Art Events & Competitions

Artists Network’s competitions focus on acrylic, pastel, watercolor, drawing, artists “Over 60” and more. Enter any of our fine art competitions to see your art published in our books and magazines, get noticed by art enthusiasts around the world, and win cash prizes! View our full list of art competitions.

Our newest events include immersive retreats in inspiring locations led by world class art instructors—like the Retreat to Tuscany—and SketchKon, a big, unkonventional konvention devoted to drawing, painting, creativity, and friendship with other artists just like you.

September 16-22, 2018

Retreat to Tuscany

An exclusive week-long art pilgrimage to the Italian countryside where you’ll embed yourself in the natural experience and see it reflected in your artwork, mentored by celebrated painter-instructor, Thomas Schaller.

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November 2-4, 2018

SketchKon

SketchKon is a big, unkonventional konvention devoted to drawing, painting, creativity, and friendship with other artists just like you. Taking place in Pasadena, California, SketchKon is the brainchild of Artists Network and Sketchbook Skool, who’ve paired up to deliver the live, interactive — and fun — sketching event we thought the world needed.

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Art School Directory

A Guide to the Best Art Education Programs in the U.S.

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