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Artists Network Competitions: Let Your Creative Inspiration Shine

 

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Artists Network Competitions focus on a wide range of media, subjects and styles—oil, acrylic, drawing, pastel, watercolor, animals, people, abstracts, still life, landscapes and more. Enter any of our fine art contests to get published in our magazines and noticed by art enthusiasts around the world. You can also win cash prizes and merchandise. See what’s currently open for submissions, and enter now!

Artists Magazine Cover Competition

Artists Magazine Cover Competition

EXTENDED Deadline: December 16, 2021

Check out this BRAND NEW competition! Here is your chance to land that coveted spot on the cover of one of our Artists Magazine issues! Open to international artists who are 18 years and older.

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Best In Show | Pets 

Art Competition

Final Deadline: December 16, 2021

Check out this BRAND NEW competition! We’re looking for artwork of your favorite furry little friend in any medium and style. Cats, dogs, lizards, or birds – any animal goes! Open to international artists that are 18 years and older.

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Artists Magazine 39th Annual Art Competition

Early Bird Deadline: April 3, 2022

Open to all traditional media in five subject categories, this is our largest competition of the year. Enter now for a chance to win more than $28,000 in cash prizes and publication in Artists Magazine!

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Artists to Watch

Artists Magazine Artists to Watch

Early Bird Deadline: April 3, 2022

Formally known as the Student Division of the Artists Magazine Annual Art Competition; this new competition is open to new and emerging artists, regardless of age*, who are interested in taking the next step in their art journey! 

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13th Annual Watermedia Showcase

Closed for Entries

Watercolor Artist seeks to showcase the best watermedia artists. Show us your artwork for your chance to win!

 

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Strokes of Genius 13
Awards Juror Cuong Nguyen

The Best of Drawing

Closed for Entries

Win cash prizes and publication by entering Strokes of Genius 13, The Best of Drawing competition! 

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Artistic Excellence

Artistic Excellence Competition

Closed For Entries

Get your artwork spotlighted in Southwest Art and win $2,000! Enter your best work in our competition and show us your Artistic Excellence!

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Pastel 100

23rd Annual Pastel 100

The Best of Pastel

Closed For Entries

Sponsored by Pastel Journal, America’s leading magazine devoted to pastel artists, this annual competition offers cash, prizes and publicity to its talented winners. Get rewarded for your finest work!

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Watercolor Painting by Audrey Montgomery

Splash 23
Awards Juror Mary Whyte

The Best of Watercolor

Closed For Entries

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AcrylicWorks 9
Awards Juror Patti Mollica

The Best of Acrylic

Closed For Entries

Showcase your talent by entering this competition especially for acrylic artists. Win prizes and publication!

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AM Over 60

Artists Magazine
Over 60 Art Competition

CLOSED FOR ENTRIES

This competition is for artists age 60+ working in all traditional art media. Enter today for your chance to be published in our April 2022 issue of Artists Magazine.

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