PENZA 2014

Rules and Conditions of the Symposium

1. Time and place

The 7 th International Sculpture Symposium Penza 2014 will be held in Penza, Russia from the 15 Мау  till 8 of June 2014 at the hotel complex “Chistie Prudi”. 


2. Symposium targets

·         Popularization of Fine Arts;

·         Creation of new sculptures for the collection of sculpture park LEGENG and new paintings for Gallery ART PENZA and hotel complex “Chistie Prudi;

·         Introduction of the visitors to current sculpture and painting arts tendencies;

·         Consolidation of international contacts;

·         Sharing of art experience between sculptors  and painters from different countries;

·         Development of tourism in the region;

·         Realization of master classes and Art-residences programs in the frameworks of the Symposium;

3. The topic of the Symposium


4.  Materials

·                     Marble,  2 cubic  metres ;


·                    Granite, 2 cubic metres;

·         Metal sheets and profiles (steel, stainless steel);

·         Wood of oak or linden for interior sculptures, no more  than 2 artists;

·         Bronze, casting in a highly professional workshop by the models of sculptures made of plastiline during the Symposium;

·         Canvases, acrylic  paints for painters;

5. The Symposium provides the participants with

·         Accomodation and alimentation at the hotel Art Penza;

·         Materials for the sculptures: stone (marble  or granite), metal (steel or stainless steel), plastiline for making a model,  casting in bronze after the end of the Symposium;

·         For  sculptors, who working with marble, bronze (plastiline) and metal (steel and stainless steel) - money reward amounting to 2000 € (its equivalent in rubles) for completed sculptures at the end of the Symposium; For  sculptors, who working with granite (only) - money reward amounting to 2500 € (its equivalent in rubles) for completed sculptures at the end of the Symposium; For painters 1000 € (its equivalent in rubles) for 15 completed painting art works 1m x1m by size at the end of the Symposium;

·         Transportation expenses coverage: for artists  by tickets from counties of Europe –  not more than 300 €, for artists from countries of Asia and Africa – not more than 400 €, for artists from countries of North and South America and The Far East – not more than 600 €; for Artists from Russia, Belarus, Ukraine transportation fee according  those train tickets;

·         Working site commodities for sculptors: electricity, air compressor, crane, storage for working clothes and instruments, protection of sun or rain,  230 mm  and 125 mm angle grinders;

·         For metal sculptors welding and cutting machines, grinders, another tools, working space;

·         The equipped studio for painters with painting materials: aclylic, canvases, brushes;

·         Meeting at airports and  bus transportation from Moscow airports to Penza 14 of May and from Penza to Moscow airports 8 of May;

·         Exhibition of small sculptures in Museum-Gallery ISS during the Symposium;

·         Symposium Catalogue;

·         Coverage of the most important events of the Symposium on at face book links;

·         Coverage of the Symposium events by russian mass media ( television, radio, newspapers, magazines);

6. The participants are obliged

·         To accomplish the sculptureor paintings  in accordance with the selected projects or sketches;

·         To provide a small sculptures for the exhibition at Museum-Gallery ISS;

·         To bring their own electric, air and hand tools as well as personal means of protection and professional  disks for marble or granite;

·         To have individual insurance for the whole period of the Symposium;

·         To take part in the traditional painting competition;

·         To be present at the working  place during the working time of symposium;

7. Special opportunities and suggestings

Sculpture park LEGEND waiting from the artists proposals of big scale sculptures stone and metal.  For creating these sculptures may be will nessecary more time (around 2,5 months) more materials and another  money reward.

We waiting from  stone and bronze sculptors also proposals for creating at the frame of the 7 th Symposium 3-4 small  (40-60 cm) compositions for interiors except 1 big sculpture.

Good luck for creation and proposals.



8. The procedure of  application and selecting the participants of the Symposium, 31 artists ( 17 sculptors and 14 painters)

The participants of the Symposium will be selected on the base of  projects of the sculptures, painting sketches and documents.

All the necessary sketches and documents should be send at digital form ( totally not more than 5 MB)  to the symposium organizing committee e-mail: not later than the 1st of December  2013.

Applications bigger than 5 MB will not accepted.  For the application to the Symposium  artists have to send:

·         The filled and signed registration form, doc format ;

·         Artist CV;

·         Minimum 7 photos of  your previous sculpture works of monumental size in the selected materials for sculptors and  no  less than 10 photos of previous painting artworks for painters ;

·         For sculptors: photos of models of suggesting sculptures from 4 points of view  (we ask to present  2 projects from each sculptor); the description of the project (the title of the sculpture, material, size, explanation of the artistic idea);

·         For painters: color  sketches,  lay out, artistic motives for the  painting works which you like to realize during symposium, the description of the artistic concepts;

·         The results of the selection will be  publish at the web site of the symposium on the 10 of January 2014;

9. Other conditions

·         Participant can use other materials for the sculpture but purchase them themselves;

·         Participant  can be accompanied by someone, but they are to pay for his/her accommodation and alimentation;

·         The symposium does not cover other expenses of artists such as beverages, cell phone charges etc;

·         The organizers have rights for publish the artworks, created during Symposiums;

·         The sculptures created during the Symposium will installed at  the sculpture park LEGEND,  will be part of Gallery ART PENZA collection and for interiors of hotel Art Penza;


10. Organizers of the Symposium

·         Sculpture parkLEGEND;

·         Hotel complex “Chistie Prudi”;

·         Company “Rosstroy”;

·         Gallery ART PENZA

10. Contacts

Yury Tkachenko – sculptor, coordinator of the Symposiums, art director of the sculpture park LEGEND,,;

 E-mail:, telephone: +7 9061573078;


Valentina Dusavitskaya – sculptor, coordinator of the Symposiums, art director of the Gallery ART PENZA,,

E-mail:, cell phone: +79053653873

The hotel complex “Chistie Prudi”:, address:
442395, Ozdorovitelnaya  str, 2, Ramzay village, Mokshanskiy district, Penza region,
Russia. Tel.: +7 8412 78 0000; +7 8412390717


Website of Symposiums:















PENZA 2014



Name of artist:                                             

Date of birth:                      

Address of artist:     


Web site:

Mobile/Cell phone:

Titles of  proposal sculptures/paintings:

Materials of  proposal sculptures:

Dimensions of sculptures:  

Me, underwritten, I oblige to realize my sculpture fully complying to my selected project during Symposium. Rules and Regulations of Symposium I have read and approved.


Date:                                                              Signature:

International sculpture symposium.
Autumn. Inspiration. Penza.