300 winners will be announced in September. Each of the 55 categories will have a First Place, Scond Place, Third Place, Fourth Place, Fifth Place and Finalist.
WINNERS & FINALISTS IN EACH CATEGORY RECEIVE
Results distributed to over 30,000 galleries, collectors, and artists.
The winner’s and finalist's information and their art images will be up on the American Art Awards website for at least a year. Gallery judges will also be notified of winners and finalists and given their contact information should they want to exhibit their work.
All entries will also be entered into the “Best of Show” category. This will be one piece that will be named as “Best of Show” and will have added exposure in the media and online. The “Best of Show” artist will have the option of having his or her work offered for sale at one of the galleries judging the contest.
Promote Your Work as Award Winning: As a winner or finalist you will have the right to highlight your award at future gallery exhibitions, your website, and your printed marketing material. Award ribbons, certificates and stickers will be available for purchase for all winners & finalists in each category. Past winners and finalists of similar contests have utilized this award by creating and distributing their own press releases.
Couldn't an award of excellence from the most prestigious galleries across America make your day? -- and/or your career?
Any image you send us remains your property.
Email submissions only.
No restriction on subject matter. (See categories page)
No restriction on media. Oil, acrylic, charcoal, etc – are all competing for the same category UNLESS THEY ARE SPECIFICALLY ENTERED INTO THE CATEGORY FOR “OIL,” “ACRYLIC,” ETC.
The same painting can be submitted in different categories, each submission requires a separate entry fee. You may not enter an artwork which has previously won an American Art Award.
There will only be one “Best of Show” per contest but there will be a 1st place winner in each of the 55 categories. All winners are eligible for certificates, ribbons, jury critique and stickers.
The winning images will be displayed on our site, along with the winners’ email information.
There will also be finalists. Finalists are eligible for certificates, ribbons, jury critique and stickers.
The finalists and winners will be selected by our 25 galleries in August 2011.
ENTRY FEES AND DEADLINE
$49.00 for 2 pieces (Secure Online Payment Available below)
Electronic E-mail submissions only.
Final Entry Deadline is July 31, 2011.
Winners and Finalists will be announced nationally September 2011.
YOUR E-MAIL SUBMISSION SHOULD INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING (Please feel free to cut and paste the following information into your e-mail)