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 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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