This annual competition assembles the finest display of 2 dimensional, original paintings with the highest quality in workmanship, color, value, composition, style and diversity.
With a maximum size of 16 inches in any direction, including frame, artists will compete for one of ten awards, ranging from $750 to $25. All work must be for sale.
All entries must be the original work of the artist created after May 1, 2015 and done without the supervision of an instructor; mechanical copy aides; or computer programs. No replicas of any portion of another artist’s published or copyrighted work may be included. No photographs or over-painted photographs.
Entry fee is $25 for the first entry and $10 for each following entry. Entries will be juried, selecting the top 90 paintings from which a highly qualified judge will select the award winners.
For more details and prior to entering, one must read and agree to the attached prospectus.
As one of the nations most prestigous, juried competition of representational work, it showcases the diverse work from regional and national artists. The show’s dates coincide with our greatest tourist season, generating thousands of additional residents to the area.
This exhibition is limited to original, two-dimensional paintings in oil, watercolor, pastel, acrylic, and other mediums completed in the last five years. Computer-generated art, photography, or over painted photography are not eligible. The size is restricted to 36 inches, including frame in any direction. For complete information, read our prospectus carefully.