On Sunday, the jury members of Farouk Hosny Painting award announced the standards of evaluating the participated works in the third edition of the foundation’s art awards, in addition to selecting the qualified participants for the following stage of the competition.
Furthermore, the criteria of selecting the qualified participants based on creativity, authenticity, innovation, uniqueness, and the aesthetic value of composition and colors.
418 young participants came from 22 governorates and a total of 835 artworks were submitted.
The foundation will contact directly the qualified participants to the semi-final rounds in the upcoming period, while the names of the winners will be announced in a special ceremony for giving awards to them. A group exhibition that dedicated to the qualified works to the final rounds will be organized.
The jury includes Dr Aleya Abdel Hadi, the former dean of the Faculty of Architecture and Arts, University of Petra, Dr Huessein Al Shabouri, artist and museum display expert, artist Mohamed Abla, artist Samir Fouad, and Dr Ahmed Ragab Saqr, the former dean of Faculty of Fine Arts, Minya University.
The total value of the prize is EGP 100,000; EGP 50.000 for the first place, EGP 30.000 for the second one, and EGP 20.000 for the third.