Letâ€™s have a JET Alum win this contest two years in a row!
Winner: a pair of round-trip Coach Class tickets to Japan provided by Delta Airlines
Honorable Mention: Digital Camera from Nikon America Inc.
Japan Day is now collecting submissions for the art contest that incorporate the three themes of â€œ New York,â€ â€œJapan,â€ and â€œCentral Parkâ€.Â The chosen artwork will become the official image of Japan Day @ Central Park 2013, and will be used for the Official Poster, Program, Flyer and T-shirts. The winnerâ€™s award and honorable mentions will be announced by April and will be presented on the day of the event.
Deadline for 2013 Submissions: Sunday March 10th
- Art must incorporate the themes ofÂ â€œNew Yorkâ€, â€Japanâ€, and â€œCentral Parkâ€.
- Size must be 24â€³ tall X 18â€³ wide.
- Only two-dimensional media is accepted.
- Only one submission per artist will be accepted.
- All entries must be the original work of the entering artist.
How to Submit:
Please submit a digital image (JPEG format: 300 pdi or more) of the artwork with an essay (within 500 words) describing the submitted artwork, as well as any notable artistic credits, works and/or awards.Â Send via e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) or mail to the Japan Day Project Liaison Office.Â (Attn: Japan Day Art Contest / 226 West 47th Street 8FL, New YorkNY10036) **Please do not send the original artwork. Japan Day Inc. will not be responsible for the return of the works.
*Douglas Blonsky – President & CEO, Central Park Conservancy and Central Park Administrator
*Shigeyuki Hiroki – Ambassador and Consul-General, Consulate General of Japan in New YorkÂ (Honorary Chairman of Japan Day Inc.)
*David Revere McFadden – William and Mildred Lasdon Chief Curator and Vice President for Collections and Exhibitions, Museum of Arts and Design
*Cora RosevearÂ – AssociateÂ Curator, Department of Painting and Sculpture, The Museum of ModernArt, New York
*Hiroshi SenjuÂ – President of Kyoto University of Art and Design, Artist
*Shigeki TerashiÂ – President and COO, Toyota Motor North America (President of Japan Day Inc.)
*Veronica M. White – Commissioner, New York City Department of Parks & Recreation
*Kumiko Yoshii – President, Gorgeous Entertainment (Executive Producer of Japan Day @ Central Park)
Last yearâ€™s winner: Mr. Aaron Porter (JET Alum, Kyoto, 1998