Copic Award 2021 now is over!
The Copic Award 2021 now is opened for entries, competition aimed at providing an opportunity to share the diverse artworks created using Copic products on the web, connect Copic fans around the world to inspire each other and help make their creative experiences more fun.
The Copic Award is a competition aimed at providing an opportunity to share the diverse artworks created using Copic products on the web, connect Copic fans around the world to inspire each other and help make their creative experiences more fun.
The Copic Award is a competition that provides an opportunity to share diverse artworks created using Copic products. It connects Copic fans from around the world to inspire each other and to enjoy a collective creative experience.
Artworks must have been created using Copic products. There are no categories nor specific theme. The Award has been purposely kept this broad to encourage imagination.
This year’s panel of judges includes manga artist Mr Ito Ogure (also known by the name Oh! Great), designer Mr Kota Nezu, illustrator Ms Chiaki Harada, curator Ms Tomoko Yabumae (from the Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo), and art director Mr Kei Matsushita.
All entries will be showcased in an online gallery, allowing participants to share their work with a wide audience and to view the work of other participants from different parts of the world.
➜ Only one piece of artwork may be submitted per person.
➜ You can use any other art mediums, such as acrylic, watercolors, colored pencils or ink), but the majority of your artwork must be created with Copic products (e.g. markers, Multiliner pens, etc.).
➜ The size of artwork should be within L17″ x W12″x H12″ (L420mm x W297mm x H300mm) with the maximum weight of 11lbs (5kg).
➜ Three still image files of the same artwork can be submitted (no videos). Images must be uploaded as .jpg format. Maximum size of each file must be no larger than 5MB.
➜ Submited artworks have not already been made public either through another competition or an exhibition (excluding personal exhibition or own social media pages).
➜ Ability in Expression
Anyone can enter regardless of age, nationality, or genre.
In addition to the Grand Prize, the Judges' Award, and the Future Generation Art Prize: Grand Prize, there are special prizes such as the Craft Award or Social Media Award. This year, there will be new prizes available, including the "Regional Award" and many more. The winner of the Grand Prize will receive a cash prize of 3,000 USD and a luxurious set of art materials, including a complete set of 358 colors of Copic Sketch.
The "Future Generation Art Prize" is a special prize selected from applicants 18 years of age or younger at the time of entry, and 100 winners will receive a special edition Copic set.
There is no entry fee to participate!