Call for entries for the design of the 2018 IRONMAN 70.3 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP top male and female athlete award.
Artists working in the Eastern Cape are challenged by the international IRON MAN committee and the host city Nelson Mandela Bay to create an outstanding and innovative design for the 2018 IRON MAN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP top male and female athlete’s trophies.
Artists are invited to submit concept drawings and designs which can take the form of sketches, computer generated designs, small 3D Marquette’s and other media of the artist’s choice.
The first round of submissions is meant as concept proposals and artists are not expected to present final artworks.
Closing date for submissions is Friday 16th March 2018. All submissions must be presented on this date to the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum between 9:00 – 17:00.
The first round of selections will take place on Tuesday 20th March 2018 at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum, 1 Park Drive, Central. Entry forms will be available at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum, the Sports, Recreation, Arts and Culture buildings in St Georges Park and at local galleries. They will also be available to download from the NMM Art Museum and NMBM websites.
The concept proposals must not exceed a space of 2m x 2m when fully installed. From these proposals ten concept trophies will be selected to take part in the next stage of the competition. The top ten presentations will be on display at the STANDARD BANK IRONMAN AFRICAN CHAMPIONSHIP 2018 to held in April 2018 and will be presented to the public where visitors to the exhibition will be able to vote for their favourite design.
The top winner will be selected at the end of April 2018 and the winning artist/s will receive prize money of R 10,000.00. Technical support will be provided for the final production of the two awards to be presented to the top male and female athlete.