Internet Only 2017 Art Kudos Juried Competition
International Deadline: June 30, 2017 – Art Kudos is an annual international juried competition that serves to recognize and honor excellence in the visual arts. Artists who are selected as finalists benefit from world-wide exposure in a year-long online exhibition and have the opportunity to win cash awards for their exemplary work.
The competition is open to artists anywhere in the world, 18 years of age or older. Publishers, galleries, agents, and collectors may not submit artwork on behalf of artists.
Drawings, paintings, printmaking, photography, digital art, sculpture, installations, wood, glass, ceramics, fiber art and mixed media are eligible. Media not accepted: video/film, wearable art (clothing or jewelry).
All works submitted must be original in design and concept. Artwork must not be copied, in part or wholly, from any published or copyrighted work. Compositions from published photographs not taken by the artist or images derived from other artists’ work are not considered original and are not eligible. Work previously shown in an Art Kudos exhibition is ineligible.
Please do not submit images which would be inappropriate for general audiences.
Mike Calway-Fagen is an artist, writer, and curator based in Athens, GA where he is Assistant Professor of Sculpture at the University of Georgia.
A total of $4,500 will be awarded as follows:
Best of Show – $1,200
Second Place – $1,000
Third Place – $750
Founder’s Award of Distinction – $500
(3) Merit Awards – $250 each
(3) Honorable Mentions – $100 each.
$35 for 3 images.
Submission guidelines and entry form are available online. All images and entry fees must be RECEIVED (not postmarked) by June 30, 2017.
A list of the artists accepted into the exhibition will be posted online on August 1st. Award winners will be announced with the opening on August 15th.
No commissions are taken for sales generated via the exhibition, and works submitted do not have to be available for sale. Sales will be encouraged, however, and artists will have the option to display their contact information beside their images.
Art Kudos is an annual international juried competition that serves to recognize and honor excellence in the visual arts. Artists who are selected as finalists benefit from world-wide exposure in a year-long online exhibition and have the opportunity to win cash awards for their exemplary work.