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Wednesday Scene: Competition, Art Fair, & Other Things…..

Wednesday Scene: Competition, Art Fair, & Other Things…..

September 21 / 16

Hello! The month of September is moving swiftly and there are still things to touch on. The Artist’s Magazine’s All Media Art Competition is heading this way……


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Deadline: October 14, 2016

Sponsored by The Artist’s Magazine, this annual competition offers cash, prizes and publicity to its talented winners. Get rewarded for your finest work! Winners will be featured in the July-August 2017 issue of The Artist’s Magazine.

Already Entered?
You can edit or manage your entry HERE
Prizes

GRAND PRIZE

  • $1,000 CASH
  • Winning work will be published in the July-August 2017 issue of The Artist’s Magazine.
  • Winner will receive complimentary subscriptions to The Artist’s Magazine and $100 towards the purchase of North Light Books.
  • Winning work will be featured on the The Artist’s Magazine. website.

FIRST PLACE in each Category

  • $100 CASH
  • Winning work will be published in the July-August 2017 issue of The Artist’s Magazine.
  • Winners will receive complimentary subscriptions to The Artist’s Magazine and $100 towards the purchase of North Light Books.
  • Winning work will be featured on the The Artist’s Magazine. website.

HONORABLE MENTIONS

  • Winners will receive complimentary subscriptions to The Artist’s Magazine and $50 towards the purchase of North Light Books.
  • Winners names will be listed on the The Artist’s Magazine. website.

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, ink & scratchboard: 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 & Gouache: paintings executed primarily (at least 80 percent) in watercolor; additions of gouache, acrylic or other media are permissible.
  • Digital: works include archival 2D prints or digitally-assisted work.

How to Enter

  • You must enter online. All entries must be submitted as digital files. There is no limit to the number of entries you may submit.
  • Image requirements for entries: JPG files (Please try to keep the file size under 5 MB to ensure proper uploading). The viewing screen & thumbnail which you will see during the entry process is for general reference only and does not reflect the image quality that will be viewed by jurors. The file that you attach is exactly as it will appear to the jurors.
  • All entrants should be prepared to be able to send a hi-resolution print-quality replacement file should their entry be among those selected as a winner. For publication in Watercolor Artist, these files should be 300 dpi when saved at approximately 8×10 inches (2400×3600 pixels), ideally, and 5×7 inches (1500×2100 pixels) at minimum.
  • Artists can be from anywhere in the world. All works must be original. Compositions based on published material or other artists’ work are NOT considered original and are not eligible. Paintings executed in a workshop under another artist‘s supervision or paintings based on another person’s photograph (even if it’s copyright-free) are NOT eligible. Employees or associates of F+W, a Content and eCommerce Company, or their immediate families may not enter. The Artist’s Magazine reserves the right to reject work deemed unsuitable for publication or that does not meet above criteria. Work previously published in a national publication or receiving an award at a national-level exhibition at the time of submission to this contest is not eligible.
  • Due to SEC restrictions we are unable to accept entries from Syria, Iran, or North Korea.
  • For more information visit our Preparing Your Entry Page, Judging and Notification or FAQ pages.

 

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This coming weekend is the last weekend for the Governors Island Art Fair. I hope you guys had the chance to visit the art fair and have some fun in the process. Ferry ride to Governor’s Island is $2, admission is free. Catalogues are $20. So if you’re in the NYC area, take the ferry to Governor’s Island and enjoy some art!

For more information: www.4heads.org/governors-island-art-fair/

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The Scene Wednesday: Art Competitions

The Scene Wednesday: Art Competitions

January 11 / 16

Good Morning peeps! The Artist’s Magazine is having their annual art competition for 2016 and the Portrait Society of America is having their annual competition as well. You have plenty of time to get your art work together. Here’s how it goes….


THE ARTIST’S MAGAZINE’S ANNUAL ART COMPETITION

See your work in The Artist’s Magazine!

EARLY-BIRD DEADLINE: APRIL 1, 2016

Compete and Win in 5 Categories

Portrait/Figure ♦  Landscape ♦  Still Life/Interior  ♦  Animal/Wildlife  ♦  Abstract/Experimental

Jurors: Candice Bohannon, Duane Wakeham, Olga Antonova, David N. Kitler and Donna Watson

$24,000 IN CASH AND PRIZES!

Your Art In Print ♠  Winners will be featured in the Jan/Feb 2017 issue of The Artist’s Magazine. Student Winners will be featured in the December 2016 issue.

Your Story In Its Pages ♠ Nine finalists will be showcased in the magazine’s Competition Spotlight feature. Let fans of your work learn a bit more about you — and your inspiration.

Your Work Online ♠ Twelve finalists will be featured as Artist of the Month on our website, which attracts hundreds of thousands of visits per year — more eyes on your work!

For complete prizes, guidelines and to enter online, visit

artistsnetwork.com/the-artists-magazine-annual-competition


 

PORTRAIT SOCIETY OF AMERICA presents

THE ART OF THE PORTRAIT

April 14 – 17, 2016

Call for Entries

The Portrait Society of America invites artists from all over the world to enter the 18th annual International Portrait Competition. Our goal is to create an exhibition, in conjunction with our annual conference, of the finest portrait and figurative work being created today. Mark your calendar for March 2, 2016, in the online entry deadline.

Awards & Categories

Over $65,000 in prizes and awards will be presented in categories recognizing Painting, Drawing and Sculpture. Visit our website for full details or call toll-free for your prospectus.

Exhibition

The selection finalists are required to exhibit their original artwork and be present at the prestigious The Art of the Portrait® conference in Washington, DC, April 14 – 17, 2016 for awards presentation.

To enter, register or for membership information

Call toll-free 1.877.772.4321

info@portraitsociety.org   /   www.portraitsociety.org

 

Two, just two competitions to get your creativity in gear. Just go to the websites listed above for more information. Enjoy the rest of your Hump Day Wednesday….be always blessed!

 

 

 

 

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Artscene Newsletter: Deadline, MoMA, A Photography Show

Artscene Newsletter: Deadline, MoMA, A Photography Show

April 1, 2015
Afternoon peeps! First Artscene for the month. Here’s what’s going on….

I posted about The Artist’s Magazine’s Art Competition several weeks ago and the Early Bird Deadline is today! So I hope you guys registered….

MoMA FILM
MoMA Presents: Josef von Sternberg’ s The Devil Is a Woman / March 30 – April 5

Recent Film Acquisitions / April 1 – 4
Acteurism: Joel McCrea April 1 – May 29
Nelson Pereira dos Santos: Politics and Passion / April 9 – 17
Modern Mondays / Ongoing

Film Plus Membership

from the website:

An Exclusive Group for Film Lovers
MoMA FILM PLUSFilm Plus members enjoy all the benefits of regular MoMA membership—unlimited free admission, 1,500 free film screenings a year, $5 guest tickets, and more—PLUS:

  • +Private previews of major films
  • +Conversations with actors and directors
  • +Special film-related discounts and offers

Visit MoMA.org/filmplus to learn more or join today!


 

THE AIPAD PHOTOGRAPHY SHOW NY

April 16 – 19, 2015 / Park Avenue Armory / 643 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10065

From the website:

Celebrating its 35th year in 2015, The AIPAD Photography Show New York will be held in Manhattan’s Upper East Side at the Park Avenue Armory. With more than 80 of the world’s leading photography art galleries exhibiting, the Show commences with an exclusive preview of the Show floor during the Opening Night Preview on Wednesday, April 15.

 

SHOW HOURS

Wednesday, April 15

Press and VIP Preview: 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Opening Night Preview Public Hours: 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Thursday, April 16

Private Tours: 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Show Public Hours: 11:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Friday, April 17

Private Tours: 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Show Public Hours: 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, April 18

Private Tours: 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Show Public Hours: 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Sunday, April 19

Private Tours: 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Show Public Hours: 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

You can purchase tickets on their website: www.aipad.com/PhotographyShow.

Till next week, enjoy your Wednesday and your weekend! Be always blessed art peeps!

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Artscene Newsletter: The Artist’s Magazine’s Annual Art Competition

Artscene Newsletter: The Artist’s Magazine’s Annual Art Competition

February 18, 2015

Morning dears! Another Wednesday and another newsletter. I’ve posted this with the Shadowbox Wix site, but I’m bring it here for you guys to see. Want to see your work in the Artist’s Magazine? Well here’s your chance!


 

THE ARTIST’S MAGAZINE’S ANNUAL ART COMPETITION

Compete & Win in 5 Categories:

  • Abstract/Experimental
  • Animal/Wildlife
  • Landscape Portrait/Figure
  • Still Life/Interior

From the Artist’s Magazine:

ELIGIBILITY: The competition is open to artists anywhere in the world working in traditional media. Only two-dimensional, original artwork, conceived and created by the entrant, will be considered. Two-dimensional means that a mixed media cannot exceed an inch in-depth. “Original” means that if a painting is based on photos, the photos were taken by the artist. “Traditional media” meaning: Oil, oil pastel, soft pastel, charcoal, graphite, ink, watercolor, casein, gouache, acrylic, mixed media (all water media or oil based media); silver or other metal point, collage; mixed media collage; handmade paper; wax and other crayons on paper or board; printmaking (etching, mezzotint, lithography, woodcut, monotype, mono print, aquatint).

Photography, with the exception of minor elements incorporated in a collage, will not be considered. Neither digital art nor sculpture will be considered. Employees of F+W, a Content and Commerce Company, and their immediate families are not eligible.

PREPARING YOUR ENTRY

You may enter work in any and all categories; there is no limit to the number of entries you may submit.Enter online or mail all your entries on one CD. If entering by mail, please include a separate sheet that gives the title, medium (oil, watercolor, etc.) and dimensions of each image. All digital files submitted on a CD must be accompanied by an Entry Form. The file names of the images on the CD must match the titles on the sheet.

The file must be saved as a JPEG in RGB color mode (not CMYK). files may not exceed 5MB.

Incomplete entry forms will be disqualified.

FEES AND PAYMENT

All early bird entries (submitted on or before April 1) in 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) are $15 image. All other entries are $25 per image. Entries submitted after April 1 are $20 for student entries and $30 for all other entries. You may send one check to cover all entries. Checks must be in U.S. funds and made out to F+W Media, Inc.

MATERIALS

The Artist’s Magazine will not be responsible for the loss, damage or return of any CDs submitted to the competition.

DEADLINE
Early bird entries must be postmarked or submitted online by 11:59 EST on April 1, 2015. Entries for the regular deadline must be postmarked or submitted online by May 1, 2015.

JUDGING
Entries will be prejudged and then finalists will be chosen by the magazine staff. Award winners and honorable mentions will be selected by the jurors named above. 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.

NOTIFICATION
All winners will be notified by August 1, 2015. The results will not otherwise be made public until they are published in The Artist’s Magazine. Non-winning entrants will not be individually notified of the results. Your cancelled check or credit-card charge will be notification for receipt of your entry.

PRIVACY PROMISE
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, Inc., 10151 Carver Road, Suite 200, Blue Ash, Ohio 45242

Questions??
Contact us at art-competition@fwmedia.com

 

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 

 

THE STUDENT/BEGINNER DIVISION

5 First Place Awards: free subscription to Artist’s Network TV for 1 year ($199 value) + two free Artist’s Network University courses.

5 Second Place Awards: free subscription to Artist’s Network TV for 1 year ($199 value) + one free Artist’s Network University course.

5 Third Place Awards: free subscription to Artist’s Network TV for 1 year ($199 value).

 

Winners will be featured and finalists’ names published in the December 2015 issue of The Artist’s Magazine. Student winners will be featured in the January/February 2016 issue.

PLUS, all Award Winners and Honorable Mentions will receive a 1-year membership to NorthLight VIP Program, which includes a one-year subscription to The Artist’s Magazine.

For more information and guidelines visit, artistsnetwork.com/the-artists-magazine-annual-competition.

Come back this weekend as we visit The African-American Museum in Philadelphia, more Artscene, and Black History Feature.

Enjoy your Wednesday & be blessed!

featured image courtesy of http://www.arthedron.com

 

ART SCENE NEWSLETTER: CALLING FOR & A COMPETITION…..

ART SCENE NEWSLETTER: CALLING FOR & A COMPETITION…..

August 6, 2014

Hello and good morning! First Art Scene Newsletter for August is now in session. It’s a short, but effective newsletter. Here are two call for entries or competitions for you to enter. Read on…….

 

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RICHESON SCHOOL OF ART & GALLERY

Figure/Portrait Call for Entries

Exhibit Date: October 20 – December 6, 2014

Entry Deadline: August 18, 2014

For information and complete registration, go to www.richeson75.com.

Juror: William A. Suys Jr. OPA

Figure/Portrait Workshop to be held by William Suys October 23 – 25, 2014

This is a great opportunity!

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THE ARTIST’S MAGAZINE ‘S OVER 60 ART COMPETITION

The magazine is looking for artists age 60+ who are working in two dimensions in all art media. Submit your work and you could see it featured in The Artist’s Magazine.

10 Winners – $250 each.

The winners will prominently be featured in the March 2015 issue of the  magazine, on the website, and will receive $250 each in cash prizes.

Go to www.artistsnetwork.com/competitions/over-60-art-competition to enter.

EARLY-BIRD DEADLINE: September 2, 2014

DEADLINE: October 1, 2014

This gives you plenty of time to enter!

Come back Friday for At the Museum and enjoy your Wednesday!