Win $500 Top Prize at CCC Youth Painting Competition

Chinese Culture Center of San Francisco (CCC) invites all youth between ages 11 to 18 to participate a painting competition to celebrate Chinese New Year 2006 and encourage youth’s enthusiasm in appreciation of Chinese culture and art. An exhibition for selected entries will open in early February and the final winners will be announced during the Spring Festival on February 11th, 2006.

Entry Requirements:
• The competition is open to all youth between 11 to 18 years old. There is no entry fee.
• Theme: “Celebrating Chinese New Year”.
• Each entry should be an original, unaided work of the contestant. Entries should be an individual effort and NOT a combined work. Artwork must be comprised mainly of painted media with dimensions (with frame) anywhere from 14” x 14” to 72” x 72”.
• Each contestant must provide the following information:
Name; Date of birth; Mailing address; Email address (Optional); Title of the Entry and Actual size of the painting with frame.
• Each contestant may submit up to three pieces of original artwork for consideration either in a high-resolution jpeg format or in slides. A 4”x 6” photo of the painting is also acceptable. Please note that the submitted digital pictures, slides or photos will not be returned to the contestants. The entry should be mailed to the following address, please make a note “Painting Competition” on the envelope.

Chinese Culture Center
750 Kearny Street, 3rd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94108

Deadline of Submission is January 14th, 2006. Contestants for the final competition will be noticed via email or letter before January 21st 2006. Contestants will compete in 2 age groups: age 11 to 14, and age 15 to 18. CCC Art Advisory Board will be invited as judges. All decisions will be final. Cash prizes are available. In addition, Certificates of Merits will be awarded to all exhibited entries.

For more information, please call Julie at (415) 986-1822 or email


舊金山中華文化中心近日將舉辦以“歡慶新年”(Celebrating Chinese New Year)爲主題的繪畫大賽,以鼓勵並獎掖青少年對中華文化藝術的興趣。除了有豐厚的獎金之外,入選者的作品將在2006年春節期間于文化中心畫廊展出。


1. 所有年齡在11嵗至18嵗之間的青少年, 均有資格參加,無需交納參賽費。
2. 繪畫主題:歡慶新年( Celebrating Chinese New Year)
3. 比賽只接受創作性繪畫作品,顔料及媒介種類不限。參賽作品必須由作者獨立創作完成,繪畫作品框裱后的尺寸應在14”X14” 至 72”X 72” 之間.
4.參賽者須提供有關個人和作品的資料, 包括姓名,出生日期,郵寄地址,電子郵件地址,作品標題及尺寸大小。
5.每位參賽者最多可以提交三幅繪畫作品, 請將作品的幻燈片,高清晰度數碼照片 (JEPG Format)或 4”X 6”照片 郵寄至舊金山中華文化中心,郵寄地址如下:

Chinese Culture Center, 750 Kearny Street, 3rd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94108

接受參賽作品的截止日期為二零零六年一月十四日, 舊金山中華文化中心藝術顧問董事會的成員們將作爲評審,挑選出優勝作品。冠军将获得五百美金的现金奖励。垂詢請致電415 986 1822