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Monday, October 25, 2010

Today's call to Artists

Gleaned from the artists magazine
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All-Media Online Competition

The Artist's Magazine All-Media Online Competition


Grand Prize Award: $500
7 First Place Awards: $100 each
The Grand Prize winner's work will be reproduced in the July-August issue of  The Artist's Magazine. The Grand Prize winner and all 7 First Place Winners will receive complimentary subscriptions to The Artist's Magazine and $100 worth of North Light Books.
Honorable Mentions receive complimentary subscriptions to The Artist's Magazine and $50 worth of North Light Books.
Winners will be featured on The Artist's Magazine website along with a list of Honorable Mentions.
All Winners and Honorable Mentions will receive a certificate suitable for framing.

DEADLINE: November 1, 2010

Click here to enter

CATEGORIES - Compete and Win in 7 Categories!

Acrylic: paintings executed in watermedia, with acrylic being the dominant (80 percent at least) on any surface; additions of other media are permissible.
Graphite, charcoal and ink: works that are executed primarily with drawing materials, including pen and ink, although additions of pastel, watercolor or other media are permissible.
Mixed media and collage: any materials on any surface.
Oil and oil pastel: paintings done in oil-based media on canvas, board, paper, or wood.
Pastel: paintings that are at least 80 percent (soft) pastel on paper or any other surface. NuPastels or other hard pastels are considered soft pastels. (Paintings executed primarily in oil pastels should be entered in the oil and oil pastel category.)
Colored Pencil: works executed primarily (at least 80 percent) in colored pencil; underlying layers and additions in other media are permissible.
Watercolor: paintings executed primarily (at least 80 percent) in watercolor; additions of gouache, acrylic or other media are permissible.


The competition is open to artists anywhere in the world. All works must be original. Compositions based on published material or other artists' work are NOT considered original. Source material must be available upon request. Paintings executed in a workshop under another artist's direct supervision are not eligible. Paintings that have previously received major awards in national competitions are not eligible. Employees of F+W Media, Inc., and their immediate families, are not permitted to enter.
All digital files must be submitted online. You may enter work in any and all categories; there is no limit to the number of images you may enter. Image files cannot exceed 2MB. The file format must be JPEG. If your work is selected as a winning entry, we will contact you about sending a hi-res replacement.
All entries are $15 per image. A credit card number and signature or a check or money order for the required jury fee (in U.S. funds, drawn on a U.S. bank) must accompany your entry. There will be a $10 charge for all returned checks or declined credit cards. Credit cards will be charged within 90 days of contest deadline. Charges will appear as "F+W contests."
All entries must be submitted online no later than November 1, 2010. Online entries will close at 11:59 pm EST on November 1, 2010.

Entries will be prejudged and finalists chosen by the magazine staff. All properly prepared entries will be viewed and judged. The decision of the jurors is final. The jurors reserve the right to re categorize entries.
All winners will be notified by December 31, 2010. The results will not otherwise be made public until they are published on The Artist's Magazine’s website. Non-winning entrants will not be individually notified of the results. Your canceled check or credit-card charge will be notification for receipt of your entry. To be notified directly of your entry's receipt, include a self-addressed, stamped postcard.

If you have any questions about entering our competition or using the online entry system, please send an email to

 Click here to enter

Deadline: November 1, 2010

Occasionally we make portions of our customer list available to other companies so they may contact you about products and services that may interest you. If you prefer we withhold your name, send a note with your name, address and the competition name to: List Manager, F+W Media, 4700 East Galbraith Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio 45236

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