Present award of $300 is provided by Mr. Vladimir Larionov, St Petersburg, Russia.
Mr. Larionov is a founder of Science Fiction Fan Clubs of Russia, an active organizer of Sci Fi conventions and an outstanding a connoisseur and collector of Science Fiction literature. He is well known internationally and we are proud to have him as our honored partner. Through this award Mr. Larionov will select three caricature art works to be awarded $300 prize and included in the print catalog as well as showcased at the Art Show.
Harry Harrison and Vladimir Larionov in the photo.
The best 8 works shall be selected from the works submitted for the competition and published in the magazine “Global Investment Review” (published 6 times a year) and additional 12 works shall be selected for publication in the electronic version of the magazine (the fee for publication in the print edition is $ 100.00, in the electronic edition - $ 25.00). The works, published in the magazine, get into the final of the competition. The jury shall select the winner of the main prize of the competition from these works, and these works will be placed in the catalog and will participate in exhibitions.
All submitted for the contest works will be posted on the website of the magazine, where voting will be organized. Works, not selected by the jury, but received a large number of audience votes will be awarded with prizes and diplomas, and will be included in the printed catalog.
Works, selected for publication in the magazine and catalog, shall become the property of the organizer, and when submitting works for the competition, the participant understands and accepts the fact that if the work is selected for publication, participants cannot claim any payment from future publications of the works, submitted for the competition.
The authors, whose works are published in the catalog, will receive 1 copy of the catalog free of charge and can purchase the required amount with a 60% discount.
Chairman - Alex Yar, the competition organizer, writer, lawyer, businessman, publisher (Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA).
Co-chairman - Vladimir Stepanov, artist, Member of the Creative Union of Artists of Russia (Novosibirsk, Russia).
Cartoonist, illustrator, Member of the Creative Unions of Artists adn Journalists of USSR and Russia (Piter, Russia).
Cartoonist, Founder and Editor in Chief "Big Encyclopedia of Caricature", Member of the Creative Union of Artists of Russia (Spain, Russia).
Writer, lawyer, owner of the gallery (Sevastopol, Russia).
Publisher (Minsk, Belarus).
Banker, writer, speaker (Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA).
Lawyer and social activist (Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA).
Publisher, social activist (Israel).
Social activist (Iraq).
culturologist, art critic, editor in chief Culbyt.com (Israel).
Structure of jury is not final, it may be changing.