Upcoming Art and Design Competitions

Winning or placing in a competition is a great way to get your art or design work noticed. Check out these competitions to see if one of them is right for your work. Some of the deadlines are approaching quickly, so get your submissions in soon!

The Artist’s Magazine Annual Art Competition:

Enter the 27th Annual Art Competition. More than $25,000 in cash prizes!

5 First Place Awards: $2,500 each
5 Second Place Awards: $1,250 each
5 Third Place Awards: $750 each
15 Honorable Mentions: $100 each

Winners will be featured and finalists’ names will be published in the December 2010 issue of The Artist’s Magazine. Nine finalists will be featured in the “Competition Spotlight” in The Artist’s Magazine, 12 finalists will be featured as “Artist of the Month” on our website and the works of twelve finalists will be offered on our website as desktop wallpaper. All winners and finalists will receive a certificate suitable for framing.

Plus, the Student/Beginner Division (for artists age 16 or over who (1) have been enrolled in a post-high school art program for no more than four years OR (2) have pursued art on their own or in workshops/lessons for no more than four years):

5 First Place Awards: $150 each
5 Second Place Awards: $75 each
5 Third Place Awards: $50 each

Award Winners in the Student/Beginner division will be featured in the January/February 2011 issue of The Artist’s Magazine.

PLUS all Award Winners and Honorable Mentions receive a 1-year subscription to The Artist’s Magazine.

Extended entry deadline: May 14, 2010

Click here for more details or to enter the competition.

Strokes of Genius: Fresh Perspectives:
Get your drawings published in the third edition of the highly acclaimed Best of Drawing collection. Artwork can be in any dry medium, or wet medium applied in a linear fashion that would be traditionally considered drawing. This includes, but is not necessarily limited to, pencil, charcoal, conte, pen and ink, scratchboard and silverpoint. Colored pencil, pastel and even some paint mediums if used in a drawing-like manner are acceptable. Final judgment on whether a work of art fits into the “drawing” category will be determined by the editors.

Extended entry deadline: May 15, 2010

Click here for more details or to enter the competition.

In-HOWse Design Competition:
When you’re a designer, corporate employee recognition programs just don’t cut it. But HOW can help you get the attention you deserve. Enter your best corporate work in our third annual In-HOWse Design Awards. If you win, we’ll highlight your work and your name in the February 2011 issue of HOW magazine. Don’t miss this exclusive opportunity to have your creative projects judged along side the work of other in-house designers. And for get about those big-name design firms: This one’s just for you!

Extended entry deadline: July 1, 2010

Click here for more details or to enter the competition.

Good luck!
Mary

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