29 January 2016

Grape Harvest - Italy

International Mail Art Project

For the biennial painting festival "The grape harvest in Tebano", which will be held in Faenza c/o the Tebano’s Wine Pole (
http://www.polotebano.it/ ) approximately in September 2017, artists from all over the world are invited to participate in this mail art project organized by the Faenza’s Watercolorists Association. Everyone is welcome to participate, all ages and skill levels. The day of the festival there will be an exhibition of the received works. Moreover all the works will be published online in a special album on the Facebook page of the Watercolourists Association:https://www.facebook.com/groups/associazioneacquerellistifaentini/?fref=ts and later there will be pictures of the exhibition too.

Theme: “Grape harvest in the world”
Size: Postcard (10 x 15 cm / 4 x 6 inches) 
Technique: Free (watercolour, painting, drawing, collage and so on)
Rules: No jury, no fees, no return of the works (which will remain property of the “Associazione Acquerellisti Faentini”/”Faenza’s Watercolorists Association” and can reuse them for any subsequent exhibitions), not-for-profit, only original works, no copies. It is up to the artist to send in envelope or not, only 1 piece for each artist.
Deadline: Works must arrive by the 31st of July 2017.
Please clearly indicate name, address and email address on the back of the card.
Send your card to:

Associazione Acquerellisti Faentini
c/o Roberta Savolini
Via Renaccio, 20
48018 Faenza (RA)

Thank you!


Artists from all over the world are also invited to attend the biennial painting festival "The grape harvest in Tebano", where the mail art exhibition will take place. There will be a contest and everyone during the day will have some hours to paint on the site something about the festival’s topic. Rules will follow on the Association's Facebook page. A selected jury will declare the winners. 
The Watercolourists Association will provide some time before the necessary information to overnight in the city of Faenza (
http://www.comune.faenza.ra.it/; http://www.prolocofaenza.it/), which is not only in a wonderful geographical position , but is also known worldwide for its beautiful ceramics and its splendid museum which contains an important collection of them (http://www.micfaenza.org/it/).
In the following pages you can see some pictures of the 2015 biennial painting "The grape harvest in Tebano"’s edition, organized by the Faenza’s Watercolorists Association with the Tebano’s Wine Pole, the special participation of the MIC - International Ceramics Museum – the Tommaso Minardi Drawing and Plastic School and with the support of the Municipality of Faenza. : 
Https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.992938214070884.1073741890.844646485566725&type=3;https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.992952910736081.1073741891.844646485566725&type=3; https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.993202380711134.1073741892.844646485566725&type=3

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