The 5th International Festival of NanoArt

will be hosted by Technological Educational Institute of Crete, Heraklion, Greece, on September 22 – 28, 2018.

5th festival of nanoart - heraklion_greeceArtists and scientists are invited to participate with maximum 5 works per artist/scientist. The previous editions of the festival were held in Finland, Germany, and Romania. Artists are strongly encouraged to collaborate with scientists at local universities. Interested artists could also use the three high resolution monochromatic electron scans provided on NanoArt K12 competition page. Click on the thumbnails to open and download the high resolution images. Participating artists may alter one or all provided images in any artistic way to create original NanoArt work(s). Please send web images of artworks by e-mail to


Include: Artist’s Name, Country, Website, Email, Artwork Title, Final Image Size and Resolution, Artistic Process, Comments. The image files must be JPEG format at a resolution of 72 dpi with the longest dimension of maximum 800 pixels. If your work will be accepted, you will be contacted by email with additional information on artwork size, resolution, and pricing for printing and hanging (last editions the cost was about $30/print, size A2).

Submission Deadline: August 22nd, 2018

Previous edition

The 4th International Festival of NanoArt bannerThe 4th International Festival of NanoArt organized by NanoArt 21 was hosted in 2016 in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, by the University Babes Bolyai. The show was curated by artist/scientist Cris Orfescu (USA) founder of NanoArt 21 and artist/scientist Mirela Suchea (Romania). The previous editions of the festival were held in Finland, Germany, and Romania. Around 70 artworks authored by artists from 11 countries have been shown in the University Exhibition Hall. The artworks were donated to Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi, Romania, who hosted the 3rd edition of the festival.
The exhibition, initially designed to be a travel show to spread around the country and Europe this new art discipline has now a permanent location at Alexandru Ioan Cuza University in Iasi, Romania: THE 1st PERMANENT EXHIBITION OF NANOART IN THE WORLD.


NanoArt permanent exhibition