Trnava Poster Triennial 2012

23 April 2012
15 July 2012

Trnava Poster Triennial 2012 is a public, non-anonymous international competitive exhibition of posters and complimentary copies issued (produced) between 1 January 2009 and 1 July 2012. The exhibition, which runs from 9 November 2012 to 3 February 2013, is organised by Ján Koniarek Gallery in Trnava and the Trnava Self-governing Region.

Categories

  1. (professional) - professional authors - individuals and teams
  2. (student) - fine arts and design academies students from 18 years of age
  3. (junior) - art school students from 14 to 18 years of age represented by their teachers.

International jury

Consists of five internationally renowned experts on graphic design and visual communication and an Icograda representative.

  • Stanislav Stankoci, Slovak Republic
  • François Caspar, France
  • Zdzisław Schubert, Poland
  • Jan Rajlich jr., Czech Republic
  • Pekka Loiri, Finland

Prizes

  • Category A (professionals):
    • Grand Prix TPT 2012 - a special prize of Jozef Dóka Jr., the founder of TPT. Icograda Excellence Award
    • 1st Prize
    • 2nd Prize
    • 3rd Prize
  • Category B (students) and Category C (juniors under 18):
    • 1st Prize
    • 2nd Prize
    • 3rd Prize
    • Prize of the Academy of Fine Arts and Design Chancellor.

The following prizes are awarded without distinguishing the categories:

  • Prize of the Slovak Design Center in Bratislava
  • Prize of the Chairman of the Trnava Self-governing Region
  • Prize of the Trnava City Mayor
  • Audience prize
  • Master's Eye Awards - for internationally renowned graphic design personalities

Delivery of prizes and publication of results shall take place within 30 days from the jury's work completion. Awarded authors shall be informed in writing.

Co-organisers

  • The Slovak Design Center in Bratislava
  • the City of Trnava
  • the Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava
  • the civic association POSTER
  • the West-Slovakian Museum in Trnava

The event is held under the auspices of Icograda (the International Council of Communication Design) and the Chairman of the Trnava Self-governing Region.

Conditions of competition

  1. Authors may send max. 5 posters in 2 copies, created between January 1, 2009 and July 1, 2012.
  2. All posters must be provided also in digital form through registration form that can be obtained from www.tpt.sk:
    • Category A:
      B1 - B0 (min. 70×100 cm, max. 100×140 cm), digital data - as per instruction in the registration form
    • Category B:
      B2 - B1 (min. 50 x 70 cm, max. 70 x 100 cm), digital data - as per instruction in the registration form
    • Category C:
      only digital data B1 chosen by the teacher, digital data - as per instruction in the registration form.
  3. Organisers reserve the right to promote and reproduce the work in print and screen media, free of charge.
  4. After the exhibition all the exhibits will be retained in the Triennial archives in the Ján Koniarek Gallery in Trnava. The submitted works become property of the exhibition organizer and will not be returned to authors.
  5. Finalists shall receive one catalog for free, they will only pay postal and handling expenses. Additional catalogs can be ordered with 1/3 discount.
  6. Information and reproductions of posters will be taken from the online form. Authors are responsible for the data accuracy and color correctness of digital data.
  7. Posters bearing the generated code in the lower right corner together with a duly completed application should be sent by July 15, 2012 to:
    Galéria Jána Koniarka v Trnave
    Zelený kríček 3
    Trnava
    917 01 Slovenská republika
    T 00421/33 55 11 659
    E
    www.tpt.sk
  8. Mark the packing "Gift - Printed Matter."

For more information, please contact:

Galéria Jána Koniarka v Trnave
Zelený kríček 3
Trnava
917 01 Slovenská republika
T 00421/33 55 11 659
E
www.tpt.sk

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