The international illustration competition “BO it!” aims to enhance the city of Bologna through an artistic and creative interpretation of the icons that identify it, such as monuments and other symbols: Bologna described by those who live there, those who imagine it, who discovers it as a tourist and by those who arrive as a migrant.
“ Participants of the competition are asked to create an illustration, a graphic interpretation or a decorative motif within or outside (or both) the outline of a monument or icon, provided in an annex to the call, with free technique.
The shape for the 2021 edition is “Porticoes of Bologna”. Download the shape, trace it or use it and create your own version of the symbol of Bologna. You can draw inside, outside the figure (or both), just stay within the square!
You can submit up to 3 different illustrations.
it is possible to participate as an individual or as a group of people.
the final digital format must be in 72 dpi, max 1 Mb
There is no entry fee to participate!
The competition is free to enter
Three winning works will be awarded. The prizes are as follows:
First Prize “City of Bologna”: € 1,200.00
Second Prize “Città dei Portici”: € 600.00
Third Prize “Maimeri”: Fine arts articles – supply based on the technique used by the candidate
Deadline : March 15, 2021
Who may enter ?
The competition is international and open to everyone of any age .
For further information visit the official website