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2019 Art Contest - Rare Disease Day

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Rare Disease Day 2019
Genodermatoses Network Drawing Competition

"Get into one’s skin"
"Dans la peau de l’autre"

This contest aims at raising awareness about rare skin diseases and allowing people to express their feelings about this issue in a different way. Eventually, the drawings will be displayed on the different websites about rare diseases.

Organising Company

The René Touraine Fondation located 1 rue Claude Vellefaux, 75010 Paris (SIREN n°391 753 001) will organize a free drawing contest from December until the end of February.


Everyone is eligible to enter without condition of nationality or age. Three categories of applications are possible according to age: 3-5 year; 6-9 year; 10-13 year; 14-18 year ; 18 year and over. For underage persons, a parental authorisation is required.


One should submit his/her drawing
- either by email to : Artcontest.frt@gmail.com
- or by regular mail : Fondation René Touraine, Hopital Saint Louis, Pavillon Bazin, 1 avenue Claude Vellefaux, 75010 Paris – France
Please do write your contact on the back of your drawing sent by post or in the email. The drawings sent by post will not be returned.

Selection Process

The jury, composed of patient association representatives and Scientific Committee members, will choose the first three winners in each category. The first two ones will be submitted to a vote through Foundation’s social networks.


A first, second and third prize will be awarded for every category. The prizes will be sent by post to every winner. Prizes will include, amongst others, boxes of high quality colored pencils, creation tools and children’s books.


- December 12 : art contest opens
- March 15 (Midnight GMT time): art contest closes
- End of March : prize winners announced on www.genodermatoses-network.org + www.rarediseaseday.org

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