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Painting 2017 competition

Create an artwork to manifest the expressive and conceptual intention via the drawing, gesture, composition, narration, or abstraction, among other aesthetic modes. It can be naturalistic and representational, an abstract, narrative, symbolistic, emotive or expressionism, even political or philosophical in nature. The support can includes such surfaces as walls, paper, canvas, wood, glass, lacquer, clay, leaf, copper and concrete, and the painting may incorporate multiple other materials including sand, clay, paper, plaster, gold leaf, as well as objects. In order to allow artists to express themselves, no theme is set.

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illustration samples

These illustrative samples do not participate to the competition.

competition prizes

1st place
+3 000 Crédits to use on the Art Limited site
Increased visibility on site
Extended promotion
2nd place
+2 000 Crédits to use on the Art Limited site
Increased visibility on site
Extended promotion
3rd place
+1 000 Crédits to use on the Art Limited site
Increased visibility on site
Extended promotion

how to enter the competition

The amount fee to pay to submit up to 5 images is free.

competition rules

Arrow How to participate?

Any members of Art Limited who are publishing artworks. You need to create an account before.
The amount fee to pay to submit up to 5 images is free.
Then, to enter the competition click and confirm your participation on this page.
You can also get as many image slots as needed, you are not only limited to the publication of 5 images in the competition.

Arrow Adding images

When you publish or edit an image, you will find a select box to submit your work into the competition if you still have a free slot for it.

Arrow Artworks required

All types of processes or techniques are allowed as long as they meet the subject and theme. Quality must follow the requirements and recommendations of Art Limited.
The artworks already uploaded on the site can participate.
A picture can participate in different competitions but will only win one prize in one competition.

Arrow Account prize

  • The payment of winnings are only done via Paypal site (1)
  • Credits allow access to different Art Limited services
  • Permanent display of results and winner images
  • Published in newsletters and e-mail program,
  • Promoted in Art Limited's social networks like Facebook, Tweeter, Pinterest, Google+, StumbleUpon, etc,
  • This promotion insuring an incredible potential burst visibility to unique and direct contacts, exponentially with site visitors, shares, likes, reblogs and others on different social networks outside the site.

Arrow Winners

The final selection will be done by the 50 members of the jury who will vote and verify that the creation respects the competition theme. Any cheating, no respect for the theme, call for voting and if we find any behaviour is in any way deceptive, we will disqualify it and mark it fringe selection.

Arrow Competition rules

Opening for submissions Sunday 1 January 2017 at 12:00am.
The end of the participation date is expected on Friday 30 June 2017 at 11:59pm.
The results will be announced on Sunday 30 July 2017 at 11:59pm.
Any cheating, call for voting and if we find any behaviour is in any way deceptive, we will disqualify it and mark it fringe selection.

The artwork, in its entirety, must be a single work of original material taken by the competition entrant. By entering the competition, entrant represents, acknowledges, and warrants that the submitted artwork is an original work created solely by the entrant, that the creation does not infringe on the copyrights, trademarks, moral rights, rights of privacy/publicity or intellectual property rights of any person or entity, and that no other party has any right, title, claim, or interest in the image.

Art Limited further reserves the right to cancel, terminate, or modify any competition not capable of completion as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, force majeure, voter fraud or technical failures of any sort. Art Limited is not responsible for errors in the administration or fulfillment of this competition, including without limitation, mechanical, human, printing, distribution or production errors, and may modify this competition based upon such error at its sole discretion without liability and where circumstances make this unavoidable.

Arrow Rights on image

The artist retains full image rights, Art Limited can't use a picture without asking a written consent to the artist or when the checkbox dedicated for this purpose is validated while adding an artwork.

Arrow Competition sponsor

With the support of sponsors, who are now coming on board to offer valuable prizes to the winners, we expect the future competitions and their place to continue to grow. We believe that your participation in our contest can achieve a generous and positive image far away from the profit only. You have a project? contact us.


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