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GATEWAY ART CENTER NYC and our Sponsors promote the appreciation of fine art, showcase merging and established talent, and introduce artists from around the world to New York City.  Artwork selected for award judging, and the results of the competition, will be viewed online and promoted with social media and on the Gateway Art Center NYC website, and 44DEGREES art e-zine Magazine.

ENTRY DEADLINE & FEES

Submission Deadline November 13, 2016 (11:59 pm EST).

APPLY NOW

Early Submission $25 up to 3 artworks per category, on or before October 31,
$30 after October 31. $10 each additional artwork.
Entry fees cover the cost of promotion, judging, exhibition and administration

 

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JUDGING

Maximum 100 artists may apply in each of 6 Categories. Each Category will be awarded 3 top places, plus Most Popular, plus up to 5 Honorable Mentions.
First round of judging, announced November 28, selects up to 50 initial entries in each category for Awards Round. Winning entries announced December 5.

PRIZES

GRAND PRIZE

Winner will be awarded:

A Solo Exhibit of up to 20 paintings in one of the Manhattan Galleries for 5 days in winter 2017. Artist does not need to attend. 

A featured announcement on the Gateway Art Center NYC website, Facebook Page, and 44DEGREES art e-zine issue.

An online brand audit of their website and SEO, and $200 Gift Card for web-design services or digital marketing from our Sponsor.

EACH CATEGORY AWARDED 1st, 2nd, 3rd Places, Most Popular, plus Honorable Mentions.

All Category Award winners will be awarded:

A Group Exhibit for their winning artwork for 5 days in winter 2017, in one of the Manhattan Galleries.

A featured announcement on the Gateway Art Center NYC website, Facebook Page, and 44DEGREES art e-zine issue.

An online brand audit of their website and SEO, and $100 Gift Card for web-design services or digital marketing from our Sponsor.

Honorable Mentions in each category will be awarded in the discretion of the Judges and will be listed on the Gateway Art Center NYC website and Facebook page, and each will receive an online brand audit of their website and SEO and a $50 Gift Card for web-design services or digital marketing from our Sponsor.

Most Popular Award. The Judges may select any number of artworks in each Category to be voted on the Gateway Art Center NYC Facebook page. The artist receiving the highest number of online votes in each Category will receive recognition as the Most Popular in the Category, and 1 other artist will be Most Popular Overall.

CATEGORIES

  • Acrylic: paintings executed in watermedia, with acrylic being the dominant (80 percent at least) on any surface; additions of other media are permissible.

  • Graphite, charcoal, ink & scratchboard: works executed primarily with drawing materials, including pen and ink, although additions of pastel, watercolor or other media are permissible.

  • Mixed media and collage: any materials on any surface.

  • Oil and oil pastel: paintings done in oil-based media on any flat surface.

  • Pastel: paintings that are at least 80 percent (soft) pastel on paper or any other surface. NuPastels or other hard pastels are considered soft pastels. (Paintings executed primarily in oil pastels should be entered in the oil and oil pastel category.)

  • Watercolor & Gouache: paintings executed primarily (at least 80 percent) in watercolor; additions of gouache, acrylic or other media are permissible.

ELIGIBILITY

The contest is open for anyone age 18 and over. Entries are welcome from any country.

COPYRIGHTS AND USAGE RIGHTS

Copyright of the images will remain at all times with the artist.  Images will not be used for any purposes other than to promote Gateway Art Center NYC contests and exhibitions, including display of images on social network websites including: Facebook, Google+, Twitter and Instagram.  Images will not be resold to any third party. If there is a request for such, we will forward that request to the artist via e-mail.

JUDGING

EACH CATEGORY awarded 1st, 2nd, 3rd Places and Honorable Mentions in the Judges discretion.  First round of judging selects entries for Awards Round, announced November 28. Winning entries announced December 5.

Most Popular Award. The Judges may select any number of artworks to be voted on the Gateway Art Center NYC Facebook page. The artist receiving the highest number of online votes will receive recognition as the Most Popular in the Category and overall.

PRIZES

The Grand Prize Winner will be awarded A Solo Exhibit of up to 20 paintings in one of the Manhattan Galleries for 5 days in winter 2017.  The Artist does not need to attend.

Category Award Winners will be awarded a Group Exhibit in one of the Manhattan Galleries for 5 days in winter 2017.  Artists do not need to attend.

CATEGORIES

  • Acrylic media

  • Oil media

  • Water Media

  • Mixed Media

  • Drawing Media

ELIGIBILITY

The contest is open to ages 18 and over from any country, enter 1 or more Categories.

COPYRIGHTS AND USAGE RIGHTS

Copyright of the images will remain at all times with the artist.  Images will not be used for any purposes other than to promote Gateway Art Center NYC contests and exhibitions, including display of images on social network websites including Facebook, Google+, Twitter, and Instagram.  Images will not be resold to any third party.

ENTRY DEADLINE & FEES

Submission Deadline November 13, 2016 (11:59 pm EST).

APPLY NOW

Early Submission $25 up to 3 artworks per category, on or before October 31,
$30 after October 31. $10 each additional artwork.
Entry fees cover the cost of promotion, judging, exhibition and administration

 

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Early Bird – Before October 25th: $25 for up to 3 images for one category.
After October 25th: $30 for up to 3 images for one category.

Submit up to 10 images for review. $5 each additional image.

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