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Submission open until 25 September, 2015

The Macao-China Delegation of Fundação Oriente has just launched the 4the edition of the Fundação Oriente Art Award. The aim of the award is to recognize and encourage young artists of Macao, as well as to give them the opportunity of showing their work in Macao and to further their artistic education in Portugal.

The Award
In the amount of Mop. 50.000.00 (fifty thousand Macao dollars), the award will be given to the best work in the following artistic disciplines: painting, sculpture, photography, printmaking, video and installation. The award will be used to support a month-long artistic residence in Portugal, in a private or public art institution, to take place in 2016.

The candidates must be Macao residents or have been living in Macao for the last two years, regardless of nationality, aged between 18 and 35 years old (completed by the submission deadline –  25 September), and must possess a Macao Resident Identity Card. Each artist can only submit one art work.

Jury and Selection
The jury, composed by one member of Fundação Oriente and four other individualities, will shortlist twenty art works, which will be show during the VI Autumn Salon, in Casa Garden. The winner will be chosen from the shortlist of 20 candidates.

Submission deadline
All the works must be delivered at the Macao Delegation of Fundação Oriente by 5 p.m. on 25 September, 2015, at Praça Luís de Camões, No. 13, Macau (Tel. 28554691).

Rules and Regulation

Image: Shortlisted artist of the 2nd edition of the Fundação Oriente Arts Award (2013), won by Erik Fok