Sunday, February 19, 2017
International ‘Tony Farsky’ Cartoon-Poster Competition 2017 (Karl Marx – bi-centenary of his birth)
International ‘Tony Farsky’ Cartoon-Poster Competition
Karl Marx – bi-centenary of his birth
The competition is open to artists and cartoonists
from all nations.
There will be a first prize of £500, a second prize of
£300 and a third prize of £200 to be awarded to the artists whose work best
expresses the ideas of Karl Marx for our time. The judges’ decision will be
final. The jury will be looking for clarity of message, artistic skill as well
as humour. Entrants should be clear that the aim of this competition is to
commemorate the great contribution made by Marx and his ideas to our culture
Artwork should be submitted electronically (i.e. email
attachment) in A4 format (high resolution - at least 300 dpi).
Artwork with text and/or captions not in English
should (if possible) be accompanied by a translation.
Each entry must be accompanied by an address and
Entries to reach the organisers by October 1st 2017.
The results of the competition will be announced
towards the end of 2017.
It is intended that the artwork of the winner will be
reproduced on T-shirts, posters and cards. The artist will be duly credited on
all such reproductions.
The organisers retain the right to publish or exhibit
any of the artworks submitted, but undertake to give due credit in all cases to
the artists and ensure they receive any royalties/payments that may accrue as a
The best of the works submitted will be displayed on
our website at: www.kenspraguefund.org for a period of 12 months and later will
become part of the page’s competition archive, accessible to visitors.
Artists submitting art work will automatically agree
to abide by the above rules.
Sponsored by the Ken Sprague Fund together with the
Marx Memorial Library and the Morning Star newspaper.
Address to send submissions: Ken Sprague Fund Cartoon
Competition, 11 Dorset Road, Ealing, London W5 4HU, United Kingdom. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org