The 22nd Annual Pastel 100, annual international art competition now is calling for entries! Organised by the the Pastel Journal magazine, America's leading magazine devoted to pastel artists, invites all artists worldwide to submit they works made with a soft pastel.
Entries can be submitted in the following categories:
• Landscape + Interior
• Portrait + Figure
• Still Life + Floral
• Animal + Wildlife
• Abstract + Non-Objective
All entries must be submitted as digital files. There is no limit to the number of entries you may submit.
Submited images need to be saved in JPG files and do not exceed 5 MB to ensure proper uploading.
. All entrants should be prepared to be able to send a hi-resolution print-quality replacement file should their entry be among those selected as a winner. For publication in Pastel Journal, these files should be 300 dpi when saved at approximately 8×10 inches, ideally, and 5×7 inches at minimum.
Work must be at least 80% soft pastel, no oil pastel. Nupastels and other “harder” pastels are considered soft pastels. All works must be original. Work previously published in a national art publication or receiving an award at a national-level exhibition at the time of submission to this contest is not eligible.
All winners for 2020 will be notified by 31st October 2020. Winners will be featured in the April 2021 issue of Pastel Journal.
Early-bird entries ends
The 22nd Annual Pastel 100, art competition is open to artists from any part of the world, older than 16.