Submission Deadline: January 23, 2013
Winners Release: February 28, 2013
It’s LIQUID Group, in collaboration with International ArtExpo, offers to artists, architects and designers from all over the world the possibility to participate with their works to It’s LIQUID International Contest – Second Edition 2012, with a free theme and divided into ten categories: 
– painting
– sculpture and installation
– photography
– video-art
– computer graphics
– architecture
– performing art
– product design
– fashion design
– illustration
The contest is born aiming at promoting contemporary art, photography, architecture and design through all the divulgating tools that the communication platform It’s LIQUID has used for years (press release, mailing list with more than 80,000 subscribers, international contemporary art and design events realization). 
Awards
It’s LIQUID International Contest promotes contemporary art, photography, architecture and design all over the world. Artists have the chance to win €50,000 in prizes, chosen both by public vote and professional jurors. And, among others, there are the chances to win a Solo Exhibition in Venice and a Solo Exhibition in Istanbul, leader cities for contemporary art.
– 1 Solo Exhibition in Venice
– 1 Solo Exhibition in Istanbul
– 1 exclusive art residence in Venice
(public vote award)
– 1 exclusive art residence in Rome
– 2 exclusive art residences in Istanbul
– 3 exclusive art residences in Turin
(Italy)
– 1 year of participation in International Art Festivals organized by International ArtExpo
– 1 year of interviews, publications and specials on the It’s LIQUID Group
(more than 80.000 subscribers)
Winners will be selected by public vote (which will award the Venice Art Residence, and will start on January 07, 2013) and by professional jurors’vote (which will award one Solo Exhibition in Venice, one Solo Exhibition in Istanbul, Art Residences in Rome, Istanbul and Turin, 1 year of participation in International ArtExpo’s festivals, 1 year of It’s LIQUID Platform services).
Jury President
Luca Curci (Architect, Artist – Italy)

Jury Members
Reedah El-Saie
(Director and Curator of Mica Hub – UK) | Cristian Contini (Gallery Manager and Coordinator of “Art Style” – Italy) | Laurence Gartel (Digital Media Pioneer – USA) | Özge Çelikaslan (Director of Koza Visual Culture and Arts Association – Turkey) | Macu Moran (Imagery Curator and Editor of videoartworld – USA) | Emell Gök Che (Artist and Designer – Germany) | Thierry Alet Fwi (Director of FRèRE INDEPENDENT – USA) | Maya Kashevitz (Art Curator – Israel) | Simona Scafura (Event Manager and PR of Rich Cat Events – Italy / USA) | Marta Stella (Artist and Art Curator – Spain) | Ramuntcho Robles Quevedo (Art Critic and Art Curator – Spain)

Official website: www.itsliquid.com/contest