Four Points Contemporary 3rd Bi-annual Open Juried Online International Art Competition
Four Points Contemporary was developed to foster and encourage the growth of visual art, engage in scholarly research and collect the highest quality art of our time. By assisting the careers of artists through valuable monetary awards we ensure that today’s best talents are recognized and nurtured.
Flavia Cosma Executive Director International Writers’ and Artists’ Residency, Val-David, Quebec, Canada
Flavia Cosma is the director of the International Writers’ and Artists’ Residency, Val-David, Quebec, Canada www.flaviacosma.com/Val_David.html, and the President of the Biannual International Festivals at Val-David.
Flavia Cosma is an award winning Romanian-born Canadian poet, author and translator. She has a Masters degree in Electrical Engineering from the Polytechnic Institute of Bucharest. . She has published thirty five books of poetry, narrative and books for children. Her work has been represented in numerous anthologies in various countries and languages. Cosma’s poetry book Leaves of a Diary was studied at the University of Toronto E. J. Pratt Canadian Literature during the school year 2007-2008.
May 5, 2014
May 15, 2014
Cash awards totaling $1,000 will be distributed as listed below.
Jurors will select winners out of the eligible applicants to receive monetary compensation plus the recipients of our prestigious awards. Artists will be selected based on merit,skill, technique, and originality.
1st Place $500
2nd Place $300
3rd Place $150
4th Place $50
Awards of Excellence (Depends on the number of entries received)
Special Merit Awards (Depends on the number of entries received)
Honorable Mention (Depends on the number of entries received)
The contest is open to all visual artists anywhere in the world, 18 years and older. All mediums and styles are accepted including drawings, paintings,pastel, printmaking, ceramic, digital art, sculpture, installations, wood, glass, photography, mixed media and fiber art are eligible. Video and web based are not accepted at this time.
Note: During the 2nd bi-annual competition entries were received from 40 different countries and we were excited with the quality of works submitted globally.selected artists have been contacted by galleries and some have already sold some of their artworks as a result from participating in our competition and exhibition. Artworks that have previously won Four Points Contemporary award are not eligible.
Benefits to the artists
All artists whose work is selected to receive one of our prizes will profit from exposure to thousands of visitors, gallery owners and collectors via presence on our website. As well as having their work archived on our website, the award winning artists’ website will be linked to Four Points Contemporary’s site, boosting their web presence.
Winning artists will also receive the prestigious Four Points Contemporary Award Certificate along with a press release detailing the event.
Note: All prize winning artwork will be archived permanently on our website.
Please send up to a maximum of five images of your artwork. The Jury will only consider submissions prepared as follows:
The image file preparation should be saved and labeled as a JPEG and should take this format:
Example: Bill_Clinton_Untitled_Acrylic on Canvas_40x32 .jpg
Note: The file size for each image should not be larger than 1MB and should not exceed 900 pixel in any side.If your images exceed this pixel you may experience technical problem and your submission may not be successful.
Note: By Submitting images, all participating artists are agreeing to the use of their images for promotional purposes by Four Points Contemporary. Only winning artists’ images will be displayed on the website.
Please include a $30 nonrefundable fee for five images when submitting your entry. Applicants can pay the entry fee using PayPal. PayPal will accept debit or credit cards even if you do not have a PayPal account. After you submit your artwork images and other necessary information on the submission page you will be redirected to Paypal to pay your entry fee.
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