"the 7th International Sculpture Symposium"
Caransebes-Romania 2016

The First International Travertine Sculpture Symposium, organized by Caransebes Municipality, will take place in Caransebes.

Deadline: 20st of February, 2016

The First International Travertine Sculpture Symposium organized by Caransebes Municipality, will takeplace in Caransebes-Jud Caras-Severin between:
June the 16th and July the 16th 2016

A jury appointed by Carasebes Municipality with two guest jury members from United Artists Association of Romania will choose the participating artists until the 10th of March 2016. The selected artists will receive the offial invitation from caransebes Cultural House until March 20th.

A total of 11th artists will be participating in the symposium.

The material to be used is Travertine from Geoagiu Romania

The Carasebes Municipality will provide each artist with a maximum of 3 cubic meters, 2 stone (rocks) in total, sized and preformed according to the artist'sorders as dimensional specifications. The organisers will provide power and air compressor,2 roto percution hummers. 1 angle grinder 9", 2 big and 2 small diamante discs for each artists. Artists will take their own tools.

The theme of the symposium is free.

The sculptures produced by the artists in the symposium will be placed in The Sculpture Park of the city Caransebes.

The accommodation (motel,double rooms) and food will be provided by the Municipality and sponsors. Accompaniments can come on their own expenses.

Travel expenses for all artists will be covered as follows: 200 euros for each foreign artist from Europe (included Rusia & Turkey), 500 euros from other countries and local transportations for Romanian artists.

Each artist who has completed his work will be given a total of 1500 euros (in Romanian money). The half of the total amount will be paid in the second week of the symposium; the remaining will be given after the symposium is completed, along with the certificate of participation.

The Caransebes Municipality will provide tents and cover roof, water, tee, coffee in the symposium site.
The working area will be outdoors, close to the motel.

The artists are obligated to remain in the symposium work area during the symposium working hours.

It's suggested the participants bring visual material of their works to share with the artists and small sculptures, drawings for an exhibition in the Gallery Caransebes.

Artists are responsible for taking out their own accident insurances.

If you have interest for the symposium please send me the application portfolio including all the documents listed bottom, must be sent to email address below:
Eugen Petri
Sculptor, member ARBS, UAP of Romania
tel: +40722646263

The sketches or photographs of model is proposed artwork for the symposium, showing different angles the dimensions for the block or blocks for stone to be used,¬plus base not exceeding 4 cubic meter in total.
2. The Symposium Committee must be informed about mounting sketch, short explanation of the quantity and type of additional material to be used in the proposed artwork.
3. Artists CV with an artist's photo.
4. 5 photographs from your recent works in symposiums.
5. Application form (at the bottom of the page). Click here.

Caransebes Municipality and The Symposium Committee have the right of taking decision in the case of "the incompletion of art works within the symposium period". In case of conflict, Caransebes Courts are authorized.

The artists selected by the jury to participate in the symposium are supposed to inform their travel schedule to the artistic organiser, Eugen Petri, by e-mail or telephone.

The participating artists are regarded as they accepted the symposium specifications and calendar: -14-16 of June the arrival of the artists, 16 of June – official oppening, 16 of June to 14th of July working time, 15 th of July – closing ceremony, 16th-17th of July the departure of artists.

In tow of the week ends trips will be organised in selected locations of the County of Caras Severin and C. Brancusi – monumental art complex in Tg. Jiu and Corvin Castle Hunedoara.


Caransebes Municipality:
Marcel Vela The Mayor of the Caransebes Municipality
Ioan Cojocariu The Director of the Culture House
Eugen Petri, sculptor, artistic organizer

Tabara internationala de sculptura in travertin
editia a I, 2016 Caransebes

Data limita: 20 februarie 2016

1. Tabara se desfasoara pe o perioada de 4 saptamani (16 iunie - 16 iulie 2016)

2. Numar de participanti: 11 sculptori profesionisti din tara si strainatate.

3. Material: travertin de Geoagiu, aprox 3 m3. 2 buc dimensiuni prestabilite de sculptori

4. Fiecare artist vine cu uneltele proprii. Organizatorii pun la dispozitie: compresor de aer cu 4-8 posturi, (electricitate-220V) pentru 11 utilaje si flex-uri de 9", 2 discuri mari si 2 mici diamantate.

5. Punct de lucru: in aer liber, sub cortina de 11 posturi.

6. Conditii de cazare si masa pentru artisti: cazare la pensiune in camere de doua paturi (5 camere + 2 camere rezerva pt.oaspeti (critic de arta, insotitori care isi platesc sejurul.) Masa: 3 mese consistente pe zi ,avand in vedere efortul depus.

7. Se asigura plata transportului pe teritoriul Romaniei.

8. Onorariul de 1500 de euro (in lei) pentru fiecare artist, (750 euro dupa prima saptamana si restul la inchiderea simpozionului cu finalizarea lucrarii).

9. Lucrarile raman in patrimoniul organizatorilor sau sponsorilor si se amplaseaza in spatiile viitorului parc de sculptura din Caransebes.

10. Calendar organizatoric:

- 20 februarie, ultima zi de primire a aplicatiilor pentru participare la tabara, impreuna cu mapa fiecarui sculptor ultimele lucrari in marmura si CV-ul, pe adresa de e-mail: euartpe@yahoo.com

- 10 martie jurizarea si anuntarea prin e-mail a artistilor participanti

- 16 iunie deschiderea oficiala a taberei
- 16 iunie - 14 iulie realizarea lucrarilor

- 15 iulie inchiderea oficiala, cu participarea unui critic de arta.

11. Expozitie cu machetele si schitele simpozionului, precum si alte lucrari de grafica sau sculptura mica in Galeria de Arta Caransebes, in perioada taberei.

12. Mediatizarea simpozionului in mass-media


Consiliul Local Caransebes
Marcel Vela - Primar al Municipiului Caransebes
Ioan Cojocariu - Director Casa de cultura Caransebes
Eugen Petri - Sculptor

Application form: click here to download.
Formular de inscriere: click aici pentru descarcare.