Rules of the International Textile Competition


XXVI international Exhibition & Competition of Modern & Contemporary Arts "Russian Art Week" (season "2019-spring")
Dates: April 22-28. 2019. Opening hours: daily, from 11.00 to 20.00
Address: International Congress-Hall "Danilovsky"Moscow, Dubininskaya str., 71/5.

Registration deadline: until 11 April, 2019.

There are two ways to participate: ONLINE (in absentia) and IN PERSON (internal way). Both forms of participation are equal in rights. The Organizing Committee exhibits all artworks in the Exhibition Hall.
All artworks will be published in the International Catalog "New Faces in Arts".
Contest category / Nominations of Textile Competition:
  1. Batik
  2. Embroidery
  3. Lace and crochet
  4. Felting and weaving
  5. Textile painting and murals
  6. Prints
  7. Weaving and fabric
II.Technical requirements (materials and measures):
1) Participants should submit originals, copies or photoscans of their works.
2) Participants can use any kind of materials.
3) Competitive work is a single work or a group of objects united by common idea (up to 5 objects).
4) Competitive works are to be presented in the form of:
- canvas / sheet (not exceeding over 150cm in length, width or high)
- digital copy (.jpeg or .tiff, not less 200dpi, up to 20 Mb),
5) a label of 7x4 сm size should be fixed on the left lower corner of each list where the following should be mentioned: a) author's (co-authors') full name; b) category and nomination; c) title of work; d) technique; e) size (cm); f) City; g) year of creation
6) Work’s presented in on-line form (digital forms) are printed and accommodated in the exposition.
III. Estimation criteria:
Expressiveness, composition and innovation. Competitive works are judged by ten-point system.

Registration deadline: April 15, 2018.
There are two ways to participate: IN ABSENTIA (online) and IN PERSON (internal way).
Participants should send the following documents:
a) Application form (download WordPDF)
b) Labels (download WordPDF);
c) Photos of the author and co-author of at least 3x4 cm, preferably colored art photo;
d) Digital materials (at least 200 dpi, at least 1 MB more than 20 MB);
e) Copy of organizational fee payment (copy of receipts, payment information, etc.):
      - go to the section "Entry Fee"
      - go to the section "How to pay the Entry Fees" (select payment method)
f) CV and art work description (optional)

Documents should be sent either:
a) by email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or
b) by post: 119049, Moscow, Russia, Krymsky Val str. 8/2, to: "NextArt – for Russian Art Week"
Professional competitors' categories:
1) "Member of Union of artists" category: a member of the professional associations;
2) "Professional" category: practitioners in arts, professors, organizations, graduates (more than 2 years ago);
3) "Student" category: university, high school, college students and graduates (no longer than 2 years ago);
4) "Amateur" category: people whose hobby is art, without special art education.
These categories are exposed and appraised separately.

Useful sections:

1) Rules of Textile Contest (Word, PDF)
2) Entry Fee
3) Methods of payment 
4) Documents for download

Additional programs for artists:


1) Art-Fair

2) Master-Classes & Workshops

3) International conference "The Arts in education. Education in the Arts"

4) Catalogue: all participants are published in the directory