Art Contests & Competitions

The Artist’s Magazine Annual Art Competition

Showcase your talent by entering this exciting competition. We’re awarding $24,000 in cash prizes plus publication in The Artist’s Magazine!

Competitions Newsletter

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DEADLINE: 2/26/16
North Light Books' AcrylicWorks 4 is now accepting entries. We are looking for the very best in contemporary acrylic painting in a variety of subjects and styles.


Strokes of Genius

DEADLINE: 04/15/16
North Light Books' Strokes9 is now open for submissions. Winning art will be featured in North Light Books’ hardbound showcase of the best in contemporary drawing.


Watermedia Showcase

OPEN Feb. 1, 2016
The 8th Annual Watermedia Showcase competition will begin accepting entries in Fenruary. Winners will be featured in the April 2017 issue. New for 2016: Double the cash prizes!