Art Contests and Competitions

Art Contests abound for both the amateur and professional artist! Check out the links below for a complete list of rules and prizes. Most of the contests for adults do require an entry fee.

Know of a competition that's not listed? Just drop us a note using the form at the bottom of the page.


Light Space & Time Online Gallery Competitions (International)

Media: All

Deadline: Monthly

Cost: $12 for 2 entries, $20 for 3-5entries

Other Contests

You Be the Judge Art Contest (International)

Media: oils, acrylics, watercolor, gouache, egg tempera, pastel, charcoal, pencil 

Deadline: April 30, 2013

Cost: None

Sargent Art Senior's Art Contest (US Only)

Media: All

Deadline: May 15, 2013

Ages: 55 and older

Cost: None

Sargent Art Teacher's Art Contest (US Only)

Media: All

Deadline: May 15, 2013

Cost: None

Jerry's Artarama Soho Painting Contest (US Only)

Media: Soho Acrylics, Oils, Watercolors, and Colored Pencils

Deadline: June 16, 2013

Cost: Free

Watermedia Showcase (International) 

Media: Watermedia, Mixed Media with watermedia as the primary medium

Deadline: Early Bird - July 1, 2013 

                Final - August 1, 2013

Cost: $20/image by July 1, 2013

          $25 after July 1, 2013

Blue Canvas Contest (US Only)

Media: All

Deadline: July 31, 2013

Cost: None

Save the Frogs (International)

DEADLINE: October 15, 2013

Ages: All

Cost: None

Mystery Build Art Contest - What Can You Make With This? (US Only)

Media: All

Deadline: October 20, 2013

Cost: $36

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