19th Annual Pastel 100 Competition now is over!
19th Annual Pastel 100 Competition: Pastel Journal, America’s leading magazine devoted to pastel artists, has recently opened entries for its 19th annual painting competition titled The Pastel 100 Competition inviting all artists worldwide to submit they works made with a soft pastel.
Annual international painting competition The Pastel 100 Competition, sponsored by Pastel Journal, America’s leading magazine devoted to pastel artists, has recently opened its 19th call for entries.
This competition offers cash, prizes and publicity to its talented winners.
Entries are accepted in the following categories:
• Landscape & Interior
• Portrait & Figure
• Still Life & Floral
• Animal & Wildlife
• Abstract & Non-Objective
Submitted work must be at least 80% soft pastel. Nupastels and other "harder" pastels are considered soft pastels. No oil pastel.
Image requirements for entries: JPG files at least 72dpi and smaller than 5MB. All entrants should be prepared to be able to send a 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 (2400×3600 pixels), ideally, and 5×7 inches (1500×2100 pixels) at minimum.
All entries submitted before August 1, 2017 has entry fee 25 USD per image. Entries submitted after the early-bird deadline are subject to the regular entry fees of 30 USD per image.
Regular deadline is September 1, 2017.
This competition is open worldwide to artists aged 16 or older.