HelvetArt is an online art exhibition and competition with a reward of cash, marketing and promotion. We accept all 2D artworks such as paintings, drawings, digital art, etchings, etc. The subject of work accepted might be changing every month depending on the theme of the exhibition. Artwork must have been completed in the last ten (10) years and must be the submitting artist’s own original work. Work will be judged based on skill, composition, originality and impact.
HelvetArt online competition is open to all living artists regardless of country of origin/residence, sex or religion. We recognise that emerging artists around the world have varying backgrounds and different starting points in their careers, thus we do not currently have any restrictions on what we consider an emerging artist to be.
Possible prize types: cash, paid social media marketing, an artist profile and marketing on our website, blog or social media. Other type of prizes might be available depending on the theme, sponsors, juries.
The submitting artist must have full rights to the submitted work and be the original artist. If the work is found to not be original HelvetArt, nor its partners, founder or affiliates bear responsibility or liability for copyright infringement. The work/s in question will also be disqualified and immediately removed from our websites.
The entry fee is non-refundable and not inclusive of any tax applied by your own country.
The selection of works by the jurors is final and the decision can not be appealed on any grounds.
Upon submission to the HelvetArt online competition, the artist will retain full copyrights to their work as well as 100% of any sale made as a result of promotion and marketing of the works.
The winners and finalists are required to allow their works to be shown and promoted on HelvetArt website, social media, blogs and email newsletters.
If a chosen artist does not want their artwork shown or promoted for any reason and email with the subject line “Artwork Removal” must be sent to info (at) helvetart.ch within 48 hours of winner notification. If an artist does request artwork removal they become ineligible for the prize they were originally chosen for, including cash, marketing and promotion.
Entering this award gives us permission to use your image to promote and market your work through HelvetArt website, social media and affiliates, you will aways be credited, on our website, social media as well as on the websites and social media of our affiliates. Any questions or concerns about this can be directed to info (at) helvetart.ch with the email subject line being “Artwork Promotion Query”.
The Blog is a way to further promote all artists, found either through the competition or organically. Being written up in our blog has no affect on your standing in our award nor does it say anything about your chance to win our award. The blog is simply an additional space to further promote and explore all of the talent that we find. Being written up in our Blog also does not prevent you (submitting artist) from ever submitting work to the competition.
By participating in the HelvetArt online competition and exhibition, the artist acknowledges their unconditional acceptance of the rules and privacy terms.
HelvetArt is committed to providing quality services to you and this
policy outlines our ongoing obligations to you in respect of how we manage your Personal
What is Personal Information and why is being collected?
Personal Information is information or an opinion that identifies an individual. Examples of
Personal Information we collect include: names, addresses, email addresses, phone and website adress.
This Personal Information is obtained in many ways including [interviews, correspondence,
by telephone, by email, via our website www.boynesartistaward.com, from your website,
from social media, from other publicly available sources, from cookies and from third
parties. We don’t guarantee website links or policy of authorised third parties.
We collect your Personal Information for the primary purpose of providing our services to you,
providing information to our clients and marketing. We may also use your Personal Information
for secondary purposes closely related to the primary purpose, in circumstances where you
would reasonably expect such use or disclosure. You may unsubscribe from our mailing/
marketing lists at any time by contacting us in writing.
When we collect Personal Information we will, where appropriate and where possible, explain
to you why we are collecting the information and how we plan to use it.
Sensitive information is defined to include information or opinion about such
things as an individual’s racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, membership of a political
association, religious or philosophical beliefs, membership of a trade union or other
professional body, criminal record or health information.
Sensitive information will be used by us only:
• For the primary purpose for which it was obtained
• For a secondary purpose that is directly related to the primary purpose
• With your consent; or where required or authorised by law.
Where reasonable and practicable to do so, we will collect your Personal Information only from
you. However, in some circumstances we may be provided with information by third parties. In
such a case we will take reasonable steps to ensure that you are made aware of the
information provided to us by the third party.
Disclosure of Personal Information
Your Personal Information may be disclosed in a number of circumstances including the
• Third parties where you consent to the use or disclosure; and
• Where required or authorised by law.
Security of Personal Information
Your Personal Information is stored in a manner that reasonably protects it from misuse and
loss and from unauthorized access, modification or disclosure.
When your Personal Information is no longer needed for the purpose for which it was obtained,
we will take reasonable steps to destroy or permanently de-identify your Personal Information.
However, most of the Personal Information is or will be stored in client files which will be kept
by us for a minimum of 7 years.
Access to your Personal Information
You may access the Personal Information we hold about you and to update and/or correct it,
subject to certain exceptions. If you wish to access your Personal Information, please contact
us in writing.
HelvetArt will not charge any fee for your access request, but may
charge an administrative fee for providing a copy of your Personal Information.
In order to protect your Personal Information we may require identification from you before
releasing the requested information.
Maintaining the Quality of your Personal Information
It is an important to us that your Personal Information is up to date. We will take reasonable
steps to make sure that your Personal Information is accurate, complete and up-to-date. If you
find that the information we have is not up to date or is inaccurate, please advise us as soon as
practicable so we can update our records and ensure we can continue to provide quality
services to you.
This Policy may change from time to time and is available on our website.