Q: It says you can upload up to five images per category. Does this mean of the same artwork?
A: The online entry form is set up for you to submit a series of images. You may submit one image or up to five images for the same entry. Please keep in mind that you may only submit a description and the measurements with the first image. Make sure all your images in a series are strong. Your work will be judged as whole, not individually. all images must be related to same series.
Q: When I use PayPal to pay for the entry fee, will it automatically convert the currency? What is the cost in USD?
A: Your credit card company will automatically convert the currency. You can see today's exchange rate at: http://www.xe.com/ucc/
Q: What size should the digital files and prints be?
A: Digital submissions must be saved as .jpg, and may not exceed 800 -1000 pixels (72dpi) in height or width. If you are submitting video, film or moving images, you can submit a link (URL) to your online presentation.Please remember to keep your files in JPG, RGB format not CYMK. and only use letters and numbers in the name of the file.
Q: Is there a time limit within which the project was completed?
A: Yes. 5 years
Q: Is there a limit to the number of entries I can submit?
A: No, you may submit as many entries, in as many categories, as you see fit.
Q: Can I submit a design that has won awards, or has been entered in a previous LICC?
A: Yes, you may submit work that has been previously submitted, or that has won an awards. However, in an effort to promote the creation of new work and the fresh flow of ideas, we encourage you to submit new work.
Q: What is time of the final deadline?
A: We accept online entries until midnight, Central European Time, on the final deadline.
Q: If my artwork is selected, will it be displayed in a gallery in London?
A: LICC will send an announcement to galleries on our list in London with the winners list , in order to maximize the publicity for the selected artists. LICC will not, however organize any exhibition of the work in London due the cost of shipping and custom and tax logistics. The work of Finalists and Shortlist will be presented at the b-annual awards ceremony in London, published in the annual book, and exhibited online.
Q: I understand that a video entry should be only five minutes in length? My video is actually in loop. Is that okay?
A: Yes, as long as the final artwork for the jury to view is no longer than 5 min. If the jury wishes to judge the full video, we may contact you to submit the full work.
Q: When are the winners announced? Will we be notified of the results?
A: All artists will be notified and winners will be announced online 6 weeks after the final deadline.
Q: Can I post my entry?
A: Since our jury process takes place online we no longer accept mailed in entries.
Q: How will my images be used?
A. Your images are NEVER used for any purpose other than the promotion of the London Creative Awards. All artists thus far have been extremely grateful and happy with the manner in which their images have been used and promoted globally.
Q: Where will my image(s) be used/shown?
A: One of the great things about the London Creative Awards is its global reach. Your image will be viewed with your credit all around the world.
Q: Will I be compensated for the use of my images?
A: There is no monetary remuneration for the use of your image related to LICC.
Q: How is the awards ceremony presented?
A: The awards ceremony presents the work of short list and finalists to the press, galleries, dealers and collectors. The presentation includes a video of each of the fifteen selected artists, the trophies will be presented to all the finalist, and the Artist of the Year and New Talent of the Year prize-winners will be announced.