Contest Categories

You may submit as many images as you like in any of the four categories and in ANY media. Select your artwork based upon your own interpretation of the following Categories: 1. SHAPE; 2. COLOR; 3. TEXTURE; 4. LIGHT. All work must be submitted in digital .jpg format.

Prizes

1st, 2nd, 3rd place awards will be given in each of the four categories, plus 10 Honorable Mentions in each of the four categories. All of these winners will be included in a ‘Showcase Exhibit’ of their artwork during the month of September and an additional ‘Showcase Exhibit’ free for the entire month of October 2017. Winners will be determined at the discretion of the Heaven Art Gallery Advisory Review Board and are final.

Entry Fee

1 or 2 images for a Total Fee of $20.00; 5 images for a Total Fee of $40.00; 10 images for a Total Fee of $70.00. Your entries may be submitted into more than one category but each image is considered ‘one’ entry.

Image Preparation

Digital photo images of your artwork are the only files accepted for consideration. The shortest side of the image must measure at least 2400 pixels at 300 dpi resolution. Each file should be saved as a .jpg or .jpeg file at ‘maximum’ quality in RGB format. Files must be 8 bit, which is a normal default setting. Minimum size for each file must exceed 1MB to be accepted. Artwork and digital photo images must not include any borders or frames.

Reproduction of Artwork - Artist's Consent

By submitting your artwork, you agree that all images may be reproduced as prints in sizes ranging from 8"x10" to 36"x48" and up to be purchased by visitors at the HEAVEN ART GALLERY. Effective August 1, 2017, artists receive a 40% commission on any and all prints sold. Print prices for visitors range from $95.00 to $1,795.00 and up. Your work will never be sold outside of the gallery to any third parties. Each artist retains all copyrights to their own images. You agree that all images may be used for any other marketing and public relations purposes by the HEAVEN ART GALLERY management.

Restrictions

Format - Only digital photo .jpg images conforming to image preparation standards will be considered and must be submitted on-line per instructions posted there. You MUST be the original creator of all artwork submitted. You may NOT submit any artwork that is currently under exclusive representation agreement or contract by any other gallery or entity.

Delivery method - Artist submissions may not be mailed or hand-delivered to the HEAVEN ART GALLERY. On-line electronic submissions are the only accepted means of submitting your artwork.

Image content - The HEAVEN ART GALLERY is open to visitors of all ages. As such, we ask that submitted artwork be suitable for viewing by all ages. Fine art implied nude artwork will be subject to review and approval. Fine art nude artwork cannot be accepted for the HEAVEN ART GALLERY contest or exhibit. It is not our intention to censor any artwork but the HEAVEN ART GALLERY management reserves the right to determine suitability of any artwork submitted. We ask artists to respect this limitation regarding image content.

Age Requirement

Artists must be 18 years of age to submit artwork for consideration by the HEAVEN ART GALLERY. By submitting your artwork, you acknowledge that you are at least 18 years of age and the original creator of the artwork.

PayPal Payments

Please note that all artist submission fees must be made to the HEAVEN ART GALLERY PayPal account. Artist commissions can only be paid into an artist’s PayPal account and you must provide us with your account name. This is the only form of electronic payments used by the HEAVEN ART GALLERY. Direct deposits into an artist’s personal or business checking or savings accounts are not available.

Entry Deadline

The deadline to submit your entries is 12 Midnight, (MST) August 15, 2017.

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