MARX#200 - Cartoon Competition & Exhibition Opportunity

The Goethe-Institut San Francisco invites artists to submit work based on the character of Karl Marx. Artists are encouraged to design a humorous original cartoon inspired by Marx and/or his widely known theories. A jury will nominate three artists from the entries to receive prizes. Furthermore, the top selections will be displayed in an exhibition at the ART-Lounge of the Goethe-Institut San Francisco as part of the MARX NOW event series in October 2018.

  • 1st prize is a language study trip to Germany (incl.  flight, accommodation, and language course fee),
  • 2nd prize is a $ 250-coupon for art supplies,
  • 3rd prize is a selection of cartoon books.

The final date for submissions is June 30th 2018. Individual artists may submit up to three works. Please submit your artwork as a jpg file with a resolution of 300 dpi (black and white or color.) Submissions should be sent to:
Subject line “MARX NOW Cartoon Competition”

The Goethe-Institut is the Federal Republic of Germany’s cultural institute, active worldwide. We promote the study of German abroad and encourage international cultural exchange. For further information please visit:  Through their participation the cartoonists agree to grant Goethe-Institut San Francisco the rights to the publication of their work in the exhibition, in print materials and social media for use in public relations.

Goethe-Institut San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

Contact: Astrid Kaemmerling

Eliza Tudor