GENERAL RULES & HOW TO ENTER:
Photograph your finished masterpiece and email the image as a .jpg attachment (maximum size of 25MB) to [email protected] Do not bring your artwork into any of our locations to be photographed.
Mark the subject line of the email: “NEW ART CONTEST”. The following must be included within the body of the email: Artist’s Name, Title of Work, Medium used, Dimensions, Contact info and whether you are entering as a “Professional” or as an “Emerging Artist”. You may submit up to 3 entries, but only one prize per winning contestant.
All entries will be uploaded to an online gallery on our Phoenix store Facebook page each week. Entries must be original, and current work, not previously sold, & MUST be available for award presentation in our Phoenix store. Any winner who cannot provide the original entry piece for the awards photo will be disqualified.
As this is a fine arts contest, here is what we are looking for: Painting: Acrylic, Oil, Watercolor, Gouache, Spray Paint, Encaustic, Mixed media, paper arts, photo collage, tin work, 3D Sculpture, clay, pottery, wood-work, or up-cycled Dry Media: graphite, pastels, charcoal, colored pencils Pen & Ink or any original work that could be classified as “fine art”. Only original art, please!
A panel of judges will determine the 1st/2nd/3rd place winners. There are separate contest categories for professional and emerging artists. Contest runs from January 15th, 2018 and ends at 5:00 PM (AZ Time) on Friday, April 20th, 2018. Winners will be announced on April 26th, 2017. SEE BELOW for complete legal disclaimer.
FULL LEGAL DISCLAIMERS:
Contest runs from January 15th, 2018 to April 20th, 2018. Entries will be accepted until 5pm Arizona time, April 20th, 2018. Contest winners will be announced the week of April 26th, 2018.
Entries must be original current work, not previously sold, & available for award presentation in our Phoenix store. Entrants acknowledge that you are providing information & images to Arizona Art Supply to be used for contest & promotional purposes. Your submission will be posted on Facebook, our website, and Instagram. Entries act as a complete release of Facebook by promotion participants. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook.
Certain subject matter, graphic or explicit sexual imagery will not be accepted, as we have customers of all ages that view our content. Arizona Art Supply reserves the right to refuse any entries that they consider unsuitable, containing questionable images, or offensive, at their own discretion. If an entry does not contain the images required by the theme of the contest, it will not be posted, and the artist will be notified by email.
If you have submitted artwork and we have not posted it, it is your responsibility to alert us regarding your submission. Entries may not appear until 48 – 72 hours after they are received.
Submissions after the 5pm deadline on April 20th, 2018 will not be entered into the contest as adequate time has been allotted for entries (Jan. 15th to April 20th). Jury is made up of artists, a curator, and gallery owners and will remain anonymous. In an effort to keep our jurors unbiased, no last names are used on our postings or during the final judging. We also do not give out our judges contact information, and select a panel of new judges for each contest. Judges are not paid for their participation.
Thank you for participating!
Arizona Art Supply is a member of International Art Materials Association (NAMTA) and together in November we are conducting the tri-annual Artist and Art Materials Survey in USA and Canada.
We want you to participate and as you’ll see below there are several benefits to completing the survey:
- You become eligible to win one of five $100 art supply store gift certificates that can be redeemed at our store, or any NAMTA Member Retailer.
- Your input will help artist organizations, art schools, and others serve you better.
- You’ll be heard because the survey results provide feedback to art material retailers and makers of art supplies across the USA and Canada.
Just click here – www.artistonlinesurvey.com and take the survey and take advantage of the items above.
Arizona Art Supply and NAMTA – The International Art Materials Association