CAPA International Sculpture Contest: III Edition

Purpose of the contest:

The purpose of the contest is, through a sculptural project at any of the scales chosen, to bring the sculpture closer to society, as it happened in photography, forming part of the urban space, landart, interior design, and collecting.
In short, the sculpture will be able to connect with the human being, and these sculptural creations can be realized by art foundries like the Fine Art Foundry Capa.

Who can join?

This contest is aimed to students, architects, sculptors,
designers, plastic artists, and other similar areas of knowledge.
And observing today’s society, also people who with their thinking are changing the concept of art and therefore the living space.

Objectives of this edition:

The Capa Foundry, with the union of the I+D+ART philosophy, establishes as the objective of this edition to bring innovation and new creation techniques closer to both established sculptors and those who are starting this adventure of sculpture and to be able to give them a new way of creation with the technology that Capa Foundry can contribute in the 21st century.

The following aspects will be considered of special interest:

  • Investigation
  • Use of material
  • Creativity
  • Classical technique
  • Technology

How do I present my sculpture proposal?

The contestant will deliver the sculpture proposal via e-mail ( in pdf format, that does not exceed 15 megas. In the same submission they may put any comments they consider necessary on their proposal and, always bearing in mind that your name or trademark should not appear.
Very important: The author’s name may never appear in the proposal. Your full name, contact phone number and email address will appear as the name of the digital file.

The official languages will be both, Spanish and English.

Only one proposal may be submitted that has not been awarded in any other competition.


Submission period: from February 1, 2022 to September 30, 2022.
Free entry trying to promote participation and ideas production.


The Fine Art Foundry Capa will award three prizes:

  • First prize: a reproduction of the work, maximum dimension of 1.20 meters,
    valued at 7000 euros.
  • Second prize: a reproduction of the work, maximum dimension 1.00 meter,
    valued at 5000 euros.
  • Third prize: a reproduction of the work, maximum dimension 0.90 meter,
    valued at 3000 euros.
  • Special prize: reproduction of the work, made with Cosentino materials, maximum dimension 0.90 meter, valued at 3000 euros

The artist will have a month to deliver the final sketch of his work to Capa Foundry. The period of execution of the work by the Fine Art Foundry Capa will be eight months, reserving the right to modify the production deadline.

The jury reserves the right to make a maximum of three special mentions.

The winners and those contestants who are awarded a special mention will in turn receive an accrediting diploma, which will specify the result of their participation in the contest.


The members of the jury will have a voice and a vote when judging the projects presented. The secretary of the jury will have a voice, but no vote.
The jury will be made up of professionals of recognized prestige chosen by Capa Foundry and a representative of Capa Foundry.
The jury’s decision will be final.
Confidentiality in proposals is ensured.

The jury’s decision will be recorded in a record that will be published 10 days after the decision-making meeting of the jury. The jury’s decision will take place on October 27, 2022. The Capa Foundry will contact the winners informing them of their prize.
The recognition of prizes will take place in an official and/or virtual act on a date and place that will be announced to the participants in a timely manner.

Jury’s criteria:

  • The creativity of the idea
  • The conceptual and technical quality of the project.
  • The innovation of the proposals.
  • The techniques to use.


The contestant will be recognized as the author of his work, maintaining his author’s moral rights.

Capa reserves the discretionary possibility of holding one or more physical exhibitions with the winning works.

The Fine Art Foundry Capa will keep a proof of authorship to be able to carry out the itinerant exhibition
of the winning works in national and international spaces that the Fine Art Foundry Capa considers appropriate, for the diffusion and promotion of the competition along with the brand Capa and and in this case, the author will receive his work at the end of the exhibition or exhibitions.

Capa reserves the right to produce a second author’s proof of the work, informing its author, that it will form part of the funds of the foundry’s collection.

By accepting the present rules, the winning participants transfer to the Fine Art Foundry Capa, exclusively, all the rights of public communication through social networks and media.
In order to protect the moral rights of the participant, in the event of future publications, Capa Foundry will always mention the author.

Both, the organizers and the promoters of the Fine Art Foundry Capa contest are not responsible for the plagiarism claims that may be made by any of the participants.

The Fine Art Foundry Capa reserves the right to cancel the contest at any time.

Participation in the Capa Foundry Sculpture Contest implies full acceptance of these bases, the interpretation of which corresponds to those responsible for organizing the contest.
Capa Foundry and the organizing entity I+D+ART will own a copy of the winning sculptures for exhibition and communication.

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