The International Art Contest
selection of each Category winner is by Internet vote with all
entrants exhibited online and with equal opportunity. The voting is
online to the public between 1st August and 31st December each
the winners being publicized by the 7th January. The
final decision is derived from the votes from the judging committee formed by the entrants themselves.
The Judging Panel
Contrary to what some juried contest operators bandy about, The
International Art Contest is not a popularity contest, nor has
it ever been possible to cheat the voting. While the public may
invited to participate and cast their vote, the final selection
of winners for each category is based on the vote from the
artists themselves. That's right, the artists who enter the
contest get to select their own winners which is by far much
better than leaving that choice to a juror or sponsor who will
always be bias.
So what is really represented here is a "United
Nation of Artists" that is free of sponsors and their bias,
which is why this contest is so popular in all countries...
because here artists rule!
The International Art Contest invites only mature artists who
have experienced art as a livelihood. With so many artists
from all around the world of such diversified doctrines, how can
there a better jury? Consequently winning First Prize here is
the highest accolade possible, being chosen as the best by one's
generally includes both modern and traditional styles of painting
where the artist has made an attempt to portray or capture the
subject as seen.
- Modern Art generally includes all paintings that are not
considered as realism.
- Sculpture generally includes art that is not a painting
such as pottery, assemblage and sculpture.
art is all art enhanced or produced with the use of a computer.
The majority of the composition must be
created by the artist, ie: photos simply manipulated by plugins
will not qualify.
- Photographic entries are not eligible for this
aim of the contest is to provide an introduction to active artists,
create interaction between artists worldwide and offer a window
to what is going on in the the world of popular and contemporary
category selection is open... whether traditional, abstract or
impressionist, the selected category is your nomination for the
contest. All entries are on display for online voting and
judging from 1st August - 31st December.
entered piece must have been created within 12 months of entry
date and not entered in this contest before. Choice of medium is unrestricted but in essence must be
a painting or similarly creative piece in that the majority of
the the composition is created by the artist.
This is an International Event involving
the participation of numerous artists and organisations with the
intention of running a fair event with the winners decided by honest
The International Art Contest is proudly sponsored by
ArtistScope who were the founders of
copy protection for the Internet in response to a need for