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Manhattan Perceived Art Competition and Auction
The Manhattan Perceived art competition aims to showcase artistic works that capture the perceptions of various neighborhoods throughout Manhattan that have been impacted by or are recovering from Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. Acceptable artwork for submission in the Manhattan Perceived Project include both paintings and photography which depict the resilience of New York City.
A panel of expert judges will select six winning entries, one Grand Prize winner and five runners-up. Submissions will be judged based on criteria including creativity, quality, genuineness of the content, and how well the artwork captures the resilient spirit of neighborhoods in New York City affected by Hurricane Sandy.
Winning entries will be entered into an auction to be held on February 15, 2013.
Artwork selected by the panel of judges will be auctioned at the Manhattan Perceived Event at the UN Headquarters. All proceeds from the auction will be donated to the American Red Cross to support Hurricane Sandy relief efforts.
Photography and paintings are acceptable but must be submitted in digital format (JPEG) via the website to ensure the artist retains possession of the original art piece until the winners have been determined. Multiple entries per entrant are acceptable.
The caption must be complete and accurate, sufficient to convey the circumstances in which the painting was made or photograph was taken. Disguising or misrepresenting the origin of your content is cause for disqualification.
Contest Prize & TERMS
COPYRIGHT: Each entry submitted must be original artwork created by yourself or shall have been authorized by an artist to submit the art on his/her behalf. The artwork must not violate the privacy rights, publicity rights, copyrights, moral rights, rights of privacy/publicity or other intellectual property rights of any person or entity, and that no other party has any right, title, claim or interest in the photograph. Entrants must not post, distribute, or reproduce any copyrighted material, trademarks, or other proprietary information without obtaining written consent of the owner of such proprietary rights. It is the policy of the Manhattan Perceived Project to terminate all relations and disqualify entrants who illegitimately exploit artwork copyrights without the owner’s legal consent. USAGE RIGHTS: As consideration for being permitted to enter the competition and be selected for the auction, you hereby grant unrestricted, royalty-free license to use your name, image, and artwork in any print, electronic, or other medium now existing or developed in the future, including, but not limited to, use on the websites manhattanperceived.com without restriction as to the frequency or duration of usage.
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