Elit-Tile

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elit-tile 2010
FIFTH WORLD’S CERAMIC TILE TRIENNIAL
MUSEO DE ARTE MODERNO,SANTO DOMINGO
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC,WI.

Dear artist:

Since 1999 the Igneri Foundation organizes the World´s Ceramic Tile Triennials (elit-tile).

elit-tile has been launched to promote the making and use of tile as conceptual medium, architectural ornamentation or personal/cultural artifact.

Many solo and collective exhibits will be opened as part of the program along with workshops, interactive presentations, performances, slide data shows, photography exhibits on tile as well as seminars and other concurrent activities. This array of events will be part of the 23 month long Triennial celebration.

See our web page www.elit-tile.net and you will find information about our non profit organization and also memories of the international triennials tiles events.

elit tile is an INVITATIONAL event

The fourth triennial 2000/10 just end, with 356 tiles from 91 different countries.

elit-tile 2013/14 is open to all artists/ceramists around the globe that masters fire techniques and also willing to send the work as a donation to the Museum of Contemporary Ceramics (MCC).

The works will not only increase the Museum collection but also support the ceramics activities in our country guided by Igneri Foundation/Art and Archaeology.

Only invited international artists will be accepted, though, in order to register, interested artists who have not been invited must submit:

  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Two(2)recent works digital images (good resolution)
  3. A personal photo for promotional purposes
  4. Material about his work in art ( catalog, articles, photos, and other material could be send via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. before November 30 2013.

NO ENTRY FEE

If you are invited you don't have to pay fee

Every artist will participate with one (1) work. A tile piece not larger 6x6 inches or 15x15 cm. No work must be over 2 inches or 5 cm thick, no matter the shape.

All works will have no less than 75% ceramic material. No non-ceramics techniques will be accepted.

No work must be older that three years prior to submission.

No work could have been already awarded. No work can ever have been published before.

All tile pieces must be properly mounted for exhibition following the attached procedure.(see figure)

TILES MOUNTING INSTRUCTIONS

The tile must be prepare to hang over a wood base, no larger the tile itself and in the back, a hole in the middle or a hang hook. Do not frame the tile. The artists name, mail address, telephone, fax or email country, title of the work, technique, and year of realization should be written at the back.

With no obligation, all participants may submit a personal photo for personal promotion. Instrucciones de montaje

DEADLINE

Registrations will be open until March 14th, 2014. We must receive the tiles before May 14th, 2014.

Invited artists may mail their work whenever they decide to the address below :

o/THIMO PIMENTEL,MD-ACROMAX DOM
AVE 27 DE FEBRERO ESQ CALLE H
ZONA INDUSTRIAL DE HERRERA
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, WI
Phone: 809-531-0164 EXT 2216

(*)IMPORTANT:
TO SEND THE TILES, WE SUGGEST
USE THE FOLLOWING COMPANIES:
UPS, DHL and FEDERAL EXPRESS

(*) OTHER ARTISTS MUST BE INVITED DIRECTLY BY THE ORGANIZING COMMITEE AND THEY WILL SUBMIT CURRICULUM AND PHOTOS .

Artists will be responsible of insuring submitted works. The sending of no commercial value as a donation. Taxes and expenses are on the sender.

Dominican artists and foreign artists living in Dominican Republic must personally deposit the works personally to the address below:

MUSEO DE LA CERAMICA CONTEMPORANEA
Calle Víctor Garrido Puello casi esq. Winston Churchill
Edificio Metropolitano IV, Primer Piso, Santo Domingo

JURY

An international jury will conduct the selection process.

elit-tile is not a competition, but a celebration of tile as a ceramic, artistic element with an actual use as well as the embodiment of a concept.

AWARDS elit-tile 2014

FIFTH WORLD’S CERAMIC TILE TRIENNIAL

  • IGNERI FOUNDATION /ART & ARCHAEOLOGY AWARD. Diploma to the best tile by a foreign artist + US$1,000.00
  • Grupo PROYECTA Award. Diploma to the best tile made by a dominican artist + US$1,000.00
  • SUSANA DE MOYA FOUNDATION Award. Best work of art tile. Diploma + US$300.00
  • INDUSTRIAS AGUAYO Award -Besta architectural tile. Diploma + US$300.00
  • ALTOS DE CHAVÓN CULTURAL FOUNDATION Award. Best Concept tile. Diploma + US$300.00
  • TILE HERITAGE FOUNDATION Award. Best tile Cultural Heritage. Diploma + US$200.00
  • PUNTACANA ART GALLERY Award. (Opera Prima) Mejor tile artista dominicano incursionando en la cerámica. Diploma + US$100.00
  • Jury Special Award . Diploma + US$100.00
  • DOÑA IRIS Award. Diploma + US$100.00
  • MUSEO DEL HOMBRE DOMINICANO AWARD. Best Dominican aboriginal cultural heritage tile. Diploma and US$100.00
  • Mention Insular Caribbean Region. Diploma.
  • Mention Central América/México. Diploma.
  • Mention South América. Diploma.
  • Mention North América. Diploma.
  • Mention Africa. Diploma.
  • Mention Asia. Diploma.
  • Mention Eurasia. Diploma.
  • Mention Middle East. Diploma.
  • Mention Europe. Diploma.
  • Mention Oceanía. Diploma.

Other mentions can be given by the jury

The jury could avoid to give any award
The award must not be fractionated
The jury decision is final