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The 15th “Lines into Shapes” Multimedia Art Competition

The Art Center of Estes Park is now accepting entries for the 15th “Lines into Shapes” Multimedia Art Competition and Sale. The competition is open for visual artworks in eight separate categories and open to all artists who work within the limits of the official categories. Work must be original, executed within the past two years and must be offered for sale.

For those of you who don’t know, the Art Center of Estes Park is a non-profit organization, which provides a facility to support and promote the work of local and regional artists.

Up to $5,000 will be awarded on “Lines into Shapes” in 2011.

Objective

Submit visual artworks executed within the past two years in the following categories.

  • Category 1: Oil
  • Category 2: Watermedia: watercolor, acrylic, gouache, or mixed watermedia
  • Category 3: Pastels, Graphite, Scratchboard
  • Category 4: Original printmaking. No digital or photomechanical processes
  • Category 5: Sculpture, Wood, Fine art pottery, glass
  • Category 6: Photography
  • Category 7: Fiber
  • Category 8: Jewelry

Prizes

Up to $5,000 will be awarded in 2011. Awards are determined by the number of entries and sponsorships.

Rules

  • Open to all artists who work within the limits of the categories listed above.
  • Work must be original and executed within the past two years.
  • Work must not have been previously exhibited in the “LINES into SHAPES” Exhibition.
  • Artwork must be offered for sale. The Art Center will retain a 40% commission on all artwork sold. Prices may not be changed after submission.
  • The Art Center of Estes Park reserves the right to use reproductions of accepted artwork for the purpose of promotion of the exhibit.

How to enter?

You can either enter online, by filling out an entry form and uploading your images, or by mail.

Mail entry forms/CDs to:

Art Center of Estes Park
517 Big Thompson Avenue
Estes Park, CO 80517

If you have any questions, email LIS [at] ArtCenterofEstes.com (please replace [at] with @) or call 970-586-5882.

Entry fee

A non-refundable entry fee of $15 per entry with the limit of 4 entries.