uart-pastel-competition-top

UART’s Annual 2018 Online Pastel Competition Is Now Open!

SallystrandWelcome to our 2018 Online Pastel Competition! The competition is now open and will end on Sunday June 17th, 2018 at 11:59pm. Click on the button below to enter our competition and submit your entries. Before submitting your files, please scroll down for more information about competition rules and fees. Please note that we will accept pastel paintings done on UART paper only. The online competition will be juried by Sally Strand. Accepted pieces will be announced on June 26th. Winners will be announced July 2nd.


Submit Your Paintings

 

Please read below for prizes, requirements and eligibility.

PRIZES

1st PLACE

$1500 cash
$125 gift certificate to PanPastel
$100 gift certificate to Blick
10 UART 12×18 sheets
10 UART Dark 12×18 sheets
1 UART 12×16 Premium Mounted Board
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 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 9×12 Pad (10 sheets)
One year complimentary subscription to Pastel Journal
UART Apron & UART t-shirt
Special Facebook mention


UART AWARD

$300 cash
10 UART 12×18 sheets
10 UART Dark 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 AWARD

$250 Gift Certificate
10 UART 12×18 sheets
One year complimentary subscription to Pastel Journal
UART Apron & UART t-shirt
Special Facebook mention


SCHMINCKE AWARD

One 60 pieces multi purpose pastel set (MSRP $400)
10 12”x18” UART sheets
One year complimentary subscription to Pastel Journal
UART Apron & UART t-shirt
Special Facebook mention


HONORABLE MENTIONS (5)

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 June 17th, 2018. All entries must be made through www.onlinejuriedshows.com.


JUROR

Sally Strand 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 26th, 2018. All winners will be notified on July 2nd, 2018.


Submit Your Paintings

SPONSORS

We would like to thank the following sponsors for their very generous donations to our 2018 Online Pastel Show:

panpastellogoBlick-logo-printSchmincketerryludwig-logo