Michelangelo’s brush – online contest for artists and designers

Take part in the international online competition of applied and decorative arts, design and photography, “Michelangelo’s brush”.
The sponsor of the international competition is the jewelry brand “Giverola”.

The competition is supported by the Italian associations of artists, arts and crafts and design. Michelangelo’s Brush competition is organized by the Spanish Committee Fiestalonia Milenio.

Michelangelo’s brush” is not just an online contest, it is an opportunity to present your work in an online gallery that will be visited by hundreds of thousands of people from all over the world. Also, the competition provides an opportunity to sell your own work to foreign buyers!

📌 Accepting applications
until 29th of December 2021

📌 Evaluation of the participants
until 24th of January 2022

Nominations and age groups

  • younger than 10 years old
  • 10-12 years
  • 13-15 years
  • 16-19 years
  • 20-25 years
  • 26-35 years
  • 36-55 years
  • From 56 years
  • Mixed age category
  • fine art;
  • photography;
  • video editing
  • video shooting
  • arts and crafts;
  • clothing design;
  • digital painting.

Take part! It’s Easy!

Send application

Choose the type of your participation and apply through a simple form with all your data in Latin letters. You will receive a confirmation by mail after payment and will become a member of our international competition movement.

In addition to the usual participation in the contest, we offer you not only an evaluation of your work, but also a comment from one of our Experts.

Get result

After receiving your entry, your work will be sent to the 5 jury members according to the nomination you have chosen from the following countries: USA / Italy / France / Russia / China / Portugal / UK. The international experts will evaluate your work and we will inform you of the average score received on a 100-point system.

Win prizes

You get an international diploma with the result signed by the Spanish Committee of Fiestalonia. Grand Prix winners receive: participation, at the organizer’s expense, in one of the most prestigious competitions for artists in Italy, Sun of Italy in 2022 (24-27 of April) with hotel accommodation and meals.

The Jury of the online contest

The jury of the festival-competition includes cultural figures from Spain, France, Italy, Canada and countries of Eastern Europe and Asia. The international jury is formed by the organizer of the contest.

Jean Fioretti

Organizer of more than 10 annual exhibitions of modern art in Europe, author of 7 manuals and books on fine arts. Creator of art school in Milan and Lisbon. His works have been exhibited in more than 30 countries of the world. He is engaged in promotion of talents in Europe.

Cinzia Domizzi

Architect, photograph, professor of fines arts, organizer of prestigious exhibitions in Milan and Rome, her students won prizes for studying in the University of Boston and Bordo in France.

Zhanna Lisovskaya

The President of the Association of artists and designers in Spain. Professor of visual arts at the art Studio “Phoenix”. Art Director of the magazines “Spain today” and “Costa Brava in Russian”. She is also a member of the Association of illustrators of Catalonia APIC.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

How to take part in the online contest?
  • choose a competitive work to participate;
  • upload the competitive work to any social network, or to file hosting services such as DropBox, Google Drive, or any other service;
  • the choice of theme is free, the style of work is chosen by the author;
  • the competition accepts scans or photos of works;
  • fill application form and pay for participation in the competition;
  • wait for the announcement of the results.
Results and Prizes
  • participants who received up to 70 points become prize winners (copper diploma);
  • participants who received from 70 to 79 points – prize winners of the third degree (bronze diploma);
  • participants who received from 80 to 89 points become prize winners of the second degree (silver diploma);
  • participants who received from 90 to 99 points become prize winners of the first degree (gold diploma);
  • participants who received 100 points become winners of the grand prize of the contest “Michelangelo’s Brush” (platinum diploma).
The jury has the right:
  • not to award all the prizes;
  • to share prize among performers;
  • to award special prizes to teachers for outstanding achievements;
  • to make a decision about breaking a performance which exceeds the bounds of the regulations;
  • the jury evaluates the participants on one hundred-point system, the final result is made up of the average quantity of the received scores and the average value of the progress scores;
  • the jury’s decisions are final and are not subject to review.
7 reasons to participate in this competition
  • Prestigious international competition
  • Evaluation of foreign experts
  • Jury comments
  • Diploma of international standard (which is posted on the site to avoid fakes)
  • The opportunity to present your picture in an online gallery with subsequent sale
  • Grand prize winners win free participation in one of the prestigious competitions Sun of Italy in 2022 (24-27 of April) w with accommodation in the hotel
  • Laureates of the first degrees receive a discount of up to 50% of the cost of participation with accommodation in one of the competitions in Spain and/or Italy in 2022
What gives the diploma?

The international diploma of our competition is a confirmation of your creative skills by a team of international experts from 5 countries with many years of stage and teaching experience at universities and conservatories in the UK, Russia, Spain, Italy and the USA.
The diploma will become part of your portfolio and can be used for admission to educational institutions, various scholarships and grants.

Can I get the diploma by mail?

Yes, you can order the delivery of your printed awards in A4 format for an additional cost.
At the moment, we send diplomas, certificates and recommendations only in electronic form to the e-mail specified by you in the application.

Evaluation criteria
  • author’s creative personality and mastery
  • composition methods skill
  • skills in the technique the work is done
  • uniqueness of the idea and execution
  • color solution
What level of performance must I have in order to participate in the contest?

Don’t be afraid to participate in the contest, even if you have just started your creative journey! We are as loyal as possible to the contestants, because our main goal is to support your creative abilities and help you to choose the right path for further development.

The price of participation in the competition

Each work is evaluated and paid separately. Payment should be made with a bank card independent of your currency. Your currency will be automatically converted to Euro.

Basic package

€20 / Participation

  • Participation in the contest
  • Evaluation of the jury
  • International diploma of European standard
  • Publication of the result online

Participation + Jury’s comments

€30 / Participation

  • Participation in the contest
  • Evaluation of the jury
  • International diploma of European standard
  • Publication of the result online
  • The Jury’s comments

Participation with comment and sales exhibition

€55 / Participation

  • Participation in the contest
  • Evaluation of the jury
  • International diploma of European standard
  • Publication of the result online
  • Publication of work in an online exhibition-sale*
  • Opportunity to sell your work

Application for participation

Payment should be made with a bank card independent of your currency. Your currency will be automatically converted to Euro.

If you have any questions or problems with your application, please contact the Online Consultant or by mail info@fiestalonia.com

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Participate in our competitions

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International celebrities, teachers from conservatories, authors of educational methods

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