The Artist’s Magazine has issued a “Call for Entries” for its 2008 Art Competition. The 25th annual Competition will recognize 250 finalists and award 45 major prize amounts totaling more than $25,000 in cash.
The Competition is open to both amateur and professional artists. Artists may enter work in five categories: Portrait & Figure, Landscape, Still Life, Experimental, and Animal Art. First-, second- and third-place winners selected from each category will receive $2,500, $1,250 and $750 respectively. Fifteen honorable mentions will receive $100 each. Top award winners from this year’s competition will be featured in the December 2008 issue of The Artist’s Magazine. In addition, 12 finalists will be featured as “Artist of the Month” on our website, and 13 award winners will be featured in The Artist’s Magazine’s 2009 calendar. All winners will receive a 1-year subscription to the magazine.
Entries are also being accepted in the Student/Beginner division, open to artists who have been painting for 2 years or less. First-, second- and third-place winners selected from each category will receive $150, $75, and $50 respectively. Plus, winners of this division will be featured in the magazine’s January 2009 issue.
Entries must be postmarked by May 1, 2008.