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Nasdaq Competition 2021

Congrats to our winners! Anya Molyviatis - SCAD Savannah / Francesca Edwards - Loughborough University / Joanna Cohn - Central Saint Martins UAL / Krithika Sengottaiyan- Academy of Art University / Luyao Yan - School of Visual Arts SVA / Paola Ascanio - Camberwell College of Arts UAL / Rhea Vergis - MICA Maryland Institute College of Arts In celebration of our new Global Headquarters in Times Square, NY, Nasdaq is launching a competition to create artwork that embodies our purpose as an organization. Nasdaq is championing a new era of inclusive prosperity and shared growth. We believe that greatness can come from anywhere, and by creating a comprehensive market ecosystem, we enable companies of all sizes, economies at all stages, and people of all backgrounds to reach their full potential. Art pieces will be chosen, printed and displayed in Nasdaq's brand-new global headquarters in Times Square, New York City. Adjacent to the work will be a description, and information about the artist. The three winners of the competition will receive $1,000 from Nasdaq DEADLINE TO APPLY: Friday January 29 2021 11.59 PM EST THE BRIEF Entrants should choose from one of four messaging themes listed below and express and interpret this theme visually: - Opening up access to opportunity - Technology should break down barriers - Partnership can unlock growth - Greater participation = greater prosperity Please create and upload 1 or 2 images of artwork that responds to one of Nasdaq's four messaging themes. The images can be any manner of 2D pattern, from fine art and illustration to graphic design and photographic collage. The artwork can be portrait or landscape. (If you are creating the work digitally, we suggest creating as a vector file, such as in Abode Illustrator. To upload onto Arts Thread please export the image as a .PNG or .JPG file at approx 2000-3000 pixels wide.) While there are no restrictions regarding materials or color, we've included our brand color palette for reference. Download the color palette The winners will be asked to submit their artwork as a high resolution PDF format. THE PRIZE The three winners of the competition will receive $1,000 from Nasdaq SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS Open to anyone studying art and design or has graduated from art and design higher education from 2018 onwards. Entrants must be over 18 years old. Open globally with the exception of residents of The Balkans, Belarus, Burundi, Central African Republic, Congo, Dem. Rep. of, Crimea region of Ukraine, Cuba, Iran, Lebanon, Libya, North Korea, Russia, Ukraine, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan Syria, Syria, Venezuela, Yemen, Zimbabwe. Entrants cannot be currently employed within a company full-time as a artist or designer. HOW TO ENTER STEP 1 Already got an ARTS THREAD portfolio? To enter, simply log into your account, upload your design as a new project, return to this page and select your project into the Competition box above. New to ARTS THREAD? To enter, register to create an ARTS THREAD account and go to your email and click on the activation link sent to your email Inbox. Then log into your account, upload your project, then return to this page and select your project into the Competition box above. STEP 2 Complete our online Nasdaq Competition 2021 Entry Form Please ensure you have read the Terms & Conditions for the Nasdaq Competition 2021 ENTRY: Free to apply DEADLINE TO APPLY: Friday 29 January 2021 11.59 PM EST WHAT HAPPENS AFTER SUBMISSION Once submitted in phase one, the designs will be evaluated by our expert judging panel to establish the winning designers.

Congrats to our winners!

Anya Molyviatis - SCAD Savannah / Francesca Edwards - Loughborough University / Joanna Cohn - Central Saint Martins UAL / Krithika Sengottaiyan- Academy of Art University / Luyao Yan - School of Visual Arts SVA / Paola Ascanio - Camberwell College of Arts UAL / Rhea Vergis - MICA Maryland Institute College of Arts


In celebration of our new Global Headquarters in Times Square, NY, Nasdaq is launching a competition to create artwork that embodies our purpose as an organization.

Nasdaq is championing a new era of inclusive prosperity and shared growth. We believe that greatness can come from anywhere, and by creating a comprehensive market ecosystem, we enable companies of all sizes, economies at all stages, and people of all backgrounds to reach their full potential.

Art pieces will be chosen, printed and displayed in Nasdaq's brand-new global headquarters in Times Square, New York City. Adjacent to the work will be a description, and information about the artist.

The three winners of the competition will receive $1,000 from Nasdaq

DEADLINE TO APPLY: Friday January 29 2021 11.59 PM EST

THE BRIEF

  • Entrants should choose from one of four messaging themes listed below and express and interpret this theme visually:
    - Opening up access to opportunity
    - Technology should break down barriers
    - Partnership can unlock growth
    - Greater participation = greater prosperity
  • Please create and upload 1 or 2 images of artwork that responds to one of Nasdaq's four messaging themes.
  • The images can be any manner of 2D pattern, from fine art and illustration to graphic design and photographic collage.
  • The artwork can be portrait or landscape.
    (If you are creating the work digitally, we suggest creating as a vector file, such as in Abode Illustrator. To upload onto Arts Thread please export the image as a .PNG or .JPG file at approx 2000-3000 pixels wide.)
  • While there are no restrictions regarding materials or color, we've included our brand color palette for reference. Download the color palette
  • The winners will be asked to submit their artwork as a high resolution PDF format.

THE PRIZE

The three winners of the competition will receive $1,000 from Nasdaq

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Open to anyone studying art and design or has graduated from art and design higher education from 2018 onwards.
  • Entrants must be over 18 years old.
  • Open globally with the exception of residents of The Balkans, Belarus, Burundi, Central African Republic, Congo, Dem. Rep. of, Crimea region of Ukraine, Cuba, Iran, Lebanon, Libya, North Korea, Russia, Ukraine, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan Syria, Syria, Venezuela, Yemen, Zimbabwe.
  • Entrants cannot be currently employed within a company full-time as a artist or designer.

HOW TO ENTER

STEP 1

Already got an ARTS THREAD portfolio? To enter, simply log into your account, upload your design as a new project, return to this page and select your project into the Competition box above.

New to ARTS THREAD? To enter, register to create an ARTS THREAD account and go to your email and click on the activation link sent to your email Inbox. Then log into your account, upload your project, then return to this page and select your project into the Competition box above.

STEP 2

Complete our online Nasdaq Competition 2021 Entry Form

Please ensure you have read the Terms & Conditions for the Nasdaq Competition 2021

ENTRY: Free to apply

DEADLINE TO APPLY: Friday 29 January 2021 11.59 PM EST

WHAT HAPPENS AFTER SUBMISSION

Once submitted in phase one, the designs will be evaluated by our expert judging panel to establish the winning designers.