Art Competitions | Art Awards

Art Competitions, Art Awards listing for Artists

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A listing of Art Competitions and Art Awards in closing date order. Calendar for Artists also provides a listing in closing date order of Art Exhibitions, Art Festivals, and Artist Residencies.

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29/09/2021
Doug Moran National Portrait Prize
First prize $150,000.

30/09/2021
Robert Juniper Award for the Arts
Please note that this Award is a scholarship and not a competition.

30/09/2021
VRAcademi Design Competition
You may like to draw, paint or make a digital graphic, collage, photoshopped image or an illustration to show how we affect the nature or how the nature affects us.

01/10/2021
Crackpot Cup Competition
We decided to set up The Crackpot Cup Competition for artists to have something fun to do during this difficult year.

06/10/2021
ATF - Art Talent Fair
The “Art Talent Fair” prize is reserved for artworks with a value of up to € 5,000. An important opportunity is given to the best international talents in contemporary art.

08/10/2021
Lloyd Rees Memorial Youth Art Awards
Applications are open to 18-29 year old artists Australia-wide in the mediums of painting, drawing and printmaking.

15/10/2021
$500 USD Grant for Visual Artists
We invite submissions from international visual artists 18 and older who work in the following media/processes: painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, sculpture (of any type of material), ceramics, mixed/multiple medias, installation, and other new or alternative medias.

24/10/2021
NATIONAL OIL AND ACRYLIC PAINTERS SOCIETY 2021 Fall International Online
$4500 in cash and awards. $1000 for 1st place $ 500 for 2nd place $ 300 for 3rd place 6 prizes of $200 10 prizes of $100

29/10/2021
The Inaugural Standtall 4 PTS Arts Competition - Hope and Recovery
Ten Thousand dollars in prizes across five categories, oils, watercolors, drawings and sketches, photography, and short video.

30/10/2021
Desert Equinox 2021 Art Challenge
For a share in the $5000AUD prize pool, we invite you to create an artwork on an elemental theme of Earth, Fire, Water or Air. Capture your artwork in a quality image, video or audio recording and submit it as an entry in our Art Challenge.

16/11/2021
The Hopper Prize
We are offering 2 grants in the amount of $3,500 and 4 grants in the amount of $1,000.

22/11/2021
Boynes Emerging Artist Award 5th Edition
Emerging artists worldwide are welcome to submit all visual 2D & 3D mediums ie Painting, Drawing, Photography, Mixed Media and Sculpture. There is no set theme. For a detailed look at our Rules and definition of an "emerging artist", please visit our website.

30/11/2021
Unlike Portrait Awards
For talented amateur and professional portrait photographers from all corners of the world.

14/01/2022
Sony World Photography Awards 2022
The 15th edition of the Sony World Photography Awards, the leading competition for photographers and artists, is now open for entries. Celebrating the very best in photography today, the Awards welcome photographers of all different skill levels and experience around the globe to submit their best work FOR FREE to the Awards’ Professional, Open, Student and Youth competitions.

14/01/2022
Sony World Photography Awards 2022
The 15th edition of the Sony World Photography Awards, the leading competition for photographers and artists, is now open for entries. Celebrating the very best in photography today, the Awards welcome photographers of all different skill levels and experience around the globe to submit their best work FOR FREE to the Awards’ Professional, Open, Student and Youth competitions.

18/03/2022
Mandorla Art Award
Prize money is $42,000, including the $25,000 acquisitive St John of God Health Care Prize.

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