“Yellow” Art Competition

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"Yellow" Art CompetitionThe theme may include any work with depiction of the color “Yellow” or shades of Yellow (beige, lemon yellow, canary yellow, golden yellow).

All winning artists will receive a digital award certificate, First, second and third place will be largely displayed with an article  about the artist and  their work. Winning artwork (first place) will be on the poster of the show. Depending on the number and quality of all submissions received, Special Merit awards and Honorable Recognition awards may also be presented.

2 images may be submitted per entry fee. There is no limit to the number of entries per artist

Image requirements: up to 1.5 MB in file size; JPG format

Online submission of digital photographs via the website.

Judging criteria: creativity, interpretation of the theme, originality and quality of art, overall design, demonstration of artistic ability, and usage of medium.


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