Enter Your Art

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Click to see the 2 hour movie of last year’s winning art, hosted by American Art Awards president and co-founder, Thom Bierdz (painter, 10x author, actor known globally for playing Phillip Chancellor III on The Young & The Restless.)

 

WHAT IS THE AMERICAN ART AWARDS ?

After much research, each year the American Art Awards Advisory Board selects the 25 Best Galleries And Museums In America ——  and then in late summer these 25 galleries and museums vote on online images, launching new artists, giving three cash prizes, prestige and career validation to 300 artists (1st to 6th Place in each of 50 categories).  Click here to see the amazing press we gave the winning artists last year. PRESS.

CAN ANYONE ENTER ?

Yes. Painters, photographers, sculptors and digital artists – from all countries – can enter.

WHEN IS THE DEADLINE TO ENTER ?  

July 30, 2019.

EASIEST WAY TO ENTER :
 
Paypal $25 per submission to amerartawards@aol.com, then email (to the same address) your image, name, country, web site (if you have one), title, size and mediums used. We’ll email you back to confirm, and then send your image to the voting galleries/museums, then email you if you won 1st to 6th Place in any of the 50 categories. EASY. More complicated specifics are below.
 
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WHAT IS THE FEE ?

$25 fee for every submission.  Select how many submissions you want to enter (no limit) then press the ADD TO CART button below, which takes you to Paypal check-out (or just Paypal the amount directly to amerartawards@aol.com). Paypal also takes credit cards. If you do not want to use Paypal,  we can take your credit card directly at amerartawards@aol.com.

CURRENT SPECIAL:

PAY FOR 3, GET 1 MORE FREE.

PAY FOR 6, GET 2 MORE FREE.

PAY FOR 9, GET 3 MORE FREE.

PAY FOR 12, GET 4 MORE FREE.

 
 

NO LIMIT ON SUBMISSIONS


WHY IS THERE A FEE ?

Your fee goes to our 3 cash prizes and administrative costs:
We will email you back with verification of your submission information.
We will send your art images and contact info to all 25 galleries and museums.
We will email the results to all 300 winning artists and issue a national press release, distributed to over 30,000 galleries, collectors, and artists.
We will create 50 to 100 articles to promote winning artists.
We will post winning art images and artists’ contact info on our site.
We will produce a MOVIE for YouTube starring all winning art (see last year’s here). 
 
DO THE GALLERIES AND MUSEUMS GET PAID ?
 
No. The galleries and museums that participate love art and support new artists. All want to see new art and some want to discover new talent.
 
OKAY, I PAID. HOW DO I SUBMIT ?
 
After you pay, email your art image(s) to amerartawards@aol.com. Email the images in the email, or as attachments. It doesn’t matter, and don’t worry about a particular resolution or size. If they are not crisp enough, we’ll email you back and let you know. In your email, type your images’ titles, sizes and mediums used. Exactly like this please:
 
YOUR NAME ALL CAPS    YOUR COUNTRY ALL CAPS    www.your.web.site.com    your.email@.com
“Title In Quotes, Each Word Starts With Capital Letter”   12×12″   Acrylic on board, only first word here in caps, end with period.

If you do not select a category we will put them in the appropriate category. Categories are at this page: https://www.americanartawards.com/award-categories/

Be sure to include your web site link and/or contact email. Those will go to all the galleries and museums, and if you win or place, those will also be on our winners page so admirers can be directed to you. YOU CAN SUBMIT AS MANY IMAGES AS YOU LIKE AND YOU CAN SUBMIT THE SAME PIECE IN AS MANY CATEGORIES AS YOU LIKE but it’s $25 for every submission.

CASH PRIZES.

$ 750.00 CASH PRIZE “BEST OF SHOW” for the piece that receives the highest number of votes in one category.

$ 500.00 CASH PRIZE “MOST WINS” for the artist who enters numerous pieces in numerous categories and gets more wins than any other artist. If it’s a tie, the artist with highest places wins.

$ 250.00 CASH PRIZE “MASTERPIECE” for the piece entered in numerous categories that wins the most categories, and if tied, receives more gallery votes in its’ combined categories than any other piece entered in numerous categories.

IN ADDITION TO CASH PRIZES. 

100 NEWS ARTICLES and 51 YOUTUBE VIDEOS (hosted by co-founder/actor/10X author Thom Bierdz) will name all 1st to 6th Place winners in all 50 categories as BEST IN WORLD in that category (per America’s Best Galleries’ scores).

DO I STILL OWN MY IMAGE ? CAN ANYONE STEAL IT ?

Any image you send us remains your property but for your benefit we will post it on our site and with online news as well as in a YouTube movie. We do this with low resolution images which look great online, but they do not print well, so in this way we do our best to protect you from anyone stealing your work. In other words, the images we will have will be similar to the quality you have on your own site, so we do not increase the risk of theft.

WHAT ARTWORK CAN’T I ENTER ? 
 
You may not enter an artwork which has previously won an American Art Award.
 
WHEN DO I FIND OUT IF I WON ?
 
The galleries and museums see and score your art in August, so by the middle of September we have tabulated all scores. If you are one of 300 winners, we will email you by September 15th to let you know – but we don’t tell anyone else except the winners then – because we have an exciting 50 DAY REVEAL to the public – the longest art competition reveal in history. 50 categories of winners are revealed to the media one category at a time, in at least one article per day, which takes place throughout September and October.
 
 
 
DISCLAIMER.
 
All 25 museums and galleries have committed to scoring all art, but we can not guarantee that all will, even though all have in the past. One year we had to remind one gallery 10 times to vote, and kept pushing back results until they did, but we cannot do that again. So if one or more galleries do not send in their votes by our 5th extended deadline, we will just tabulate the other gallery scores.
 
Click here to see the amazing press we gave the winning artists last year. PRESS.