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2019 Art Competition: All Painting

Prospectus for the 2019 Art Competition and Exhibition: ALL Painting.

“At the Edge of a Village” by Tetyana Matkavska


Art Exhibition & Competition Prospectus

"Painting is easy when you don’t know how, but very difficult when you do”

-Edgar Degas

Contemporary Art Gallery Online is proud to announce their 7th Annual “ALL PAINTING” Online Art Competition  for 2019.

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 following the close of the competition for thirty days. 

There is No Theme for this Current Art Competition.  Artists should submit their best representational and non-representational 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 6 paintings selected.  In addition, depending on the amount and the quality of the entries received, additional awards will also be presented.

Important MUST Knows 
Art Exhibition and Competition Opens: December 31, 2018
Deadline for Receiving Entries: January 27, 2019
Competition Results are Posted: February 12, 2019
Opening of Online Art Exhibition: January 29, 2019
Award Certificates Emailed to Artists: February 28, 2019
Online Art Exhibition Closes & Archived: February 24, 2019

Entry Fees:

$15 for 1 to 3 images and $25 for all images up to 5
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  • Must be original work to the artist.

  • Paintings. Mixed Media will be accepted as long as 75% of the work is a painting.

  • 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 Interviews and “In the Artist Studio episodes” are extended to selected winners. Inclusion in the Bi-Annual Year End Anthology Publication, Extensive Marketing and much more. Our Radio Shows have had more than one million listens and the Gallery receives over 1/2 million unique visitors a year with over 2.32 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 art portfolios.

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