UART 2017 Online Pastel Competition

31610_923233ssWelcome to our 2017 Online Pastel Competition. The competition is now open and will end on Sunday May 28th at 11:59pm. Click on the button below to enter our competition and submit your entries. Please scroll down for all information regarding fees and how to submit your files. Please note that we will only accept paintings done on UART paper. The online competition will be juried by Richard McKinley.

 

Click Here To Enter

Please read below for prizes, requirements and eligibility.

PRIZES

1st PLACE

$1500 cash
1 Schmincke Wooden Pastel Box with 30 soft pastels (MSRP $125)
$125 Gift Certificate to PanPastel
$100 Gift Certificate to Blick
10 UART 12×18 Sheets
1 UART 12×16 Mounted Board
1 UART 9×12 Mounted Boards
1 UART 9×12 Pad (10 sheets)
1 year complimentary subscription to Artistsnetwork.com
UART Apron & UART t-shirt
Winning artwork will be displayed on UART website’s homepage as well Facebook Banner. Plus a special Facebook mention.


2ND PLACE

$750 cash
$100 Gift certificate to Artisan Santa Fe
$75 Gift Certificate to Blick
10 UART 12×18 Sheets
1 UART 12×16 Mounted Board
1 UART 9×12 Pad (10 sheets)
One year complimentary subscription to Pastel Journal
UART Apron & UART t-shirt
Special Facebook mention


3RD PLACE

$500 Cash
$50 Gift Certificate to Blick
10 UART 12×18 Sheets
1 UART 12×16 Mounted Board
1 UART 9×12 Pad (10 sheets)
One year complimentary subscription to Pastel Journal
UART Apron & UART t-shirt
Special Facebook mention


UART SPECIAL MENTION AWARD

$250 cash
10 UART 12×18 Sheets
10 UART 9×12 Sheets
1 12”x16” Mounted Board
1 9×12 Pad (10 sheets)
One year complimentary subscription to Pastel Journal
UART Apron + UART t-shirt
Special Facebook mention


TERRY LUDWIG SPECIAL AWARD

One 60 pieces set of your choice (MSRP $250)
10 UART 12×18 Sheets
One year complimentary subscription to Pastel Journal
UART Apron & UART t-shirt
Special Facebook mention


CARAN D’ACHE SPECIAL AWARD

1 Caran d’Ache Wooden pencil box with 84 pastel pencils (MSRP $518)
10 12”x18” UART Sheets
One year complimentary subscription to Pastel Journal
UART Apron & UART t-shirt
Special Facebook mention


HONORABLE MENTIONS (10)

Each get a One year complimentary subscription to Pastel Journal, 10 12”x18” UART sheets, 1 UART Apron & 1 UART t-shirt


ELIGIBILITY

Contest is open to all artists over the age 16 all over the world. Please read carefully to make sure your work meets the following entry requirements:
– Works must be done on UART paper only
– Works must be in dry pastel with final surface of a minimum of 80% dry pastel. NO OIL PASTELS. Mixed media must be predominantly (80%) dry pastel
– Work must be original, not copied from other artists or published materials.
– All artwork must be originally drawn and not created on top of a base photo or print
– All work must have been created within the last 12 months
– Paintings of nudes will be considered for acceptance
– Works done under supervision (such as in a workshop or class) are not eligible


ENTRY FEE

Entry fee is $25 per participant with one image, $10 for each additional image/painting (up to 4 paintings allowed per participant). Entry fee is nonrefundable and must be paid at time of entry. Entry deadline is at 11:59pm on May 28, 2017. All entries must be made through www.onlinejuriedshows.com.


JUROR

Richard McKinley will be jurying the show. All paintings will be submitted anonymously (as randomized numbers) to juror.


DIGITAL REQUIREMENTS

Please follow the instructions carefully regarding the preparation of your images:
– Only jpeg image files will be accepted
– Required image size is 1920 pixels on the longest side (if it is a horizontal image, 1920 pixels wide; if a vertical, 1920 pixels tall). Save your files with a resolution of 72 dpi.


NOTIFICATIONS

All accepted pieces will be notified on June 16th, 2017. All winners will be notified on June 27th, 2017.
Click Here To Enter


SPONSORS

We would like to thank the following sponsors for their very generous donations to our 2017 Online Pastel Show:

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