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To reflect the lasting significance and worldwide impact of Nelson Mandela’s efforts to advance equality, diversity and social justice, the Nelson Mandela Memorial Design Competition invites artists and designers to create and enter an original design for a monument that embodies his spirit and important contributions to world peace.
The monument will be constructed of granite, bronze, or a combination thereof, and will reside at Skylawn Memorial Park in San Mateo, California.
The promoters of this contest envision a memorial that will support the education and inspiration of our youth, initiating the kind of dialogue and activism that will ensure Nelson Mandela’s legacy continues to drive positive change.
Conceptual designs must be intended for permanent outdoor placement. Each design submission should include at least one, but no more than three views of a proposed design. Acceptable file types include PDF, GIF, JPEG, PNG. There is a maximum size of five megabytes for each attachment.
There is no entry fee.
The Competition is open to United States residents who are at least 13 years of age. A parent/legal guardian is required to enter on behalf of any minor wishing to participate.
The winning design will be announced December 2014 and the designer will be awarded $1,000 USD.
The winning designer's name will be released in association with the competition results and they will be invited to related events.