorating our 20th years  anniversary by performing cultural and artistic activities, we are proud to present: CIAC “Crisolart International Art Competition”.

An excellent opportunity to promote artists in different disciplines. Since their works will be presented to collectors, gallery owners, museums, and art enthusiasts in general. With a distinguished panel of expert juries in each of the disciplines and more than 20,000 € in prizes CIAC is an event not to be missed.

The competition is open to visual artists from around the world at any stage of their careers. Artists are invited to participate in any of the following media: painting, sculpture, photography, drawing, illustration, mixed media, street art, silkscreen printing and engraving.


· You must send email to:

Full name, date of birth, address, nationality, email, telephone.
3 photos max size. 1MB.
Copy of the bank transfer of registration (50 € to send up to 3 images, 10 € for each additional image)
(Transfer to Crisolart Galleries N ° 0182-9692-17-0200004419 Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, for internationa transfers IBAN: ES28 0182 9692 1702 0000 4419 BIC (SWIFT CODE): BBVAESMMXXX) (Payment by Paypal:
During the selection process the jury will choose 30 of the best works to expose a maximum work of each artist (100x100cm) approximate, in a group exhibition to be held in Crisolart Galleries located at:

Villaroel 43  Barcelona 08011


For the 30 selected artists:
Group exhibition will include 30 artists. The opening of the exhibition will take place in Crisolart Galleries for artists, and the artistic community.
Location. The competition is scheduled to take place in our space Villaroel 43 Crisolart Galleries Barcelona from december 15 – january 10, 2017 – Our gallery is an elegant and cozy space with an area of ​​300 square meters with ceilings 4 meters, located in the center of Barcelona, ​​vibrant area, close to Plaza Catalunya San Antonio market, the most dynamic area of ​​the city: restaurants, bars, hotels, theaters and an exciting cultural life.
Magazine. The exhibition will be announced in Artmosphere magazine magazine dedicated to the art world worldwide as well in our website and on several websites related to the art world.
Catalog and invitations.One work of  each artist will be published in color catalog produced and designed specifically for CIAC. The catalog will be distributed to artists and art lovers.Email invitations will be sent by email to our mailing list of over 18,000 members.
Social Media. Artist work will be promoted in various social networks, including Crisolart website, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram. Also will be showcase  in our website.
Press release. Prepared by our group communication and marketing. Aimed at a select group of guests at the opening including: collectors, organizations, foundations, museums, companies dedicated to the art industry and members of the media, print and digital.
1st prize: front cover at Artmosphere  magazine, and review of 2 pages in Artmosphere valued at € 7000 (10 Artmosphere copies will be mailed to each of the winning artists to share with collectors, customers and art lovers).

2nd prize: Solo show  at Crisolart Barcelona.

3rd prize: Group exhibition in New York with 4 works maximum size of 80 × 80 cm unframed.

4th prize: Promotional Video. Three selected artists will receive a personal promotional video for 2 minutes. The video will feature an introduction by gallery director Alexander Yaya. The video will be posted on the web and social networking channels Crisolart Galleries.

5th prize: Honorable Mentions (10) will be awarded honorable mentions will receive free participation for 2017 CIAC.


Registration: 50 € to send up to 3 images; 10 € for each additional image.
Payment methods
We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and Diners, JCB, UnionPay and PayPal.
Transfer to  Crisolart Galleries N ° 0182-9692-17-0200004419 Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, for transfers from abroad IBAN: ES28 0182 9692 1702 0000 4419 BIC (SWIFT CODE): BBVAESMMXXX

Deadline: All images and registration fees must be received by november 25, 2016.

Accepted techniques: painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, digital media engraving, screen printing, Street art and mixed media Note that the work must be available for sale.

Participants: All artists worldwide above the age of 18 are eligible to participate.

Materials: Before you begin the registration process in the competition, make sure you have the following: Participants
All artists worldwide above the age of 18 are eligible to participate.

By sending the email the following conditions are accepted:

I agree that my works are published and promoted by Crisolart Galleries
The works are original and I am the owner of the copyright of the works.
CIAC does not accept pornographic, violent or racist content.
Dimensions for the works chosen for the exhibition: The bimensionales works can not exceed 100 x 100 cm. three-dimensional works ( sculptures) can not exceed  50x30x20 cm.
Technical description: all works must be accompanied with their technical description “title, dimensions, technique, year of creation and price”