“I’m turning cartwheels when I paint in pastel,” says Lisa Ober, recipient of Pastel Journal’s 16th Annual Pastel 100 Ruth Richeson/Unison Pastels Award. “I love them so much. I adore their immediacy and versatility. There isn’t any waiting for anything to dry, so it’s instantly rewarding.” Discussing the crisp, controlled finish of her still life paintings,...
Pastel artist Joe Mac Kechnie’s favorite part of the pastel painting process is the painting’s final stage. “I no longer fuss over details and accuracy, but use my gut instinct to take a tight painting and turn it into a work of art,” says Mac Kechnie, recipient of Pastel Journal’s 16th Annual Pastel 100...
The Annual Art Competition from The Artist’s Magazine is now accepting entries. Winners will appear in our December 2015 issue.
North Light Books' AcrylicWorks 3 is now accepting entries. We will select the very best in contemporary acrylic painting in a variety of subjects and styles.
Strokes 8 is accepting entries. Winning art will be featured in North Light Books’ hardbound showcase of the best in contemporary drawing.
The 7th Annual Watermedia Showcase competition is now accepting entries. Winners will be featured in the April 2016 issue.
The 17th Annual Pastel 100 is accepting entries. Winners will be featured in the April 2016 issue and will be awarded more than $15,000 in cash and prizes.
This competition is no longer accepting entries. Winners will be featured in an issue of Drawing and one winner will be awarded $1,000 in cash. Winner Notification: November 30, 2014
The Over 60 Competition presented by The Artist’s Magazine is no longer accepting entries. Winners will be notified by December 1, 2014 and will appear in the March 2015 issue.
This competition is now closed and judging will be completed by December 31, 2014. All winners will appear in our July/August 2015 issue.
This competition is now closed. Winners will be notified by December 31, 2014 and appear in Incite3: The Art of Storytelling.