The 3rd International Biennial of Contemporary Metal Art 

5th October– 26th October, 2016 (Vilnius)


Conditions of participation:

- Each participant can present 1-3 works

- Works must contain at least 50 percent of metal

- Works must be created in 2015 - 2016 period and not exhibited in Lithuania before

- Size of works cannot exceed folowing dimensions: 50x50 cm.

- A non-refundable entry fee of 30 € is required for an application. 



For the selection of the works artists are required till 25th of June, 2016 via email  to submit:

- The application form;

- Text reflecting exhibition’s theme (no more than 150 words);

- 1-3 images (up to 2 MB, JPG format) of each work;

- Curriculum Vitae (CV);
- Application fee.


Criteria of works:

- Contemporary approach to material

- Conceptuality

- Artistic quality

- Accordance to the technical requirements of exhibition


The selection and delivery of the works:

-Submitted works will be assessed and selected for the exhibition by the jury that will meet on 1st of July, 2016. Reflection of the theme and satisfaction of the requirements will be the main criteria for the jury to qualify works for the exhibition. Only authors of the selected works will be informed about their participation in the exhibition.

-Selected works must be sent or otherwise delivered (at the artist’s own expense) to (AV17) gallery by the deadline of 10th of August 2016.

-Selected works should be sent or delivered in an appropriate and secure packaging that will protect the objects from damage and can be re-used for returning them to the artist.

Customs Duty (for overseas participants only):
Following Articles 23−27 of Council Regulation (EC) No 1186/2009 setting up a Community system of reliefs from customs duty:

Postal consignments sent from a third country by a private person to another private person living in the Community shall be admitted free of import duties, if these consignments are not of a commercial nature, and their value does not exceed 22 Euros (24 USD).
All parcels suspended at the local customs will be returned to the sender



-The organizers are liable for submitted works from the time of receiving them until they are returned to the artist in person at the gallery or dispatched via mail.

-In the case of any damage or loss of the work while in the organizer’s disposition or during the exhibition, the organizers will cover the cost of its restoration.

-In the case of any damage or loss of the package, post or courier company is responsible according to its rules.


Return of works:

The works will be sent back to the participants till the end of December 2016.




Terms and Conditions


Arric Verastro