An Online Art Competition for Visual Artists
Could You be the Next Big Art-World Discovery?
Now's your chance to step into the spotlight. Redwood Media Group's 2018 [PLATFORM] Artist of the Year Awards 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 more than $130,000, including exposure at the iconic Artexpo New York, 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 nine finalists chosen by our jury.
The winner of the 2018 [PLATFORM] Artist of the Year Awards contest will receive:
$10,000 cash award (given as an advance against future ABS royalties)
Art Brand Studios publishing contract offer, including:
Exhibition in [PLATFORM] booth at Artexpo New York 2018, with opportunity to display up to 6 artwork pieces along with personal appearance feature
Artexpo New York 2018 Topics & Trends Art Talk panel appearance
Artexpo New York 2018 Show Catalog feature
[PLATFORM] 2018 Artist of the Year Award email campaign feature
Art Business News feature
Featured placement on Redwood Media Group websites during award year
TOTAL VALUE: $35,000
Each of the 9 finalists receives:
TOTAL VALUE: $10,500
How to Enter
Submit 3 to 5 images that best represent your work, and submit your $95 entry fee.
We welcome submissions from artists around the world of all skill levels in the following mediums: painting, photography, mixed media, drawing, pastels, ink, and more.
The judges retain the right to reject submissions that do not fit the guidelines or spirit of the competition.
Deadline for Entry
Deadline for entry is October 31, 2017, at 11:59 p.m. PST. You will receive a confirmation email upon your submission.
10 finalists will be announced no later than December 15, 2017, at 11:59 p.m. PST.
The winner will be announced no later than April 30, 2018.
The winning entrant will be notified within 14 days after the determination date. Inability to contact a winner may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner.
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.