54th World Gallery of Cartoons - Skopje 2022

Dear friends, CARTOONISTS, let start the year with a good news!
Pleased that during of our fifty-three-years existence we have created a network of exceptional cartoonists - collaborators and friends of OSTEN, we announce the 54th WORLD GALLERY OF CARTOONS Skopje 2022!

- Fill out the APPLICATION FORM (electronically or manually) and send it to the e-mail: cartoons@osten.com.mk along with a photo, short bio and digital images of the works she/he is submitting
- To send the electronically submited works BY POSTAL MAIL along with the printed and signed Application Form to our address:
OSTEN – WORLD GALLERY OF CARTOONS, “8. Udarna Brigada” 2, 1000 Skopje, North Macedonia
with a note: NO COMMERCIAL VALUE! FOR EXHIBITION ONLY!!! - up to 30 April 2022 31 May 2022 latest!

True to our commitment to preserve and foster the art on paper, ORIGINAL, hand-created works (cartoons | satirical drawing | comic/strip - one panel of non-linguistic strip) are to be expected. If the cartoonist works exclusively in digital technique, printed DIGITAL WORKS - named, numbered and signed in pencil on the front will be considered.

30 April 2022  31 May 2022 – Works submission
September 2022 – Announcement of the short-listed cartoonists
October 2022 – Announcement of the finalists
November 2022 – Announcement of the awarded cartoonists
22 February 2023 – Opening of the exhibition and awards presentation at the National Gallery - Chifte Hammam Skopje

GRAND PRIX for Lifetime Achievement (1500 $ & Sculpture) – decision by the Ambassadors of OSTEN
FIRST AWARD ($1000 & Plaque) – decision by the International Jury
SECOND AWARD ($500 & Plaque) – decision by the International Jury
5 THIRD AWARDS (Plaque) – decision by the International Jury
5 SPECIAL AWARDS (Plaque) – decision by the International Jury
CICO AWARD * for a Macedonian Cartoonist (Plaque) – decision by the OSTEN Board
* In honor of the great Macedonian cartoonist Vasilije Popovic – Cico
Fill out the APPLICATION FORM, sign up, submit the works, follow the updates on  FB , and do not forget to share this information with your colleagues and friends. For more information on:  www.osten.mk , and you can always contact us on: cartoons@osten.com.mk . WE ARE EXPECTING YOU!