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Four Points Contemporary 3rd Bi-annual Open Juried Online International Art Competition

Four Points Contemporary  honors the merit and significance of a life dedicated to serious artistic exploration and growth. We believe that the artist’s ideas, energy and creative drive cannot bear fruit without periods of time devoted to experimentation, education, and personal reflection. We also acknowledge that artists need opportunities to explore at various stages of their artistic careers.

Juror

Flavia Cosma

Executive Director,International Writers’ and Artists’ Residency, Val David Quebec Canada.

Juror’s Biography

We are very pleased to have Favia Cosma serving as the award judge for our 3rd Bi-annual Open Juried Online International Art Competition. Flavia Cosma is the director of the International Writers’ and Artists’ Residency, Val-David, Quebec, Canada www.flaviacosma.com/Val_David.html, and the President of the Biannual International Festivals at Val-David.

Flavia Cosma is an award winning Romanian-born Canadian poet, author and translator. She has a Masters degree in Electrical Engineering from the Polytechnic Institute of Bucharest. She has published thirty five books of poetry, narrative and books for children. Her work has been represented in numerous anthologies in various countries and languages. Cosma’s poetry book Leaves of a Diary was studied at the University of Toronto E. J. Pratt Canadian Literature during the school year 2007-2008..

Deadline:

May 4, 2014

Notification:

May 19, 2014

Cash awards totaling $1,000 will be distributed as listed below.

Jurors will select three winners out of the eligible applicants to receive monetary compensation plus the five recipients of our Honorable Mentions and Special Recognitions. Artists will be selected based on  merit,skill, technique, and originality.

1st Place: $500

2nd Place: $300

3rd Place $150

4th Place $50

Awards of Excellence (Depends on number of entries)

Special Merit Awards ( Depends on numbers of entries)

Honorable Mention Award (Depends on numbers of entries)

Exposure Granted to Winning Artists

All artists whose work is selected to receive one of our prizes will profit from exposure to thousands of visitors, gallery owners and collectors via presence on our website. As well as having their work achieved on our website, the award winning artists’ website will be linked to Four Points Contemporary’s site, boosting their web presence.

Winning artists will also receive the prestigious Four Points Contemporary Award Certificate along with a press release detailing the event.

Note: All prize winning artwork will be achieved permanently on our website.

Artwork Preparation:

Please send up to a maximum of five images of your artwork. The Jury will only consider submissions prepared as follows:

The image file preparation should be saved and labeled as a JPEG and should take this format:

Name_Title_Medium_Dimensions.jpg

Example: Bill_Clinton_Untitled_Acrylic on Canvas_40x32.jpg

Note: The file size for each image should not be larger than 1MB.

Note: By Submitting images, all participating artists are agreeing to the use of their images for promotional purposes by Four Points Contemporary. Only winning artists’ images will be displayed on the website.

Entry fee:

Please include a $30 nonrefundable fee for five images when submitting your entry. Applicants can pay the entry fee using PayPal. PayPal will accept debit or credit cards even if you do not have a PayPal account. After you submit your artwork images and other necessary information on the submission page you will be redirected to Paypal to pay your entry fee.

To submit your work click submit now

Checklist – Submit your artwork images ,pay your entry fee,tell your colleagues about it and like us on facebook.

Note: If you experience technical problem while submitting your entry please contact us or email us your five images and artwork information to competition@fourpointscontemporary.com .After your images are received we will send you an invoice to pay your entry fee.

For further enquiry, please contact Ahyor Thompson at 832 _388 7639 or email us at competition@fourpointscontemporary.com