The candidates

Kitsch selected by kitsch-painters


Kitsch needs great talent, Art needs great friends.
- Odd Nerdrum


Self Portrait by Odin Borgen

Self Portrait by Odin Borgen

The Attributes of Art by Michael DeVore

The Attributes of Art by Michael DeVore

Siggjo by Billy R. Økland

Siggjo by Billy R. Økland

Sofia by Sergio Andrés Castro Rodriguez

Sofia by Sergio Andrés Castro Rodriguez

Son Of God by J.P. Parrish

Son Of God by J.P. Parrish

Sunset by Aldo Cherres

Sunset by Aldo Cherres

The Discovery by Frøydis Aarseth

The Discovery by Frøydis Aarseth

The End Of The Beginning by Martijn Caspar Swart

The End Of The Beginning by Martijn Caspar Swart

The Sons Of Alshat by Emilia Cantor

The Sons Of Alshat by Emilia Cantor

Aphothesis Of John Henry by Keith Dixon

Aphothesis Of John Henry by Keith Dixon

Sparrow by Sampo Kaikkonen

Sparrow by Sampo Kaikkonen

Whistleblower by Luke Hillestad

Whistleblower by Luke Hillestad

Where Humanity Failed... by Jeremy Caniglia

Where Humanity Failed… by Jeremy Caniglia

Vesta Desire by Cathrine Bergsrud

Vesta Desire by Cathrine Bergsrud

Vermelho by Bruno Passos

Vermelho by Bruno Passos

Untitled by Pikria Mekvabidze

Untitled by Pikria Mekvabidze

Untitled by Mark Gleason

Untitled by Mark Gleason

Untitled by Boris Koller

Untitled by Boris Koller

A Woman In The Shadows by Boris Correa

A Woman In The Shadows by Boris Correa

Tre Confratelli by David Petri

Tre Confratelli by David Petri

This is Isis by Anna Lindberg

This is Isis by Anna Lindberg

The Globe by Carlo Alberto Palumbo

The Globe by Carlo Alberto Palumbo

The Horde by EmiliO

The Horde by EmiliO

The Right Hand by Massimo Tizzano

The Right Hand by Massimo Tizzano

The Wedding Night by Sofia Zualaga

The Wedding Night by Sofia Zualaga

The Yield Of Justice by Alberto Lipari

The Yield Of Justice by Alberto Lipari

The Daydreamer by Sven E. Helgesen

The Daydreamer by Sven E. Helgesen

Stiltwalker by Peter Smyth

Stiltwalker by Peter Smyth

Self Portrait With Coffee by Monika Helgesen

Self Portrait With Coffee by Monika Helgesen

Self Portrait by Victor Zaldivar

Self Portrait by Victor Zaldivar

Self Portrait by Andrea Esposito

Self Portrait by Andrea Esposito

Self Portrait by Luca Crivello

Self Portrait by Luca Crivello

Oriental Old Man by Dariusz Kaleta

Oriental Old Man by Dariusz Kaleta

Picking Elderflowers by Rachel Personett

Picking Elderflowers by Rachel Personett

Red Stone by Elisabeth Gyllensten

Red Stone by Elisabeth Gyllensten

Reflections by Riaan van der Merwe

Reflections by Riaan van der Merwe

Self Portrait As John The Baptist by Jonas Landstad

Self Portrait As John The Baptist by Jonas Landstad

Self Portrait by Aprile Giorgio

Self Portrait by Aprile Giorgio

Self Portrait by Jernam Riq

Self Portrait by Jernam Riq

Nuntius by Ricky Granna

Nuntius by Ricky Granna

Nunc Et Semper by Manuel Caballero

Nunc Et Semper by Manuel Caballero

Never Again by Eugene Kuperman

Never Again by Eugene Kuperman

Nautilus Fossil by Miguel Angel Garnica

Nautilus Fossil by Miguel Angel Garnica

My Sister by Arturo Suman

My Sister by Arturo Suman

My Handyman by Marit Schaldemose

My Handyman by Marit Schaldemose

Message To Humanity by Marcela Chiriac

Message To Humanity by Marcela Chiriac

If I Only Had A Heart by William McConnell

If I Only Had A Heart by William McConnell

Known Distance by Shoora Majedian

Known Distance by Shoora Majedian

La Guerra by Sergio Padovan

La Guerra by Sergio Padovani

Memoria by Timothy Allen

Memoria by Timothy Allen

Memento More by Christel Vega

Memento More by Christel Vega

Lilies by Alejandro Diaz

Lilies by Alejandro Diaz

La Roche Guyon by Jérôme-Delépine

La Roche Guyon by Jérôme-Delépine

Horror Of War by Marco Chiuchiarelli

Horror Of War by Marco Chiuchiarelli

Godless by Gunnar Haslund

Godless by Gunnar Haslund

Freddie by Lana Svirejeva

Freddie by Lana Svirejeva

Evening by Douglas Girard

Evening by Douglas Girard

Eremitae by Nanni Pasca

Eremitae by Nanni Pasca

Embryo by Paul Drovandi

Embryo by Paul Drovandi

Double Self Portrait by Antonio Mañón

Double Self Portrait by Antonio Mañón

Deportation by Elisabet H. Pedersen

Deportation by Elisabet H. Pedersen

Departure by Robert D. Williams

Departure by Robert D. Williams

Dawn by Carlos Lopez

Dawn by Carlos Lopez

Daydreamer by Rinus van Niekerk

Daydreamer by Rinus van Niekerk

Cold Summer by Justinas Krasuckas

Cold Summer by Justinas Krasuckas

Catalina Kelpie by Kymberly Bednar

Catalina Kelpie by Kymberly Bednar

Birdsong by Mark Demsteader

Birdsong by Mark Demsteader

At The Twilight Gate by Sebastian Martinez

At The Twilight Gate by Sebastian Martinez

As Above So Below by Lance Richlin

As Above So Below by Lance Richlin




Prize


There are two categories in the WWK Annual Competition: People's Choice and Jury's Choice.
People's choice award will be decided as a selected group of paintings go up on our facebook page, where the submition that receives the most reactions within 25th October at 8am (CET) is declared the winner.
The winner will receive a $250 gift card from an online paint supply store.



Jury's choice award will receive a medal locket of the symbolic kitsch butterfly.



The Jury




Helene Knoop (left) is an original member and co-founded worldwidekitsch.com in 2005. She is a member of the WWK selection committee. Sebastian Salvo (middle) won the jury's choice award in the last year's Competition with his painting "Self Portrait with Dyspnea." Öde S. Nerdrum (right) is also a member of the selection committee and he is the son of Odd Nerdrum.