Vision Petron, the award-winning national student art competition of industry leader Petron Corporation, is celebrating 15 years of fueling creativity with the theme Lakbay Kasiyahan: Our Journey of Happiness.
Now open for entries, the 2015 Vision Petron competition is open to all talented students, aged 16-28, enrolled in a regular university or college course, or in tutorial art, photography or video class. Entries may be submitted in four categories, namely: painting (oil and water-based media), photography, t-shirt art design, and video-making.
And, to mark its 15th year, Vision Petron is offering larger prizes for the winners, as follows: For the Painting (oil/acrylic, water-based media) category, six grand prize winners of P70,000 each; six runners-up with P30,000 each; and eighteen semi-finalists with P5,000 each. For Photography, six grand prize winners will receive P50,000 each, and six runners-up with P25,000 each. In T-shirt Art Design, there will be three grand prize winners of P50,000 each, and nine semi-finalists with P5,000 each. The Video-making category will have three grand prize winners of P50,000 each. All grand prize winners will also receive trophies and plaques made by National Artist Napoleon V. Abueva, while runners-up will receive trophies. Criteria for judging will focus on content and concept – 40%, originality – 30%, and technical execution – 30%.
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