Art Competitions


 

     
 
     

 

Watercolor’s "What Do You Love?" Art Competition
DEADLINE EXTENDED!
NEW DEADLINE: September 30, 2012

by Jim McFarlane


 

THE COMPETITION:
Still life? Landscape? 
Portrait? Urban Scenes? Figures? 
Whatever you love to render in watercolor, here’s your chance to share your passion 
with the world.

AWARDS:
GRAND PRIZE
Inclusion in American Artist’s 75th 
Anniversary Exhibition, held in 2013 at the 
Salmagundi Club, in New York City.
$1,000 cash!
An article in Watercolor magazine.
A one-year subscription to Watercolor!

FIRST RUNNER-UP
$500 cash!
Winning artwork featured in Watercolor magazine.
A one-year subscription to Watercolor!

SECOND RUNNER-UP
$300 cash!
Winning artwork featured in Watercolor magazine.
A one-year subscription to Watercolor!

THIRD RUNNER-UP
$200 cash!
Winning artwork featured in Watercolor magazine.
A one-year subscription to Watercolor!

HONORABLE MENTIONS
(up to 10 artists)
Will be featured in Watercolor magazine and get a one-year subscription to Watercolor!

SUBMISSION PROCESS:
Submit your entry(ies) for Watercolor's "What Do You Love" art competition today!

All submissions will appear in the "What Do You Love" art competitions gallery on Artist Daily.

EXTENDED DEADLINE:
SEPTEMBER 30, 2012.


ENTRY FEE:
Enter one painting for $45, two for $60, or three or four entries for only $85!

 

JURY OF SELECTION & AWARDS:

Work will be reviewed by a jury of the top names in the watermedia community, including:

Mary Whyte is an artist, teacher, and author whose figurative paintings have earned national recognition. Her portraits are included in numerous corporate, private, and university collections, as well as in the permanent collections of the Greenville County Museum of Art and the Gibbes Museum of Art, both in South Carolina. Whyte is the author of Alfreda's World, a compilation of her paintings of the Gullah women of Johns Island, as well as An Artist's Way of Seeing and Watercolor for the Serious Beginner. She is currently the subject of a traveling exhibition titled "Working South" that will be on view through July 2013.

Jim McFarlane is a world-renowned watercolorist and teacher. He is a Signature Member and current President of the American Watercolor Society. He is also a Signature Member of the Pennsylvania Watercolor Society, the Philadelphia Watercolor Society, the National Society of Painters of Casein and Acrylic and  the Hudson Valley Art Association. He is president emeritus of both the Philadelphia Water Color Society and the Greater Norristown Art League.

John A. Parks is an artist who is represented by 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel in New York City. He is also a teacher at the School of Visual Arts, in New York City, and is a frequent contributor to American Artist, Drawing, and Watercolor magazines.

Michael Gormley, editorial director of Watercolor

Naomi Ekperigin, associate editor of
Watercolor

 
     


Drawing’s "Shades of Gray" Art Competition
DEADLINE EXTENDED!
NEW DEADLINE: October 12, 2012

by Julio Reyes

 


THE COMPETITION:
American Artist and Drawing are thrilled to announce the Shades of Gray 2012 Open Competition, which offers artists a chance to win recognition and have their work exhibited alongside that of many of the coutnry’s top artists. The competition is open to all work created entirely in black, white, and gray in a drawing medium, including graphite, charcoal, pastel, chalk, colored pencil, pen-and-ink, ballpoint pen, and mixed media.

AWARDS:
GRAND PRIZE
Inclusion in American Artist’s 75th 
Anniversary Exhibition, held in 2013 at the 
Salmagundi Club, in New York City.
$1,000 cash!
An article in Drawing magazine.
A one-year subscription to
Drawing!

FIRST RUNNER-UP
$500 cash!
Winning artwork featured in
Drawing magazine.
A one-year subscription to
Drawing!

SECOND RUNNER-UP
$300 cash!
Winning artwork featured in
Drawing magazine.
A one-year subscription to
Drawing!

THIRD RUNNER-UP
$200 cash!
Winning artwork featured in
Drawing magazine.
A one-year subscription to
Drawing!

HONORABLE MENTIONS
(up to 10 artists)
Will be featured in
Drawing and get a one-year subscription to Drawing!

SUBMISSION PROCESS:
Submit your entry(ies) for Drawing's "Shades of Gray" art competition today!

All submissions will appear in our "Shades of Gray" art competitions gallery on Artist Daily.

EXTENDED DEADLINE:
OCTOBER 12, 2012.


ENTRY FEE:
$35 for one entry; $60 for up to three entries.

JURY OF SELECTION & AWARDS:
The jury will include::

Peter Drake - dean of the New York Academy of Art and recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts award. His artwork can be found in the collections of the Whitney Museum of American Art; the Los Angeles County Art Museum; and the Phoenix Museum of Art, among many others.

Jon deMartin - a highly respected artist, instructor, and author. DeMartin teaches drawing and painting at several schools, including the Grand Central Academy of Art; Studio Incamminati; and Parsons The New School For Design.

Drawing magazine editor Austin R. Williams