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CREATE | ARTOZE Inter-School Art Exhibition and Competition

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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1. How can I register for this event?

You can register yourself by clicking the following link:

2. Who can register?

Any school going individual can register for this event irrespective of whether his/her school is participating in the event.

3. How many artworks can I submit?

You are free to submit as many artworks as you like. The registration fee is AED 100/- per artwork.

4. How much is the registration fee?

The registration fee for this event is a nominal amount of AED 100/- per artwork.

5. How can I upload my artwork?

The artwork can be uploaded in two methods; during the registration time wherein within the link you can upload your artwork or you can choose to upload on the submission link:

6. What identification will I have to provide?

In order to make sure that the competition is fair and equal for everyone participating, we would like the participants to show their school ID card.

7. What is the last day to submit the artwork?

The deadline to submit your artwork would be 16th February,2022. 

8. When will the results be out?

The results will be announced on the final day of the competition (26th February,2022).

9. What should you keep in mind before the submission?

The file submitted should not exceed 3.5MB size and must not contain any unnecessary objects or hindrances around the art. Kindly also ensure the IMAGE file submitted is not blurry or containing stretched pixels.

10. What is the timeline of the event? 

The timeline of the event is shown below: ​

  • 16th February 2022 - Registrations for the event will be closed and the deadline for submission of artwork.

  • 20th February 2022 - The Virtual Reality (VR) Art Gallery will be open for viewing.

  • 26th February 2022- The main event will be hosted showcasing the selected art pieces physically and prize winners for each sub-categories will be announced. 

11. What is the selection process?

The event will be divided into two phases:

  • Phase I will be an exhibition and preliminary competition round wherein all registered participants will display their submitted and approved artworks in the ARTOZE Virtual Reality Exhibition Gallery.

  • Phase II will encompass the selected participants to present their artworks in-person in front of an audience and jury members that will select amongst each category winners and prize holders.


1. How many categories are there?

The different categories of participation are as follows:

Category 1 (for the students in Classes 1-4)

  1. Go as you like (Freestyle)

  2. Coloring a chosen Template

Category 2 (for the students in Classes 5-8)

  1. WaterColor

  2. Acrylic

  3. Sketching/shading

  4. Pastel

  5. Oil painting

  6. Other

Category 3 (for the students in Classes 9-12)

  1. Watercolor

  2. Acrylic

  3. sketching/shading

  4. Pastel

  5. Oil painting

  6. Other

2. How do I select my category?

Categories are divided based on classes as described in the previous FAQ. Please select the correct category while you are registering and sub-category can be chosen accordingly.

3. What is the Judging criteria?

The judgement would be done based on the following criteria:

  • Originality of the Artwork 

  • Technique used to build the art piece 

  • Interpretation of the artwork 

  • Storyline associated with the art piece 

  • Overall Impression of the artwork


1. What are the opportunities for the participating schools?

Inter-School art competition brings enormous opportunities to all the participating schools, like:

  • Opportunity to showcase and celebrate the creativity within the student in an award winning art gallery.

  • Students get a chance to express themselves through their art which adds value not only as a co-curricular activity but also helps develop their confidence and competitiveness.

  • Chance to gain media attention and publicity across the competition by displaying  diverse talent.

  • Get recognized by the art culture and community of the UAE.

  •  A chance to get recognized through the following award categories:

  1. Overall winner

  2. 1st runner up

  3. 2nd runner up

  4. School with the highest number of creatives

  • Great networking opportunity with our esteemed sponsors, delegates and our extraordinary participants.

  • VIP Invitation for the school delegates.

  • Immense marketing benefits for the participating schools.

  • Promote your institute far and wide across the UAE showcasing the immense talent.

2. How does it help me as a participant?

This competition is going to be highly rewarding, not just in terms of the participation but the entire experience that you will come across, like:

  • A National level award winning platform to showcase your creativity.

  • Opportunity to be a part of one of it's kind blended art exhibition for the students.

  • Stand a chance to represent your school.

  • Certificate of participation signed by the esteemed jury panel for everyone.

  • Get your artworks exhibited online in one of the most viewed online VR art gallery globally.

  • Gain media attention to publicize while you showcase your work.

  • Stand a chance to win from a wide pool of prizes worth AED 25K+.

  • Win additional goodies from our event partners.

3. Can we participate as a brand/company?

Companies/brands can participate in the competition by choosing to join this event as a partner along with the event organizers.

4. Can I choose to withdraw from the competition after paying the participation fee?

A participant may choose to withdraw from the competition but the participation fees will not be refunded. We however would never want you to opt out.

5. What are the prizes to be won?

There would be winners for each and every category and sub-category. Stay tuned for detailed updates on the prizes as we announce them on our official social media handles.

6. Is the competition in-person (physical) or online (virtual)?

This event will begin with an online exhibition of all the approved and selected artworks which  would be displayed in a virtual art gallery. It would then be followed up by an in-person award ceremony where selected students from the Phase I will be invited to Phase II for presenting their artworks physically.

7. How will I know if I am selected for Phase II?

We will reach out to each and every selected participant individually with regards to the same. The official announcement will be made on our official social media handles as well.

8. Who will judge the artwork?

There would be an esteemed jury panel comprising of the industry veterans and the leaders in their segments to provide their feedback on each and every artwork of the participants. They would also be announced closer to the event dates.

9. Is the competition open to universities or is it only school students?

This competition in particular pertains only to schools; however, please do reach out to us and we will be more than happy to keep you updated for similar competition for university students, as we announce them.

10. Will I get a participation certificate?

Yes, every participant will receive a Certificate of Participation along with some exciting goodies and an amazing experience that we have set up for you.

11. Will the organizers arrange the transportation for the artwork?

Participants are responsible for their own artwork and making sure their artwork reaches the venue safely. The organizers will not be providing transport/courier services.

12. Will the organizers provide transport to participants?

Transportation will not be provided by the organizers, participants may choose to travel with their school transport or use their own transport.

13. Can I choose to participate independently (not as a school student) from my school?

Yes, participants are more than welcome to participate independently but the condition remains the same which is you must be enrolled in a school currently. As long as you have a valid school ID, it’s the participants choice on how he/she wishes to participate for this competition.

14. What are the guidelines I must follow to participate?

Please find the additional details here:


1. Will there be a live viewing online through zoom/teams?

All artworks will be exhibited in our VR art gallery which can be viewed at any point of time by anybody who has the link. An announcement will be made through direct emails and through our social media as to when the VR art gallery goes live. Feel free to share the link and showcase your talent to all those people you wish for to see your work.

2. What is meant by a virtual reality art gallery?

VR art gallery refers to an art gallery that is set up in a virtual world but everything is set up like it would be in a physical art gallery, so in essence you can carry the gallery in your pockets. This helps participants view their work, and also promote themselves at any point in time and at any given geographical location.

3. What format am I supposed to upload my artwork in?

The registration link requires you to upload your artwork as a photo/image so that it can be properly set up for the VR art gallery.

4. How can I access the VR art gallery?

Once the VR gallery is LIVE, you will all be receiving a notification for the same. The gallery will also be going LIVE on the official website of ARTOZE at

5. Will I have to physically submit my artwork?

The artworks will be submitted online for the VR art exhibition and only the selected students for Phase II will be required to present their artworks in-person.


1. Do I have to get a PCR test done?

The selected participants for the Phase II will have to present an AL-Hosn Green Pass.

2. Will the event get cancelled due to COVID-19 cases?

We will be adhering to the COVID-19 guidelines and in case the guidelines suggest that the competition cannot be held physically we will shift the event to an online platform but the competition will not be cancelled rest assured.

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