Artists Network Competitions

Artists Network offers several highly esteemed art competitions throughout the year. No matter your age, skill level, or medium of choice, you’ll find exciting opportunities to see your work in print and raise your visibility in the art world. Visit our online entry portal to check out our open competitions!

Strokes of Genius 16: The Best of Drawing

Final Deadline: June 11, 2024

Strokes of Genius 16 is currently accepting entries. Win prizes and publication by entering this exciting drawing competition, brought to you by Artists Network and Artists Magazine. Strokes of Genius 16 | The Best of Drawing is our only drawing-specific competition and your opportunity to be recognized as the best of the best in contemporary drawing!

 

DRAWING

Strokes of Genius 16: The Best of Drawing Art Competition

Final Deadline: June 11, 2024

Win cash prizes and publication by entering Strokes of Genius 16 | The Best of Drawing art competition!

 

Artists Magazine 41st Annual Art Competition

Early Bird Deadline: June 15, 2024

Open to all traditional media in five subject categories, this is our largest competition of the year. Enter now!

PASTEL

26th Annual Pastel 100 Art Competition

Super Early Bird Deadline: June 18, 2024

Sponsored by Pastel Journal, America’s leading magazine devoted to pastel artists, this annual competition offers cash, prizes and publicity to its talented winners.

 

2024 Artists Magazine Over 60 Art Competition

Coming Soon in May 2024

This competition is for artists age 60+ working in all traditional art media. Enter today for your chance to be published in Artists Magazine!

WATERCOLOR

Splash 25:
The Best of Watercolor Art Competition

Closed for Entries

Celebrating the best of watercolor for more than two decades, this annual competition spotlights exceptional work in the medium with 100+ winners and finalists!

 

Artists Magazine 3rd Annual Artists to Watch Art Competition

Closed for Entries

Whether you are a student, a recent graduate or an older artist newly focused on your art-making, this competition is an opportunity to shine a spotlight on your work! Open to artists 16 years of age and up.

 

3rd Annual Best In Show | Pets Art Competition

Closed for Entries

Check out this competition, now in its third year! We’re looking for artwork of your favorite furry little friend in any medium and style. Cats, dogs, lizards, or birds – any animal goes!

ACRYLIC

AcrylicWorks 11:
The Best of Acrylic Art Competition

Closed for Entries

Showcase your talent by entering this competition especially for acrylic artists. Win prizes and publication!

DRAWING

Strokes of Genius 16: Best of Drawing Art Competition

Final Deadline: June, 2024

Win cash prizes and publication by entering Strokes of Genius 16 | The Best of Drawing art competition!

PASTEL

26th Annual Pastel 100 Art Competition

Super Early Bird Deadline: June 18, 2024

Sponsored by Pastel Journal, America’s leading magazine devoted to pastel artists, this annual competition offers cash, prizes and publicity to its talented winners.

ACRYLIC

AcrylicWorks 11 Art Competition

Closed for Entries

Showcase your talent by entering this competition especially for acrylic artists. Win prizes and publication!

WATERCOLOR

Splash 25 Art Competition

Closed for Entries

Celebrating the best of watercolor for more than two decades, this annual competition spotlights exceptional work in the medium with a special publication devoted to the 100+ winners and finalists!

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