Hosted by ShinHan Art Materials, the ShinHan Postcard Art Contest (SPAC) has been running for 24 years with an unswerving aim to educate and grow young artists in Korea. Since 1997, SPAC has attracted more than 400,000 entries to date from all across the nation and became one of the most prestigious contests highly recognized and appreciated by Korean art industry.

SPAC was opened to art lovers from all over the world since 2018. Last year’s SPAC was filled with creative imagination and precious memories of more than 30,000 participants from 60 different countries. Following last year’s massive global success, ShinHan is more than happy to announce the commencement of the 24th SPAC.

ELIGIBILTY

Art-lovers from all over the world (age limit : 4 ~ 18)


THEME

Stories I want to share


ARTWORK CRITERIA

- Material: paper (drawing/kent) suitable for painting
- Size: 14.7 cm x 10 cm (5.78 in x 3.93 in)
- Fine art paint should be used as the main medium and
  other media can only be used partially.
- Only one piece of artwork may be submitted per person.


ENTRY PERIOD

May 1, 2020 ~ May 31, 2020 11:59PM KST (UTC+9)
May 1, 2020 ~ July 31, 2020 11:59PM KST (UTC+9)

ONLINE APPLICATION


Step 1

Submit your entry by uploading image file of your artwork
* awardees will be required to submit their actual artwork via post






Step 2

Follow ShinHan's SNS accounts to receive latest news and announcements


          


WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT

September 2, 2020 06:00 PM KST (UTC +9) through ShinHan's SNS accounts

AWARDS


GRAND PRIZE - 1 WINNER
Certificate & Cash Prize (KRW 2,000,000)

FIRST PLACE - 1 WINNER FOR EACH AGE CATEGORY
- Age 16 ~ 18 : Certificate & Cash Prize (KRW 700,000)
- Age 13 ~ 15 : Certificate & Cash Prize (KRW 500,000)
- Age   7 ~ 12 : Certificate & Cash Prize (KRW 300,000)
- Age   4  ~  6 : Certificate & Cash Prize (KRW 300,000)

SECOND PLACE - 2 WINNERS FOR EACH AGE CATEGORY
- Age 16 ~ 18 : Certificate, Cash Prize (KRW 100,000) & Art Materials by ShinHan
- Age 13 ~ 15 : Certificate, Cash Prize (KRW 100,000) & Art Materials by ShinHan
- Age   7 ~ 12 : Certificate, Cash Prize (KRW 100,000) & Art Materials by ShinHan
- Age   4  ~  6 : Certificate, Cash Prize (KRW 100,000) & Art Materials by ShinHan

THIRD PLACE - 8 WINNERS
Certificate & Art Materials by ShinHan

FOURTH PLACE - 200 WINNERS
Certificate & Art Material by ShinHan

HONORABLE MENTIONS - 500 WINNERS
Certificates

NEXT GENERATION ARTIST AWARD - TBA
Certificate & Art Material by ShinHan

Previous Winners

SPAC allowed me to think outside the box and helped me express myself in limitless ways. It's a stepping stone that broadened my perspective on art

The 12th ShinHan Postcard Art Contest - Grand Prize
Oh Juyeon
Pratt Institute University, USA

Previous Winners

SPAC helped relieve my stress from preparing entrance examinations and reminded me the true joy of art and painting

The 13th ShinHan Postcard Art Contest - First Place
Lee Juri
Konkuk University, Korea

Previous Winners

SPAC is a friend who has accompanied me along the path to my dream

The 13th ShinHan Postcard Art Contest - Second Place
Jeong Jiyeon
Ewha Womans University Graduate School Of Education, Korea

Previous Winners

SPAC is a compass which gave me the direction and confidence to pursue my dream

The 16th ShinHan Postcard Art Contest - Grand Prize
Lee Yeseop
Mokwon University, Korea




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