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About the St.Petersburg Art Week International

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World  Art Fund, St.Petersburg Art Union and NextArt invite you to compete in International Exhibition & Competition of Contemporary Arts "St.Petersburg Art Week”.

The St.Petersburg Art Week is an annual open competition and exhibition accumulating 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 – the Art Exhibition Center of the St.Petersburg Art Union.

Dates: Junly 5-10, 2022.
Application deadline: June 28, 2022.

Address: Bolshaya Morskaya str. 38, St.Petersburg, Art Exhibition Center of the St.Petersburg Art Union.

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

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There are two ways of participation: REMOTE (online) and IN PERSON (offline). 


The exhibition represents more than 200 art objects from more than 20 countries. The advisory council, composed of famous painters, press representatives and arts critics will assess art objects. After that we form the list of winners in painting, graphics, sculpture etc. The awardees 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, etc.

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 formed. 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 historians.

Forms of participation: There are two ways to participate in St.Petersburg Art Week: online (remotely) and offline (in person).

Professional categories
1) "Student" category: university, high school, college students and graduates (no longer than 1 year ago)
2) "Professional" category: practitioners in art, professors, organizations, graduates (more than 1 year ago)
3) "Amateur" category: people, whose hobby is art, but who do not have a special art education.
Works from every category are presented and evaluated seperately.

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

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


I. The competition program:
1) International Painting Contest
2) International Abstract&Avant-garde Art Contest
3) International Portrait Arts
4) International Graphic Contest
5) International Sculpture Contest
6) International Arts&Crafts Competition
7) International Textile Competition 
8) International Photography Competition

II. Exhibition Program:
St.Petersburg Art Week Fair provides a unique opportunity of collaboration for artists, craftsmans, art galleries and producers. It is a platform for exchanging opinions, sharing 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. This diversity allows us to combine traditional and modern styles, to create an unforgettable atmosphere of creativity and vision of art.
Program includes: Painting, Graphics, Sculpture, Design, Mixed Media (2D, 3D), Video-art and digital art, Photography, 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.


Any additional information can be forwarded upon request:
Web-site:, E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Skype: Euroartweek
Tel.: +7 (985) 4811118, Tel. / Fax: +7 (495) 1182221
Post Address: Union of Arts, Krymskiy Val 8/2., 119049, Moscow, Russia