2019 No-Boundaries International Art Exhibition Overview

Co-organized by the No-Boundaries Committee, Columbia Global Centers | Beijing, Columbia Global Centers | Paris, Columbia Global Centers | Nairobi, and Columbia Global Centers | Rio de Janeiro, the Fourth No-Boundaries International Art Exhibition was launched on February 1, 2019 and is open to young artists from kindergarten to high school all around the world. This year, No-Boundaries will showcase in the host cities of Beijing, Paris, Nairobi, New York and Rio de Janeiro under the theme of “A Drop of Water.”  Through their art, the young artists will draw the world’s attention to the shortage of fresh water and ocean pollution issues and encourage to save water and protect water resources.

No-Boundaries in 2019 features an innovative exhibition format. While displaying 500 original paintings from youth and children around the world, it also showcase 500 artworks that align with the vision and theme of No-Boundaries through a digital exhibition hall and online gallery to encourage our next generation to participate in arts and environmental protection. 

No-Boundaries is not a competition. It is an international art and educational platform aims to cultivate socially responsible and caring global citizens who will be able to impact the future with nuanced perspectives through visual arts education.

About the Exhibitions

“Little World” Exhibition Hall: 500 real paintings will be on exhibition tour in the three countries.

Digital Exhibition Hall: 500 artworks that align with the vision and theme of the No-Boundaries will be displayed on the E-Walls in the exhibitions. 

Online Gallery: Our young artists are able to engage with each other on No-Boundaries website.

For Our Next Generation

To raise global awareness

  • We provide an international educational platform for children around the world to communicate with each other participate in significant cultural exchange. We aim to educate global citizens who are willing and eager to participate in a better future.

    • Globalization
    • Global citizens

To improve social responsibility

  • Through our extensive network of exhibitions and art by the world’s youngest citizens, we encourage our young artists to become more aware of themselves and their place in the increasingly globalized world. We hope that, through shared art, they learn to understand, respect, and cherish one another’s differences.

    • Self-awareness
    • Empathy

To encourage expression by art

  • We believe in art as one of the world’s most effective communication tools; these exhibitions will promote the imagination, creativity, and productivity of our young artists.

    • Productivity
    • Creativity
    • Imagination

For more information about application and requirements, please click here.