Wednesday, 24 April 2019
  • St.Petersburg Art Week International
  • 27 June - 03 July 2016
  • Registration deadline: June 20, 2016
  • Exhibitions, competitions, workshops, master classes
  • There are two ways of participation: in absentia and IN PERSON
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WELCOME to St.PETERSBURG's ART WEEK International: May 29 - June 03, 2018

World Fund for Arts, St.Petersburg Union of Artists and NextArt invite you to compete in International Exhibition & Competition of Contemporary Arts "St.Petersburg Art Week”, its provocative program for professional and emerging artists.
The St.Petersburg Art Week is an annual open competition and exhibition inviting work from national and international artists practicing contemporary and conceptual art. Art-work submitted can include painting, installation, textile, photography, ceramics, drawing and print, performance, sculpture, glass, metal and plastics.

The St.Petersburg Art Week takes place in the heart of St.Petersburg City – at the Art Exhibition Hall of the St.Petersburg Union of Artists, May 29 - June 03, 2018 (Bolshaya Morskaya str. 38, St.Petersburg).

All participants are published in the International catalogue "New Faces in Arts".



International Exhibition & Competition of Contemporary Arts


  May 29 - June 03, 2018  

Registration deadline: May 24, 2018

There are two ways of participation:

IN ABSENTIA (online) and IN PERSON (internal way).




Bolshaya Morskaya str. 38, St.Petersburg

Art Exhibition Hall of the St.Petersburg Union of Artists


The exposition will present more than 500 art objects from more than 20 countries, including Russia, Ukraine, Belorussia, Kazakhstan, Portugal, Italy, France, the UK, Germany, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Lithuania and others. The Jury works during 6 days in order to appraise art objects of the participants.

The World Art Fund (Russian branch)
Exhibition Center of the Petersburg Union of Artists
Producer Center "Art of the future / Next Art"

Department of Culture of St. Petersburg
Leningrad Chamber of Commerce and Industry
St. Petersburg Union of Artists
European Art Union
World Club of St. Petersburg


The Exhibition represents more than 500 art objects from more than 20 countries. The advisory council, composed of famous painters, press representatives and arts critics, will appraise art objects. After that the list of winners in painting, graphics, sculpture etc. competitions will be formed. The laureates get an opportunity of being exposed abroad in the following Art Weeks free of charge or with huge discounts. The following Art Weeks will be held in Italy, Portugal, Spain, China (see the whole list"The geography of Art Weeks").



I. The competition program
II. Exhibition Program:
St.Petersburg Art Week Fair provides a unique opportunity of collaboration for artists, craftsmen, art galleries and producers. It is a platform for sharing opinions, finding new art decisions, communicating your own point of view. Art Fair successfully represents not only esteemed artists but rising talents as well. There are artists from all over the world, from Russia, Europe and Asia. Over 2,000 art works of 1200 artists from 20 countries will be represented in the galery. This diversity allows us to combine traditional and modern styles, to create an unforgettable atmosphere of creativity and vision of art.
Programme include:
Mixed Media (2D, 3D)
Video-art and digital art
Textile and prints
Arts and crafts
Equipment and materials for creation

III. Workshops and lectures

St.Petersburg Art Week traditionally includes educational programs - master classes, lectures and creative meetings, where famous artists and craftmen share their experience and knowledge. Famous painters, sculptors, photographers from Europe, Russia and China perfom for participants and visitors of the St.Petersburg Art Week.
Every November during the SPbAW becomes the most important destination for artists, galleries, collectors, critics and curators from all over the world.

Application for workshop
Application for participation in workshop
Workshops' schedule



There are two ways of participation:


IN ABSENTIA (online) and IN PERSON (internal way)


Both forms of participation are equal in rights.
All art works are exhibited in the galery and are open to wide audience of visitors. "In absentia" works are exhibited in the form of photocopies (Organizing committee prints images of works and places them in the overall exposition).


Jury / Expert Council:

Special and unique feature of the St.Petersburg Art Week - Expert Council participation (the jury) which consist of many professional foreign and russian representatives of the World of Art.
Among them are well-known artists, designers, craftsmen and photographers from European Union, Russia and Asia.
To evaluate the entries in each of the competitions an independent Expert Council (the jury) is formes. Heads of similar section of the St.Petersburg Artists Union are leading the Expert Council (the jury)
The Expert Council consists of the following professional groups: a) members of unions and associations; b) representatives of specialized media; c) representatives of galleries and institutions; g) and art patrons.

Go to "More on the members of the Expert Council / Jury"


Special thanks to:




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