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CALL FOR ENTRIES

Deadline: September 8, 2014

Drawing is thrilled to announce the SHADES OF GRAY 2014 OPEN COMPETITION, which offers artists a chance to win recognition and have their work featured in our magazine. The competition is open to all work created entirely in black, white, and gray in media including, but not limited to, graphite, charcoal, pastel, chalk, colored pencil, pen-and-ink, ballpoint pen, and mixed media.

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Prizes

GRAND PRIZE

  • $1,000 cash!
  • Winning artwork featured in Drawing magazine.
  • A one-year subscription to Drawing!

 

FIRST RUNNER-UP

  • $500 cash!
  • Winning artwork featured in Drawing magazine.
  • A one-year subscription to Drawing!

 

SECOND RUNNER-UP

  • $300 cash!
  • Winning artwork featured in Drawing magazine.
  • A one-year subscription to Drawing!

 

THIRD RUNNER-UP

  • $200 cash!
  • Winning artwork featured in Drawing magazine.
  • A one-year subscription to Drawing!

 

Honorable Mentions

Honorable mentions (up to 10 artists) will be featured in Drawing and get a one-year subscription to Drawing!

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Prospectus:

Artwork Eligibility

Drawings created in black, white, and gray are eligible, including (but not limited to) work in the following media: graphite, charcoal, pastel, chalk, colored pencil, pen-and-ink, mixed media, ballpoint pen. No photography, sculpture, or digital art. Work must be exclusively in black, white, and gray; entries on white/black/gray paper are allowed. Work involving other colors or on other tones of paper are not permitted.

Submissions
Digital images must be submitted online.

Image requirements for entries: JPG files (Please try to keep the file size under 2 MB to ensure proper uploading. There is a 5 MB max.). When entering the viewing screen & thumbnail which you will see during the entry process is for general reference only and does not reflect the image quality that will be viewed by jurors. The file that you attach is exactly as it will appear to the jurors.

Note: All entrants should be prepared to be able to send a print-quality replacement file should their entry be among those selected as a winner. For publication in Drawing, these files should be 300 dpi when saved at approximately 8×10 inches (2400×3600 pixels), ideally, and 5×7 inches (1500×2100 pixels) at minimum.

Entry Fee

The fee is $30.00 for the first digital submission and $25.00 for each additional digital submission. If you are paying by check or money order please make them payable in U.S. funds to F+W Media, Inc. Checks may take up to 30 days after the final deadline to be cashed. Entry fees are non-refundable.

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Selection Process

Winning entries will selected by jury. Media appropriate for the content of the publication and website will be selected.

NOTIFICATION OF WINNERS

Notification for winners will be on or before November 30, 2014.

 

 

 

 

 

Online Contest Software provided by WizeHive

 

 

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