WINZAVOD contemporary art center
invites to the «START»

Competition for artists and photographers from the online gallery Colors of Humanity

Deadline: 15 June 2020

"Black and White" is an annual contest of artists and photographers. Authors aged 18 or older, from any country, can participate. Accepted 2D works (painting, graphics, photography, any other techniques). Monochrome sometimes can say more than the full range, and creates a striking contrast. The organizers want to see your work, which consists of black, white and shades of these colors. Originality, quality, creativity, artistic expression will be evaluated.

Jury: Janelle Cogan

Organizer: Colors of Humanity is an online art gallery that can provide artists with a number of advantages over traditional galleries. No commission, international promotion with no shipping costs, no traffic to your site, no risk to damage the work!

Charity: 10% of all registration fees will serve a good cause. They will be donated to the Heart to Heart International Charity Fund, which helps third world communities access health services (

Registration fee: $20 for 1-2 jobs (if you want you can download more by paying an additional amount).

Awards: In addition to cash prizes, all accepted works will be exhibited on the gallery's official website with the authors' names, title, contacts (site or mail). The author marked as "Best of Show" will be promoted separately and more noticeably.

Sales: If visitors to the online gallery want to purchase the artwork, the transaction is made directly between the buyer and the artist. The gallery is not involved in the sales process and does not charge any commission.

Requirements for artwork:

- Picture should not be heavier than 2 mb.


- The image must not contain frame, mat, or watermark.

- The name of the file should be prepared in a sample manner: LastName-FirstName-TitleofArt.jpeg

- The image must be clear and in focus: it represents your work and will be displayed / evaluated by the jury as received.

Important dates:

Notification of results: 22 June 

Opening of the online exhibition: July 1 

Exhibition closing (transfer to "archive"): 31 July

To participate, fill out the form on the contest page and you will be directed to the payment page.

For all questions, please write to (Janelle).