would like to announce a painting contest in honor His Majesty
the King on the auspicious occasion of His 80th Birthday
Anniversary in order to promote artistic creations by Thai
artists. The contest rules are, as follows:
main concept for artistic creations
shall demonstrate His Majesty the King’s royal generosity
toward all his subjects, including his perseverance in carrying
out all the tasks with Virtues of the King and a determined
heart, bringing happiness and tranquility to the Thai people.
Moreover, paintings should also portrait the customs, traditions,
arts, culture and social conditions of the people during
The painting must have a concept as described in (1). 2. The painting must show skills and creativity
in realistic art, being precise in terms of persons, venues
and compositions, according to royal traditions, or in symbolic
art. 3. The technique in painting is not limited,
but should use techniques and materials that are durable.
4.The painting size, excluding the frame,
must not exceed 4 square meters. 5. The work must not have received an award
from any contest before, otherwise it will be ineligible
for the contest.
Only artists of Thai nationality
can submit works to the contest. The painting must be made
with their own skill and creativity.
1. One artist
can submit not more than 2 paintings to the contest. The
work must be submitted to the same place at venues accepting
entrants in any region as stated in (4.4). 2. The creation submitted to the contest
must be complete and ready to display. 3. The work submittal period is during
September 7-9, 2007. 4. Contact venues to send the work into
the contest are listed below:
Central region Art Centre, Silpakorn University
Northern region Faculty of Fine Arts, Chiang Mai University
Northeastern region Faculty of Fine and Applied Arts, Khon
Southern region The President’s Office Building, Prince
of Songkla University, Hat Yai Campus
Sending and acceptance of the painting is the responsibility
of the artist who owns the work.
The selection and judgment stages are divided into the-
- Selection stage occurring in the region where participants
submitted their paintings; and,
- Final judgment stage at the headquarters of KASIKORNBANK.
The winner will be selected by the Judging Committee. 2.The decision of the Judging Committee
is final. The participants will not be permitted to appeal
the result of competition. 3.The Judging Committee has the right to
select the art they deem as the most appropriate to receive
awards, or participate in the exhibition. 4.The Judging Committee has the right to
cancel or add any award at their own discretion. 5. The final judgments will be announced
on the website, www.kasikornbank.com, at the headquarters
and the press on September 28, 2007.
are 12 awards: 1. “Golden Painting Brush” Awards for the
There is one award, with a value of THB 1,000,000 together
with a golden painting brush. 2. First prize:
There is one award, with a value of THB 500,000. 3. Second prize:
There are 2 awards, with a value of THB 300,000 each. 4. Third prize:
There are three awards, with a value of THB 200,000 each. 5. Special prize:
There are five awards, with a value of THB 100,000 each.
The total value is THB 3,200,000 (Three million and two
hundred thousand Baht) 6. Citation Awards:
THB 10,000 will be paid to any artist whose painting is
selected to show at the exhibition, except for the award-
winning works. 7. In case no artist deserves an award,
the Bank will consider donating that amount of money for
All award-winning works of contributors will become the
property of KASIKORNBANK
PCL. 2. The Bank will have the right to publicize
all award- winning works.
will announce the venues for award-presentation ceremony
and the exhibition later.