X like the letter, X like the number 10 in Roman numerals, X like the unknown, X like many other things… these are some of the interpretations that they ask to those who want to equip themselves with drawing tools and answer by sending an illustration.
Execution techniques are free .
Any work must be square-shaped, not smaller than 25×25 centimetres and not bigger than 40×40 centimetres. If it is put in a frame this should not be thicker than 3 millimetres. In case of a digital image it should be 31×31 centimetres ( 300 dpi – JPG format – best quality ).
Every candidate is allowed to submit only one brand-new work. Neither prize-winning works nor works previously mentioned for merit will be accepted.
Entry fee is 10 Euro (approx. 13 USD). Eligibility Any artist from all over the world can enrol. There is no age limit however underage candidates need parents’ authorization. Prize The first prize of 2.000 Euro (approx. 2,720 USD) will be awarded during the inauguration of the exhibition in Cremona, Italy.
Moreover, a jury will select 40 works to be published in the catalogue and to be displayed in two exhibitions, and among the 40 works selected, 12 will also be published on Tapirulan Calendar .
All the registered subscribers will also be able to express their preferential votes. The artist who will get most of the votes will be awarded a 500 Euro prize (approx. 680 USD).