MYSTERY BUILD - WHAT CAN YOU MAKE WITH THIS?
Calling all artists and creators.
AWARDS: $15,000 in cash awards
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 10/20/13
ENTRY FEE AND MATERIALS KIT: $36
THE CHALLENGE: Create a work of art (creative object, construction, experiment, presentation or other concept) using ONLY the materials provided in a Mystery Build Kit.
THE TWIST: You don't know what's inside!
Mystery Build is offering $15,000 in cash awards to participants who can create something amazing using only the materials in a Mystery Build Kit, without knowing what they will have to work with.
You can expect to find some common sculpting materials like wood, clay, metal, fiber, and a few surprises. The kits are 12" x 9" x 3" and contain 5 lbs. of materials. All 2013 Mystery Build Kits are identical.
Contest open only to U.S. residents. You can enter individually or as a team, and you can enter as many times as you want.
- Purchase a Mystery Build Kit (www.mysterybuild.com) and we will ship it to you.
- Create something amazing.
- Complete a submission form including a written description of your techniques.
- Upload photos and/or videos of your creation to our website, as well as photos or video of the work in progress.
"Re-Invent a Work of Art"
You may interpret the contest's theme any way you wish. Perhaps a re-creation of a famous painting in the form of a sculpture, or a new perspective or hidden angle on a familiar work of art. You will specify what work of art you are re-inventing on the submission form. Any work of art can be used, in any medium from painting, to film, architecture, music, photography, sculpture, culinary arts etc. The entry should not be a replica of the work but a re-interpretation, continuation, or unique version of the original artwork.
JUDGING AND VOTING:
The winners are selected by an independent panel of judges. The People's Choice Award goes to the entry with the most votes during the Public Voting period. Entries are judged on creative use of materials, craftsmanship, use of the theme, and presentation.
$5000 1st Place
$2000 2nd Place
$1500 People's Choice Winner
$1000 3rd Place
$700 4th Place
$600 5th Place
$500 6th Place
$450 7th Place
$400 8th Place
$375 9th Place
$350 10th Place
$325 11th Place
$300 12th Place
$275 13th Place
$250 14th Place
$225 15th Place
$200 16th Place
$175 17th Place
$150 18th Place
$125 19th Place
$100 20th Place
Nationwide exposure - Winning entries will be displayed on Mystery Build websites and promotions.
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