Open Culture Remix Art Contest Submission deadline: April 30, 2022
Who can enter? The contest is open to everyone, aged 18 years old or older, from anywhere in the world.
Participants must have created the artworks themselves. Artworks must not have been previously recognized and/or awarded in another competition. Each participant can submit a maximum of one entry.
By submitting an entry to the contest, each participant agrees to the CC Open Culture Remix Art Contest rules.
Entry Requirements The submitted artwork must be a digital image in JPEG or PNG format, edited for web in sRGB color space, 300dpi, at least 2,000 pixels wide, and no larger than 10 MB. Creative Commons may collect a file’s metadata upon entry.
The submitted artwork must remix open access cultural heritage work(s) from a cultural heritage institution’s online collection or another repository. All source material must be available for free and legal reuse under a CC BY license or be in the public domain. Even when remixing public domain works, each individual entry must provide attribution of the source material used, including the name of the author, the title of the work (if applicable), the URL(s) to the source material used, and the license or copyright status of the work.
The submitted artwork must be accompanied by a brief description (250 words max) telling the story behind the artwork.
CC will review and decide if the entries submitted to comply with all the requirements.
Selection criteria Artworks will be judged by a panel of 5 judges according to their adherence to the theme, expression of the theme, overall impact, originality, creativity, artistic expression, personal expression, visual appeal, among others. The brief descriptions accompanying the artworks will also be taken into account.
Timeline The Contest begins on 14 February, 2022, and ends on 30 April, 2022, at 11:59 PM UTC
Submissions open: February 14, 2022
Submissions close: April 30, 2022
Shortlisted entries announced: May, 2022
Live event with winners: June 2022
Entry is free of charge. Create an original artwork on the theme of Love Culture? Share Culture! supported by a brief description telling the story behind the artwork, including how the artwork conveys your emotions and relates to the theme. Add a title and share a personal profile of yourself.
When you make your submission, you will also need to reference your source materials. Please keep this in mind as you are gathering the works you plan to use in your art. You will be required to provide the following information.
Title (if applicable)
License or public domain status of source materials (CC BY or Public Domain)
Host Institution Credit (Optional)
1st: $1000 USD cash award
2nd: $500 USD cash award
3rd: $250 USD cash award
4th-7th: Honorable Mention: a copy of the book “Made with Creative Commons” signed by Lawrence Lessig, founder of Creative Commons
8th-10th: Honorable Mention: a copy of the book “Made with Creative Commons”