Haiti - Culture : Contest of Sculptures of the Heroes of Independence
lnterested artists will have ta produce sculptures of:
- Jean Jacques Dessalines, a 6-foot sculpture that will be displaycd outside the Embassy.
- Busts of Sanite Belair, Catherine Flan, Marie Jeanne Lamartinière, Toussaint Louverture, Henry Christophe, Alexandre Pétion.
The rules of participation are as follows:
1- The free contest is open to all Haitian and foreign sculptors.
2- The contest is open until August 2, 2020.
3- The sculptor presents photos of his creations for a first sorting.
4- A selection jury composed of artists, art connaisseurs and representatives of the Embassy will choose the five best artists.
5- The choice will be based on the originality of the pieces presented, the finish and the material used.
6- An amount of $500 will be advanccd for the realization of the scale models.
7- The five finalists will have two months to submit the model;.
8- The choice of the final pieces will be based on the same criteria as in point 5.
9- The winners will be informed individually by ne-mail.
10- The Embassy will negotiate the prize for the best model presented for each hero.
11- Sculptures can be made in bronze, reinforccd concrete, copper or fiberglass.
12- All the sculptures must be sent to the Embassy no later than 30 April 2021.
13- Participation in this competition implies the total and unreserved acceptance of these rules.
Entries can be sent bye-mail to : firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com
For any further information, please contact Mrs. Wilza Mételllus at :