Online Art Competition - 2008/2009

UPDATE: 27th January 2009
I have further extended the entry and judging dates (due to my recent move) and to allow more time for artists to enter their work....

Competition Details

$200 (Au)

Only Artists who have their bio and image listed on The Top Artists' Directory are eligible to enter.
Artists who do not have their bio/image listed need to submit these details before entering.
Artists who are not listed need to submit their site details and image before entering..
All works must be original. Compositions based on published material or other artists' work are NOT considered original. Paintings previously reproduced in a national publication or paintings that have previously received major awards in national competitions are not eligible.
You may enter ONE work ONLY
Email an image of your entry to Kim here with your NAME.. SITE and URL..DIMENSIONS OF THE WORK ...MEDIUM and DATE COMPLETED
Image files cannot exceed 500KB or a height or width greater than 800 pixels. The file format must be JPEG.

March 31st 2009 at 12 midnight

Judge: Kate Turner
Dip. Art. Ed.
Post Grad. Illustration
All properly prepared entries will be viewed and judged. The decision of the judge is final.
The winner will be announced here on April 7, 2009.
#Oil and oil pastel: paintings done in oil-based media on canvas, board, paper, or wood
#Acrylic: paintings executed in watermedia, with acrylic being the dominant (80 percent at least) medium, on paper, canvas, board, or wood panel.
#Watercolor: paintings executed primarily (at least 80 percent) in watercolor or inks; additions of gouache, acrylic, or other media are permissible.
#Pastel: paintings that are at least 80 percent (soft) pastel on paper or any other surface. NuPastels or other hard pastels are considered (soft) pastels.
#Mixed media and collage: any materials on any surface.
#Graphite, charcoal and colored pencil: works that are executed primarily with drawing materials including pen and ink, although additions of pastel, watercolor, or other media are permissible.
#Digital Art: works created primarily by using a computer.
#3D: sculpture, ceramics, books, tiles, jewellery, fibre

Conditions of Entry:

1. Subscribe by email to The Top Artists' Directory (click here to subscribe)
2. Link to this site with a text link or badge (grab the code here)
3. Leave a Comment in this post if you entering the competition

Works will be displayed here at The Top Artists' Directory from the 1st April 2009 to the 7th April 2009


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About The Author
Kim Barker is a Visual Artist (Diploma in Art and Graduate Diploma in Education). She is also a fully trained Reading Recovery Teacher. She has taught RAD (Royal Academy of Dancing) and Cecchetti Ballet Syllabii. Kim also manages the Top Artist' Directory as well as her blog laketrees She lives with her family on the Eastern Central Coast of Australia. Follow Kim at laketrees on Twitter for updates and news