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Thank you for entering the inaugural edition of the [PLATFORM] Artist of the Year Awards Contest. Our judges have pored over your submissions and spent hours narrowing the field—a challenging task, considering we had so many talented entrants. Each of the Top 10 finalists and Special Category Winners have been notified, and we will be posting their names later this week.


Could You be the Next Big Art-World Discovery?

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Now's your chance to step into the spotlight. Redwood Media Group's [PLATFORM] Artist of the Year contest, produced in partnership with Art Brand Studios, is the premier awards contest for visual artists looking to make it big. With prize values totaling $375,000, including exposure alongside Miami Art Week hits like Art Basel, a management contract, career coaching, and so much more, this contest offers you the platform you've been dreaming of. The search for the next "it" artist begins now ... are you the one we're looking for?

There will be one grand prize winner and 9 finalists chosen by our jury. Additional awards also given in the following categories (in addition to and independent from the Top 10 Finalist Awards):

  • Sculpture Award
  • Glass Award
  • Mixed Media Award
  • Photography Award


What YOu Win

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= $65,000 in Prizes

One winner and nine finalists will be selected by Art Brand Studios and Redwood Media Group. The winner will receive prizes valued at over $65,000, including $10,000 cash, a contract with Art Brand Studios, and numerous exhibition opportunities at RMG's 2016–2017 shows. The finalists will receive prizes valued at $30,000 each, including contracts with Art Brand Studios and inclusion in RMG's marketing throughout the year. For all prize details, read our Official Contest Rules. 


How to Enter

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Our entry submission form is now closed.

Thanks to all our contestants who have registered for the [PLATFORM] Contest. Our judges are now reviewing the artist entries.

The 10 finalists will be announced no later than October 15, 2016, at 11:59 p.m. PST.

The winner will be announced October 30, 2016.


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Please note: The $95 entry fee must be paid in order to be entered into the contest. Failure to do so will void entry submission.


  • After payment has been received on PayPal you will be asked to upload your artwork images.


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