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 France  |   Luxembourg  |   United Kingdom  |   Greater China (China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan)  |   Japan  |   Singapore  |   Malaysia  |   Indonesia  |   Cambodia  |   Thailand  |   United States  |   Canada  |   South Africa

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Chinese Western Culture Arts Association – CWCAA

Chinese Western Cultural Arts Association (CWCAA) is a non-profit organization composed of scholars, experts, artists, designers, and outstanding enterprises and institutions from various cultural and artistic fields. It is an important service platform for the international cultural and artistic industry.

In order to deepen exchanges and sharing between different countries and regions, integrate Chinese-Western cultural and artistic resources, and promote the integration and common development of different cultures and arts, the Association actively enhances the professionalism and creativity of the cultural and artistic industry in Hong Kong through the coordination of international projects. It also promotes the internationalization and diversification of the local cultural and artistic industry in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area, strengthens the pool of cultural and artistic talents, and better inherits and promotes the cultural and artistic heritage of China on the international stage.

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Franco-Chinese Academy of Art and Culture – AFCAC
Académie Franco-Chinoise d’Art et de Culture (AFCAC) was initiated and founded in Paris in 2012 by Mr. Patrick Dambron, a renowned French cultural economist and educator. Since its establishment, the academy has been dedicated to the in-depth exchange, discussion, promotion, and development of culture, art, education, fashion design, technology, and film between China and France.

Currently, the academy is focused on three main areas – cultural and creative industries, educational research, and business consulting – while integrating cross-domain resources and creating its own branded IP projects. At the same time, it provides consulting services and project operation management services for institutions and enterprises in China and France. The academy’s self-created Franco-Chinese youth art exchange IP project “JeunePinceau®” has become the designated project for Franco-Chinese youth art exchange recognized by the French government, with annual exhibition and exchange activities held in the Paris City Center government before the Chinese New Year.

The academy’s “Alliance of Emerging French Designers +3386” gathers the most cutting-edge and creative designers and artisans in France today. In the post-pandemic era, the academy is actively and deeply promoting the exchange and development of culture, art, education, fashion, and digital media between China and France.

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International Art Museum of America – IAMA
As a non-profit art museum not subsidized by any government, IAMA is dedicated to bringing world class artworks and art activities to everyone, through art appreciation, education, and our International Art Forum of contests and exhibitions. A proud part of San Francisco’s downtown community, IAMA strives to provide a global lens for people to appreciate art and culture through its wide collections. Praised as a “Hidden Jewel” of San Francisco by the late Mayor Ed Lee, IAMA’s permanent art galleries and special exhibition halls cover over 25,000 sq. ft. The permanent collections include several hundred precious art pieces by world-renowned artists from 12 countries across Europe, America, and Asia, spanning from the 16th century to the present day. We are devoted to bringing international art together, with no distinction between East and West or New or Old, only “Art that Elevates” enriching us with immense compassion that brings peace and harmony to the world around us. All artworks collected for the permanent display are by artists whose works appear in renowned museums and meet the Board’s rigorous selection criteria. In the gallery of Professor Yuhua Shouzhi Wang, the lifetime Chairperson of IAMA, who had an unprecedented Solo Exhibition “One Flower, Two Worlds” in the Palace Museum of the Louvre, Paris, in 2019, visitors are able to gain a comprehensive view of her highly praised artwork and the two worlds within her art.

2025 World Showcase

JAN, FEB – Paris
Paris City Hall
APR – Singapore
ArtSafe Museum
MAY – Hong Kong
Hong Kong Arts Development Council Showcase
JUN, JUL – Shanghai, Xiamen
Shanghai UCCA Kids, Xiamen BLOCK 1905
AUG – San Francisco
International Art Museum of America
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The Arts and Culture: Rooted in History, Thriving in the Present

Art and culture are the distilled essence of history – a rich, deep-rooted past lays the foundation for a vibrant cultural atmosphere. However, history alone is not the sole determinant. To truly embody the title of the “Art Capital of the World,” a city must look beyond just its storied legacy and instead embrace the vitality of the present.

Official data from the French Tourism Office in 2023 reveals that Paris boasts over 200 museums and more than 1,000 art galleries – a scale that few other cities can match. But the French capital’s cultural prowess extends far beyond these impressive statistics. Dotting its streets are innumerable historic landmarks, theaters, cultural centers, and renowned art festivals – the majority of which are government-backed rather than purely commercial enterprises.

Solidifying Paris’ status as a global hub of creativity and innovation, the headquarters of UNESCO, the United Nations’ cultural agency, are also located within the city.

Esteemed Panel
of Judges

Aspiring Artists to be evaluated by Esteemed Panels in France, Hong Kong and Singapore

Recognition from French Art Institution

Aspiring artists to receive accredited certificates from renowned French art institutions

Young Artist
Exchange Tour

Award-winning participants will receive the opportunity to embark on a self-funded artistic academic tour of France. This exclusive program will offer masterclasses, hands-on exchanges and collaborations with talented local young artists

World
Showcase

Apart from receiving an award, winning-artists can also apply to join our prestigious World Exhibition Tour. This global showcase offers a select number of artist slots, providing a platform to gain international exposure, expand professional networks, and contribute to a vibrant artistic dialogue worldwide

École Supérieure d’Art du Nord-Pas de Calais/Dunkerque – Tourcoing
Tourcoing was founded in 1836. It is a public higher art college created by the French Ministry of Culture and the Ministry of Education. The National Academy of Fine Arts merged with the National Academy of Fine Arts. Both art schools have a long history and enjoy an international reputation. The Academy of Fine Arts is qualified to issue French DNAP (bac+3) French undergraduate art diploma and DNSEP (bac+5) French highest art diploma.

The Academy of Fine Arts consists of two campuses, namely the Turquin campus located in Lille, the fourth largest city in France, and the historic city of Dunkirk on the coast of the English Channel. France’s art education system has been used as a reference by countries all over the world. The Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in North Calais has inherited France’s centuries-old art education principles. The Flemish School of Painting, which has a glorious place in the history of art.

Ecole supérieure technology en Art et Communication – EAC
Founded in 1985, it has become a benchmark institution leading the development of professional fields such as French art market management, cultural management and communication, cultural heritage protection and restoration, and jewelry. EAC’s innovative approach opens up the barriers between finance, management and culture and art, and is the first to establish a learning model for professional managers in the culture and art industry. Possessing a national first-level certification for arts and culture management diploma. Campuses are located in Paris, Lyon, Nice, and Monaco. The school issues nationally certified third-level, second-level and first-level diplomas (equivalent to university, MBA, master’s level), focusing on cultural media and art market. EAC has a clear goal: to adapt to the rapidly changing economic, cultural and artistic environment of the 21st century, as well as highly specialized new technologies and increasingly rapid information dissemination, by adopting an open approach. EAC professors are industry experts from art and cultural undertakings. Most of them are in the French Ministry of Culture, the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the French Ministry of Commerce, French museums, French art galleries, international art auction houses, the National Theater, the National He holds key positions in opera houses, cultural and artistic multinational corporations and institutions.
L’École nationale supérieure des beaux-arts de Paris – ENSBA
Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux-Arts, is a national higher art school under the jurisdiction of the French Ministry of Culture and is a higher professional college. It is also one of the four major art academies in the world.Today, the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris is not only a training place for artistic experiments and exhibitions, but also a place for historical maintenance and contemporary collections, and a publishing house. The Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris is the successor to the Royal Academy of Painting and Sculpture established by Louis XIV in the 17th century. Its mission is to train high-level artists under the supervision of the Ministry of Culture. It occupies an indispensable position on the contemporary art stage. According to the consistent teaching principles of the fine arts world, training is carried out in studios under the guidance of famous artists. Workshop practice is complemented by a series of theoretical and technical courses, with the aim of giving students a diverse approach. Their goal is to provide them with a broad artistic culture while promoting multi-field experiments and interdisciplinary development.
École Supérieure d’Art et Design de Grenoble Valence – ESAD
The Higher School of Art offers recognized educational features: a cycle between experimental research, theoretical learning and work practice, with an end point of focusing on individual creative initiative and participation; attention to the novelty and specificity of each student’s work; educational creativity inspired by collective functions; overlap and integration of traditional disciplines and digital technology tools; openness to international fields and interdisciplinary research. ESAD is a member of the ERAMUS+ Grant Program Alliance.

The school has a variety of advanced experimental equipment and complete system studios (drawing, photography, video, sound, multimedia, printing and publishing, etc.), which are specially maintained by experienced technicians.

In addition to its higher education mission, ESAD also offers workshops and courses for amateurs at its two school sites in Grenoble and Valence. It provides professional artistic training for children, teenagers and adults in the fields of painting, design, sculpture, photography, etc. Various workshops/studio activities open to the public will be held throughout the year, providing internship opportunities for students and tailor-made artistic and technical support for art lovers.

L’école internationale des métiers de la culture et du marché de l’art – IESA
Founded in 1985, IESA is one of the prestigious institutions in the field of cultural and arts management, and has a great reputation in the European cultural and arts management community. The school is located in the world cultural capital “Paris”, with a strong artistic atmosphere, giving students abundant opportunities to learn about art appraisal and appreciation in museums such as the Louvre, the Orsay Museum, the Rodin Museum and the Pompidou Center for Modern Art, and improve their art appreciation level. Graduates are awarded MBA and RNCP first and second level diplomas (master’s degree).

The school applies management to the world of art and culture with a unique interdisciplinary approach. By imparting business knowledge and redefining the traditional cultural field, students can engage in a variety of careers after graduation: art managers, gallery managers, art agents, auctioneers, drama production, event managers, etc. IESA is dedicated to cultivating talents in cultural and entertainment fields such as the art market, stage and live performances, cultural heritage and multimedia. Unlike general art classes, IESA does not teach students to actually paint or make, but teaches students how to manage art and create the value of art.

Jeune Pinceau International World Exhibition 2023 in Singapore

With the generous backing of ArtSafe, the award-winning works of 2023 were successfully showcased in a prestigious private gallery.

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Personal Awards

"Jeune Pinceau"
Art Award

✔ ​Trophy & Certificate
1 place per age group

"Jeune Pinceau" Emerging
Artists Award

✔ ​Trophy & Certificate
5 place per age group

Special
Award

✔ ​Trophy & Certificate
1-3 place per age group

Jury Prize
"Artistic Future"

✔ ​Certificate
Finalists

Certificate of
Participation

✔ ​Certificate
All contestants

Team Awards

Best Arts
Education Award

✔ ​Trophies & Certificate
2 or more finalists from the same team

Children's Art
Development Award

✔ ​Certificate
10 or more contestants from the same team

Jeune Pinceau Awards 2024

Grand Judging Committee

Semi-Final Judging Committee
(South East Asia)

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