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Frequently Asked Questions

If you have any problems, consult the FAQs below first

Q: What are the differences between the “Jeune Pinceau Awards” and the “World Showcase of International Youth Art”?

A: The “Jeune Pinceau Awards” is a competition. In contrast, the “World Showcase of International Youth Art” includes a multi-country tour, and you will also get free entry to the “Jeune Pinceau Awards.”

Q: Can I participate solely in the “Jeune Pinceau Awards” without joining the “World Showcase of International Youth Art”?

A: Yes, you can. For more information about the competition, please click here.

Q: Can I join the “World Showcase of International Youth Art” without participating in the “Jeune Pinceau Awards”?

A: No, you can’t. Participating in the “World Showcase of International Youth Art” grants free entry to the “Jeune Pinceau Awards,” meaning your work will automatically compete and be exhibited. For more information about the tour, please click here.

1. About the "Jeune Pinceau Awards"
Q: How can I register the competition as a group?
A: If a single application includes 10 or more entries, it qualifies as a group entry, enjoying a discounted fee of USD 7.00 per artwork. The group does not necessarily have to be a school or studio; any applicant with 10 or more entries can enjoy the group discount.
Q: What are the competition topics for the “Jeune Pinceau Awards”?
A: This year, there are three themes:

  1. Happy time on the farm
    Draw a dream farm that coexists in harmony with nature.
  2. Future, environmental protection, smart interconnection, or all at the same time?
    Let’s imagine, What will the future of wearable style and fashion look like in 2050?
  3. I am also an “Art Master”
    Choose one or several artworks you like the works of art masters can be adapted or re-incorporated into your own ideas creation.
Q: Are there any age or specific requirements for participation?
A: Participants must be between 4-25 years old.
Q: Are there any restrictions on the use of paints or techniques?
A: There are no restrictions on paints or techniques, but we do not accept collages, three-dimensional artworks, or clay works. Please refer to the competition rules for precise details.
Q: Can I compete using framed artwork?
A: No, framed works are not accepted. Only paper or unframed canvas artworks are allowed.
Q: Can I submit artwork larger or smaller than A3 size?
A: No, only A3-sized artworks are accepted.
Q: Can I submit more than one artwork?
A: Yes, but it must be under different themes. Each participant can submit one artwork per theme but can participate in multiple themes.
Q: Can I use my submitted work in other competitions?
A: If your work does not advance to the finals, it can be submitted to other competitions. However, if it advances, it cannot participate elsewhere, and its copyright will be owned by us.
Q: Do I need to submit physical artworks?
A: Initially, only digital copies are needed for selection. If artworks are selected for the world showcase, the physical artworks must be submitted to:
(The address will be notified by email from the organizer later).
Ensure to pay the showcase fee and submit the physical artwork(s) before the deadline.
Q: What’s the address for submitting physical artworks?
A: For submission inquiries, please email info@artizenworld.com.
Q: What should I do if my artwork is lost in transit?
A: If the artwork is lost, the organizer and its partners are not responsible for any damage or loss caused by accidents. If the competition has not ended, you can log in to your account to modify the entry information and resend a new physical artwork.
Q: Can I register early and submit the artwork later?
A: Yes, you can register early and later update your entry. However, once the competition deadline passes, updates cannot be made.
Q: When should I decide whether to request a return of my artwork?
A: You must decide when applying for the world showcase and pay the artwork return fee.
Q: Will the submitted physical artwork be returned?
A: Participants can request to return their artwork for a handling fee of USD 12.00, including postage. Without a return request, the artworks will be stored for three months post-deadline before being destroyed.
Q: How will winners be notified?
A: Results will be published on our official website, Facebook, and Instagram, and winners will be notified via email.
Q: What awards does the “Jeune Pinceau Awards” offer?
A: Awards include one “《Jeune Pinceau》Art Award” for each age group per region, five “《Jeune Pinceau》Emerging Artists Award”; one to three “Special Awards,” and “Jury Prize” “Artistic Future” for finalists. Group awards include the “Best Arts Education Award” and “Children’s Art Development Award.” All awards are subject to being unawarded.
Q: What are the ” Special Awards“?
A: This award recognizes works favored by art students and young jurors from ESA and EAC. It’s a forward-thinking award highlighting promising pieces.
Q: If I win the competition, what will I get?
A: If your entry wins, you will receive a certificate and/or a trophy, and an invitation to the award ceremony. Additionally, winners can choose to participate in the World Showcase of International Youth Art. If you choose to exhibit, you need to pay the exhibition fee. You can select either the Paris venue only (USD 262.00) or the global five-station exhibition (USD 662.00).
Q: If I win the competition, can I participate in the winning works exhibition?
A: Winners can choose whether to participate in the World Showcase of International Youth Art. If you decide to exhibit, you need to pay the exhibition fee. You can choose either the “Paris venue only” (USD 262.00) or the “Global five-station exhibition” (USD 662.00).
Q: Are there any special activities or events related to the painting competition?
A: Yes, details can be found on our official website, Facebook, Instagram, Xiaohongshu, Video Account, and Public WeChat Account. We will update and promote special activities or events related to the painting competition from time to time.
2. Regarding the "World Showcase of International Youth Art"
Q: What are the themes for the ” World Showcase of International Youth Art“?
A: This year, there are three themes:

  1. Happy time on the farm
    Draw a dream farm that coexists in harmony with nature.
  2. Future, environmental protection, smart interconnection, or all at the same time?
    Let’s imagine, What will the future of wearable style and fashion look like in 2050?
  3. I am also an “Art Master”
    Choose one or several artworks you like) The works of art masters can be adapted or re-incorporated into your own ideas creation.
Q: Are there any age restrictions or specific requirements for participating in the exhibition?
A: Participants must be between 4-25 years old.
Q: If I participate in the “World Showcase of International Youth Art” and pay the exhibition fee, will my work definitely be exhibited?**
A: To qualify for the exhibition, the following must be adhered to:

  • Entries must not contain illegal, obscene, inciting, provocative, defamatory, pornographic, vulgar, obscene, violent, racist, offensive, or inappropriate and commercial elements;
  • Works must be original;
  • Entries cannot have been publicly displayed or exhibited, must not have any copyright restrictions, and must not be winners or candidates in other competitions.
  • Violators will be disqualified and a refund will be arranged.
Q: Are there any restrictions on the use of paints or techniques for the work?
A: There are no restrictions on paints or techniques, but collages, three-dimensional artworks, and clay artworks are not accepted. Please refer to the exhibition rules for accurate information.
Q: Are there any special activities or events related to the exhibition?
A: Yes, details can be found on our official website, Facebook, Instagram, Xiaohongshu, Video Account, and Public WeChat Account. We will update and promote special activities or events related to the exhibition from time to time.
Q: Do I need to submit a physical painting?
A: Yes, participants must submit your physical artwork(s) to: (The address will be notified by email from the organizer later). Please make sure to pay the exhibition fee and successfully submit the physical artwork(s) before the deadline. Late submissions will not be accepted.
Q: What is the address for submitting the physical painting?
A: For inquiries about submitting artworks, please email info@artizenworld.com.
Q: What should I do if my artwork is lost in transit?
A: If the artwork is lost, the organizer and its partners are not responsible for any damage or loss caused by accidents. If the exhibition has not ended, you can log in to your account to modify the entry information and resend a new physical artwork.
Q: Can I register for early bird and submit other information later?
A: Yes, applicants can log in to their accounts to modify the information. However, after the artwork submission deadline, further modifications will not be accepted.
Q: Will the submitted physical artwork be returned to me?
A: Participants can request to return their artwork for a handling fee of USD 12.00, including postage. Without a return request, the artworks will be stored for three months post-deadline before being destroyed.
Q: When do I need to decide whether to return the artwork?
A: You need to decide whether to return the artwork when you apply for the world showcase. If you register for the showcase, please log in to your account to pay the showcase fee and select the “Artwork return” option along with the return fee.
Q: Can I exhibit framed artworks?
A: No, we do not accept framed artworks. Only paper or unframed canvas artworks are accepted.
Q: Can I submit artworks larger or smaller than A3?
A: No, we only accept A3-sized artworks.
Q: Can I submit more than one artwork?
A: Yes, but it must be under different themes. Each participant can submit one artwork per theme but can participate in multiple themes.
Q: Will I receive a certificate for participating in the “World Showcase of International Youth Art”?
A: Yes, participants will receive a participation certificate, which will be mailed via SF Express (postage to be paid by the recipient).
Q: Are the locations for each exhibition confirmed?
A: The 5 stations of the world showcase locations include:

  1. France – Paris City Hall
  2. USA – International Art Museum of America
  3. Mainland China – Shanghai UCCA Kids
  4. Hong Kong – Hong Kong Arts Development Council Showcase
  5. Singapore – ArtSafe Museum

If there are venue changes, please refer to the website for the latest information.

Q: Can I participate in just one or a few of the exhibitions within the five countries?
A: No, participants can only choose to either participate in the exhibition in France alone or join the showcase across the five stations.
Q: Can I retrieve my artwork during the showcase tour?
A: No. The artwork cannot be retrieved during the world showcase.
3. About Registration
Q: Are there any other registration methods besides online?
A: No, we only accept online registrations.
Q: What payment methods do you accept?
A: We accept online credit card payments.
Q: Are the entry fees, showcase fees, and artwork return fees refundable?
A: No, all paid fees are non-refundable.
Q: Can I modify the information I submitted after applying?
A: If the competition has not ended, applicants can log in to their accounts to modify information. If the competition has ended, the information cannot be modified.
Q: If I provided incorrect information leading to errors on the certificate or trophy, can I apply to correct the information?
A: Participants must ensure that the provided information is accurate and truthful. If the certificate and trophy have already been made, the applicant will need to pay an additional fee of USD 13.00 for a new certificate and/or USD 32.00 for a new trophy.