26 January 2006
Trnava (Slovakia) - Submissions are now being accepted for the 6th Trnava Poster Triennial 2006, an Icograda-endorsed event.
Trnava (Slovakia) - Submissions are now being accepted for the 6th Trnava Poster Triennial 2006, an Icograda-endorsed event. This event will be hosted at and is being organised by the Jan Koniarek Gallery in Trnava, in collaboration with the Slovak Design Centre in Bratislava, the Trnava City Council, the Academy of Fine Arts & Design in Bratislava and the civic association POSTER. The international community of graphic designers is invited to submit work created between February 2003 and 15 March 2006. The submissions deadline is 15 March 2006.

The Selection Jury
The Poster Exhibition Selection Jury will be appointed by the Organising Committee of TPT 2006, and will consist of the 10 following graphic designers:

Radim Blaho, Slovakia
Jozef Dokajn, Slovakia
Dana Doricova, Slovakia
Lubomir Longauer, Slovakia
Milan Mikula, Slovakia
Robert Parso, Slovakia
Maria Riskova, Slovakia
Vladislav Rostoka, Slovakia
Marta Sylvestrova, Czech Republic

A - Professional designers (individuals, teams)
B - Students of fine art academies

The International Jury
The International Jury will consist of five laureates of the Master's Eye Award:
Jozef Dokajn (Slovakia), Alain Le Quernec (France), Gertrud Nolte (Germany), Tadeusz Piechura (Poland), Jiri Salamoun (Czech Republic).
The International Jury will select the works to be awarded. The jurors are not allowed to take part in the competition. The exhibition of works by the jurors will be presented separately. Icograda's representative at the Triennial will take part in the meetings of the International Jury, and will grant the Icograda Award.


Category A

Grand Prix
Icograda Award
1st Prize
2nd Prize
3rd Prize

Category B
1st Prize
2nd Prize
3rd Prize
The special prize of the rector of The Academy of Fine Arts & Design in Bratislava

Special Awards
The Slovak Design Centre's Award
Award of the President of the self-governing region of Trnava
The Trnava Mayor's Award
Visitor's Award.

The International Award - Master's Eye Award
The representatives of ICOGRADA, The Jan Koniarek Gallery, The Slovak design Centre and The Academy of Fine Arts & Design will award graphic designers, experts in the field of visual communication and art historians for outstanding achievements, organisation of events and promotion of graphic design.

1 - Participants may submit a maximum of 5 posters, with two copies of each. The work must have been published no later than 15 March 2006.

2 - The authors are required to send CDR in A5 dimension, 300 dpi, format TIFF, EPS, JPEG or PDF of every poster.

3 - The organisers reserve the right to promote and reproduce works without compensating the author.

4 - After the exhibition, all pieces will be stored in the archive of The Jan Koniarek Gallery in Trnava.

5 - The catalogue will be available at a 30% discount for the participants.

6 - Each poster should bear a label completed clearly in English, and affixed to the lower right corner on the reverse side.

7 - Deadline for sending entries is 15 March 2006.

To ensure fast delivery, please declare submissions to be of a value no higher than 10 USD or 10 EUR.

For further information please contact:

Galeria Jana Koniarka
Zeleny kricek 3
917 01
T: 00421/33/55 11 659
F: 00421/33/55 11 391
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