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Light and Shadows – Caravaggio • The Italian Baroque Master Student Drawing Competition

Competition: The competition is open to all primary and secondary school students in Hong Kong. Entries will be accepted and judged based on the category in which they are entered:

  • Category A: Junior Section in Primary School (Primary One to Primary Three)
  • Category B: Senior Section in Primary School (Primary Four to Primary Six)
  • Category C: Junior Section in Secondary School (Form One to Form Four)
  • Category D: Senior Section in Secondary School (Form Five to Form Six)


  • Works submitted can be of any themes or styles inspired by Caravaggio’s *Supper at Emmaus (1605-1606).
  • Works should be two dimensional.
  • Works can be produced in any non-electronic medium.

*High resolution digital copy of the painting is available upon request.


Prizes: 10 winners will be selected in each category; each will receive a certificate of excellence and have their winning art work showcased at an exhibition organized at Asia Society Hong Kong Center or online. In addition, the top 3 winners in each category will receive:

  • Champion (Categories C&D): A tablet pre-installed with “Little Caravaggio” learning app
  • Champion (Categories A&B): A 1-month art class
  • 1st runner-up (Categories C&D): A 1-month art portfolio class
  • 1st runner-up (Categories A&B): An $800 art supplies voucher
  • 2nd runner-up (Categories C&D): An $800 art supplies voucher
  • 2nd runner-up (Categories A&B): An $500 book voucher
  • Certificate of excellence (Seven per category): An oil painting set

Institutional prize (One per category): The institution with the most winning entries will receive a 1-year complimentary Asia Society Hong Kong Center Institutional membership.

Submission: April 14 – August 10, 2014

Completed entry form, together with clear digital image(s) of the submission should be sent to [email protected]. Applicants are required to keep the original works, and submit to Asia Society Hong Kong Center in mid-August 2014 should they be selected for inclusion in the eventual winning pieces exhibition. Please click here to download the entry form.

Award Ceremony and Exhibition Opening: August 24, 2014

Exhibition: August 25 – 31, 2014


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