December 2016 Art Competition: All Photography

Image by Sharon Hawkshawe

December 2016

Art Exhibition & Competition Prospectus

Theme:  ALL Photography and Digital Art

“In photography there is a reality so subtle that it becomes more real than reality.”
--Alfred Stieglitz

Contemporary Art Gallery Online is proud to announce their 4th Annual “ALL Photography and Digital Art” Online Art Competition for the month of December 2016. 

Contemporary Art Gallery Online encourages entries from all 2D artists regardless of their experience,education in the art field or where they may reside.  This is an international competition and everyone is encouraged to participate. A group exhibition of all entrants will be held online at the Contemporary Art Gallery Online during the month of January2017.  

There is No Theme for this Current Art Competition.  Artists should submit their best representational and non-representational photographic and/or digital art.  Here is a link to last years EXHIBITION, so as to better demonstrate this month's theme.

Awards will be given for the top 5 photographic or digital art selected.  In addition, depending on the amount and the quality of the entries received, Honorable Recognition awards will also be presented as well.

Important MUST Knows 
Art Exhibition and Competition Opens: December 1, 2016
Deadline for Receiving Entries: December 31, 2016
Competition Results are Posted: January 16, 2017
Opening of Online Art Exhibition: January 1, 2017
Award Certificates Emailed to Artists: January 31, 2017
Online Art Exhibition Closes & Archived: January 31, 2017

Entry Fees:

$15 for 1 to 3 images and $20 for all images up to 5
The Paypal account name will appear on your credit card statement as CAGOnline.
It is not necessary to have a Paypal account in order to use this service.

Eligibility: 

  • Must be original work to the artist. 
  • Mixed Media will be accepted as long as 75% of the work is either a Photography or  Digital Artwork.
  • The artist must be willing to sell their work (print or original).
  • All work must be available in both low resolution as well as high resolution form.  For the purposes of this competition, low resolution files should be sent and not exceed 10 MB.  High resolution files will be required for the Annual Anthology and any other print media for which your work may be selected.

Submitting Images:

Files should be titled in the following format: Artist's Name, Art Title, Medium Used, Size (H x W in inches), Price (in USD). 
EXAMPLE: JohnBrown_Midnight_Photography_8x10_75.
Image requirements for entries: JPG files (Please try to keep the file size under 10 MB to ensure proper uploading). 

Prizes include Memberships to Contemporary Art Gallery Online, Digital Award Certificate, Event Collateral, Radio Interview, In the Artist Studio episode **NEW**, Inclusion in the Year End Anthology Publication, Extensive Marketing and much more. Our Radio Shows have had more than 100,000 listens and the Gallery receives over 125,000 unique visitors a year with over 1.86 Million hits in a year. This is exposure you cannot garner on your own! And finally your entry remains on the Gallery forever.

All participants receive event collateral for their portfolios.

We Look Forward to Viewing Your Creations. 
We Send Our Best Wishes, 
CAGO Art Competition Committee