Art Kudos is an annual international juried online art competition and exhibition that serves to recognize and honor excellence in the visual arts.
This year they are pleased to present the 2017 Art Kudos international exhibition, their 12th annual online juried competition inviting all artists to present they works anywhere in the world.
Drawings, paintings, printmaking, photography, digital art, sculpture, installations, wood, glass, ceramics, fiber art and mixed media are eligible. Media not accepted are video/film, wearable art (clothing o similare). All works submitted must be original in design and concept.
Artwork must not be copied, in part or wholly, from any published or copyrighted work. Compositions from published photographs not taken by the artist or images derived from other artists' work are not considered original and are not eligible. Work previously shown in an Art Kudos exhibition is ineligible.
Please do not submit images which would be inappropriate for general audiences.
Image size, format and resolution: Horizontal images should have a width of 1000 pixels or more, and vertical images should have a height of 850 pixels or more. Images must be in a .tif or .jpg format and in RGB color mode (not CMYK). A resolution of 72 dpi is all that is necessary (images should not be greater than 300 dpi). Do not submit slide shows, Flash files, PowerPoint, etc. Do not add borders, watermarks, or text.
File size limitation: Save your images with as little compression as possible (i.e. choose the best quality) while maintaining a file size less than 1 MB (or 1000KB) for each image.
Works will be judged by Mike Calway-Fagen, an artist, writer, and curator based in Athens, GA where he is Assistant Professor of Sculpture at the University of Georgia.
All images and entry fees must be RECEIVED (not postmarked) by June 30, 2017.
Award winners will be announced with the opening on August 15th.
Entry fee to submit 3 images costs $35 (USD). For sculptural or three-dimensional pieces, artists may submit 2 views of each work (for a total of 6 images).
The competition is open to artists anywhere in the world, 18 years of age or older. Publishers, galleries, agents, and collectors may not submit artwork on behalf of artists.
Art Kudos will award a total of $4,500 in prizes, $1,200 of which are reserved for the Best of Show entry.
The complete award list includes:
- Best of Show – $1,200;
- Second Place – $1,000;
- Third Place – $750;
- Founder’s Award of Distinction – $500;
- (3) Merit Awards – $250 each;
- (3) Honorable Mentions – $100 each.