For corresponding with the global trend，opening new visions toward art，accelerating intercultural communications，elevating technique standard，raising the visibility of Taiwan watercolor，and fulfilling the idea of "Earth Nourishment，World Family，Art Communion"，The organizers of Art & Decoration Service Co. and International Watercolor Society Taiwan branch in cooperation with the co-organizers of Chinese Asia-Pacific Watercolor Association，Taiwan International Watercolor Association，and Taiwan watercolor Association，host the 1st Taiwan World Watercolor Competition & Exhibition under the guidance of Ministry of Culture. By inviting worldwide watercolor artists and highly recognized watercolor masters to participate in the competition，and organizing symposiums，seminars，workshops，visits during the exhibition，we hope to promote and reinforce the development of watercolor art，making Taiwan an prominent country for watercolor art in a long term.
Conditions & Rules
I. The entrants must submit according to the stated specifications in this document, otherwise the host will reject the entries. The entrants who submit more than 5 painting images will be disqualified. The entrants whose original paintings fail to match the submitted images will be disqualified and not be permitted to enter the next competition.
II. Entries must be available for sale. Register for entry means agreement with participation in the following exhibition and the expense of frame rental fee. Entrants who withdraw from participation in the following exhibition are not allowed to enter in future competitions.
II. The jury’s decision is final. Winners must accept Purchase Awards as they checked in the entry application form. The paintings awarded with Purchase Awards will be collected by the host after the award (cash) is paid. Naturally it is a duty for the winners to pay the tax according to the laws of Taiwan.
III. Artists’ original work only. If photos are used for reference, they must be taken by or for the artists themselves. All entries must not violate others’ legal rights. The entrants take responsibility of any controversy caused by copyright, ownership, etc. and elimination of ill effects.
Copyright & Disclaimer
I. The host organizer owns the right of exhibiting, researching, photographing, videotaping, publishing and promoting all accepted submissions. All accepted submissions are subject to the rules hereby.
II. The host organizer will be responsible for the insurance that covers the entire exhibition time. The host organizers and the co-organizers are not responsible for any lost or damage before and after the exhibition
III. The entrants should comply with the rules in this prospectus. The organizer committee reserves the right of interpretation of the prospectus. Rules not mentioned herein will be sent to entrants if necessary. For further information, please visit our website and fans page.
IV. Controversies or lawsuits related to this event are committed to Great Taiwan Attorneys-At-Law with Taiwan Taipei District Court as the first instance court of competent jurisdiction.
Address：4F, No.20, 14 Ln., Jilin Rd., Taipei 104, Taiwan (Art & Decoration Service Co.)
Submission Email: firstname.lastname@example.org