2014 MACC Painting Competition

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 jeffrey siy 0 Comments

The Manila Archdiocesan Commission for the Cultural Heritage of the Church (MACC) is calling all students and out-of-school youth to participate in the 2014 MACC Painting Competition. This contest aims to cultivate current artistic interpretations of the Catholic faith particularly among young artists. In addition, it also seeks to raise awareness and appreciation of religious art. No entry fee is needed to join. All you have to do is download the entry form online or get it at the MACC office or in selected schools and parishes. Create your own original artwork based on any subject that is related to the Catholic faith then submit it at the Museo ng Arkidiyosesis ng Maynila. Cash prizes at stake are P40,000, P30,000, or  P20,000 respectively. There will also be three (3) Jurors' Choices who will receive P10,000 each.

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Contest Requirements:
  • Open to all Filipino students and out-of-school youth, ages 15 to 25 years old
  • No participation fee needed
Contest Mechanics:
  1. Log on to rcam.org and download the entry form. You may also get it at the MACC office or in selected schools and parishes
  2. Theme: Any religious theme. Work on any subject that is related to the Catholic faith
  3. Entry Guidelines
    • Entries must be original
    • Required painting size is 2 feet x 3 feet (horizontal or vertical) with 5 kilos maximum weight
    • Only acceptable media are oil on canvas and acrylic
    • Style should be figurative and representational. Abstract not allowed
    • Appropriate hook and line devices should be attached ready for hanging
    • The artwork should not be framed
    • Canvas paintings should be on a stretcher
    • All entries must be dated not earlier than November 2014
    • Entries must not have been exhibited before or revised or awarded a prize in another contest
    • All entries must not be signed on the front. Labeling of entries will be done during the registration
  4. Submit your artwork entries to the
    • Museo ng Arkidiyosesis ng Maynila
      3/F Arzobispado de Manila,
      121 Arzobispo Street,
      Intramuros, Manila
  5. Student participants must present their current school I.D. Out-of-school youth must present an endorsement letter from their parish priest upon registration
  6. One (1) entry per person only
  7. All decisions of the board of judges shall be final
  8. All prize-winning entries will automatically become properties of the MACC
  9. All non-winning entries will be offered for sale to the general public during the exhibition period, subject to a 30% commission for the MACC to support its programs and projects
  10. You or your designated representatives (with authorization letter) must get your unsold non-winning entries on February 17, 2015. Unclaimed artwork after this date will become the property of the MACC
  11. View complete contest mechanics
Contest Period: Deadline for submission of entries until December 18, 2014 9AM-5PM
Contest Prize:
  • 1st prize - P40,000
  • 2nd prize - P30,000
  • 3rd prize - P20,000 
  • Three (3) Jurors' Choices - P10,000 EACH
Upside
  • CASH prize
  • No participation needed to join
  • All non-winning entries will be offered for sale to the general public
Downside
  • No online submission
  • One (1) entry per person only
  • All prize-winning entries will automatically become properties of the MACC
For more info, log on to rcam.org or contact the MACC office at telephone no. (632) 524 5062