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International Art Competition - $120,000 Prize


Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum

June 23 to 29
March 15
About Art Olympia
Art Olympia is an open art competition held as a biennial event
 with the goal of discovering talented artists around the world and supporting their art activities. 
Approximately 160 artworks (80 from Japan and 80 more worldwide) 
will be selected and undergo a final review in Tokyo.
You could win $120,000
1st place winner will receive $120,000 and 1,000 artists will be featured 
in Art Olympia website and Art Olympia catalogue.
Awards Judging
(Open Category)
Gold Award
First prize  $120,000
Silver Award
Second prize $30,000
Bronze Award
Third prize $20,000
Fourth, Fifth, Sixth prizes $3,000 (4th), $2,000 (5th),
$1,000 (6th)
Jury's special awards
20 prizes $1000@
94 more monetary awards
(Student Category)
Gold Award
First prize $20,000
Silver Award
Second prize $10,000
Bronze Award
Third prize $5000
The winning work will be exhibited at Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum and Toshima City Office. The winner’s name and the winning work will be published in art magazines and the pictorial record. 
 Primary (Local) Review:
The jury at the two hubs, “Japan” and “overseas” will assess works based on a points system, and will rank them according to the total scores acquired.
1) Works from two divisions: "Open category" and "Student category" will be judged. 
2) A total of 160 works, 80 each from “Japan” and “overseas” will be selected as finalists.
Final Review:
The jury consists of Japanese judges and judges from overseas who will be judged by a point system.
1) The award winners will be selected from each category, from the works that are given top total scores by the jury
(excluding Jury’s Special Awards).
2) “Selected works” mean all the works that did not win prizes from among the finalists. *We will publish the scores and rankings of the award- winning works.
Jury's special awards:
The Jury's special awards will be given to the works highly rated by each judge. 
How to Apply
Art Olympia 2019 HOW TO APPLY 2019

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