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International Youth Art Contest

Event Name

2022 International Youth Art Contest

Meaning of the event

The K-Art International Exchange Association is the only organization in Korea to hold an art contest for teenagers around the world. And this art contest, which started in 2002, has celebrated its 21st anniversary so far, and has created a place for a total of 41,000 teenagers around the world to develop art creativity through art. By holding the 2022 International Youth Art Contest this year, it will serve as a bridge for youth around the world to experience various cultural and artistic education and develop into future artists.

Event Overview
    Subject of a work
  • Korean Students – Overcoming the Climate Crisis and Eco-friendly (Wishing to Host the 2030 Busan International Expo)
  • Foreign Students – Overcoming the Climate Crisis and Eco-Friendly (carbon neutral)
  • ※ Provided, That in the case of students who major in plaster drawing, still-life drawing, basic design, etc., the subject is free
  • Eligibility: Middle School & High School Students and Graduates (2021, 2022)
    Period of acceptance of works
  • 2022. 5. 16 (Mon) ~ 5 27 (Fri) (※ Accepted until the poststamp/ mark of shipment on May 27)
    Date of Open Evaluation
  • 2022. 6. 26 (Sun) 10:00 am ~ (※ Time change will be announced later)
    Place of open evaluation
  • United Nations Peace Memorial, Busan
    Evaluation method
  • Separate evaluation of middle school and high school students and each field by open evaluation method
  • International jury panel from Korea, India, Japan, etc. (Professors, teachers and artists from each country)
    Result announcement
  • J2022. 7. 8 (Fri) 18:00 ~ (※ K-Art International Exchange Association website)
    Hosted organised by
  • K-Art International Exchange Association
    Sponsored by
  • Busan Bank, Blue Indus, Quadruped Gold Museum

※ The above schedule is subject to change, and any change will be announced on the K-Art International Exchange website.

Expected Effect
  • It is expected that teenagers around the world will experience various cultural and artistic education directly and increase the possibility of developing as artists in the future through student art exchanges.
  • Expect to improve one's skills by identifying one's current artistic skills and supplementing the deficiencies through fair competition.
Plan linked to a follow-up project
  • Provide opportunities to participate in the 2022 Busan International Art Fair Group Exhibition (December 1 - 5, 2022 / BEXCO)
  • Free participation in the 2022 International Youth Arts Festival (August 6 - 7, 2022 / 1 night and 2 days)
  • Free participation in the 2022 International Youth Arts Festival Art Practical Contest (August 6, 2022)
  • Providing priority opportunities for overseas training and art course programs (notification of overseas training countries and programs later)
  • Exhibition opportunities for Inko Centre overseas in India for outstanding works