Erzia International Art Foundation

International children competition “The Worlds of Master Erzia”

The widescale and long-term project “Sculptor Erzia and the Whole World” is dedicated to the 145th anniversary of the outstanding sculptor of the 20th century Stepan Erzia (1876-1959).

Erzia International Art Foundation starts the next stage of the international competition of children’s creativity “The Worlds of Master Erzia”. It will be dedicated to the theme of the life and work of Stepan Erzia in Azerbaijan. The Academy of Arts of Azerbaijan invited Erzia Art Foundation to show a collection of the best children’s drawings. These drawings will be selected after the international competition of children’s creativity “The Worlds of Master Erzia”.

60 best works will be shown during the exhibition. They will be provided by talented children from Azerbaijan, Moscow and Mordovia. The theme of the competition is “Erzia is in Azerbaijan”

The exhibition of drawings and Saf Ranglar («Pure Colors») international festival of children’s and youth’s fine arts will be held in Baku from October 15 – 25, 2019.

Children from 6 to 16 years old are invited to participate in the competition. The results will be summed up and names of the winners will be found out in November, 2019.

Applications for participation in the competition are accepted until September 30!

The terms of participation and the deadlines for submitting works can be found in more detail on our website in the “Projects” section (

At the end of the exhibition Erzia International Art Foundation will take part in a charity auction in favor of gifted children with disabilities which will be held in Uzbekistan.

If you have questions or you would like to take part in competition, you should contact the art director of Erzia Art Foundation and the curator of the competition Vlada Prosvirkina – 8 (495) 580-38-13.