KOKUYO Co., Ltd. Held the “Campus Art Award 2023” where the Grand Prix work will be the cover of the campu s notebook

Kokuyo Co., Ltd.
“Campus Art Award 2023” will be held, where the Grand Prix work will be the cover of the campus notebook
Painting competition for middle and high school students to discover local charm ……………………………………………………………………………………………
KOKUYO Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Osaka City / President: Hidekuni Kuroda) will hold the “Campus Art Award 2023” painting competition for junior high and high school students jointly with the Yomiuri Chukosei Shimbun (published by the Yomiuri Shimbun Tokyo Headquarters) on June 1st. It will be held from (Thursday) to September 13 (Wednesday). The work selected for the Grand Prix will decorate the cover of the campus notebook.
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(Left) This year’s call for entries poster (Right) Campus notebook featuring last year’s Grand Prix work on the cover
The Campus Art Award is a painting competition for junior and senior high school students nationwide, co-sponsored by KOKUYO and the Yomiuri Chukosei Shimbun, and supported by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology and the Japan Tourism Agency. The aim is to nurture children’s intelligence and convey the goodness of handwriting, and this year will be the 9th time. The theme for the contest is “My Sweet Home Town ~Local Recommendation~”. By soliciting paintings on themes such as local landscapes, customs, customs, events, cuisine, and sweets, young people who will lead the future of Japan will turn their attention to their hometowns, become aware of their charms, and create opportunities to share their stories. To do. Entries will be made through the official website, and the screening results will be announced on the official website, as well as in the Yomiuri Junior and Senior High School Newspaper. The Grand Prix work will be the cover of the campus notebook, and 50 original campus notebooks will be presented to the winner. In addition, 1,000 books will be presented to the school that won the Grand Prix. In addition to the Grand Prix, the Yomiuri Junior and Senior High School Newspaper Award, the Kokuyo Award, the District Excellence Award, the Judges’ Special Award, and the Winners will be selected based on expert reviews from among the works that have passed the regional screening. In the final judging, following last year, illustrator Yusuke Nakamura, colored pencil artist Ryota Hayashi, and another judge will select the award-winning works. The new judges will be announced on the official website at a later date. ■ Period: Thursday, June 1, 2023 to Wednesday, September 13, 2023 Campus Art Award Official HP https://kokuyo.jp/pr/artaward/
Judge profile
Yusuke Nakamura Graduated from Osaka University of Arts. He has worked on many CD jackets for ASIAN KUNG-FU GENERATION, the novel “The Night is Short, Walk on Girl” and the covers of music textbooks. The latest publication is the complete CD jacket collection “PLAY” (Asuka Shinsha). Born in Hyogo prefecture.
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Ryota Hayashi Colored pencil painter. Worked as a graphic designer and illustrator, and started working with colored pencils in 2009. Focusing on casual everyday scenery, I draw to feel the atmosphere of the place. Head of Tokyo Iroenpitsu Style. Many publications of technical books and art collections. Born in Tokyo.
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*One new participant will be introduced on the Campus Art Award official website at a later date.
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