The contests

One of the missions in Artpreciate is recognize the most talented artists around the world awarding their best efforts, growing an international community around artistic painting.

Where Professional and Amateur painters, have the great opportunity to obtain this international recognition. To make this possible Artpreciate promote two daily contests, with the following awards.

A� PROFESSIONAL CONTEST AMATEUR CONTEST

WINNER OF THE DAY

  • Professional Award Certificate
  • Home page protagonist for a day
  • Artwork featured in Artpreciate web gallery
  • Awards marked in your profile
  • Social Media difussion
  • Work published in the book a�?Best of Artpreciate 2014a�?.
  • Option to be Professional Winner of the month
  • Amateur Award Certificate
  • Home page protagonist for a day
  • Artwork featured in Artpreciate web gallery
  • Awards marked in your profile
  • Social Media difussion
  • Work published in the book a�?Best of Artpreciate 2014a�?.
  • Option to be Amateur Winner of the month

WINNER OF THE MONTH

  • 300 a�� cash prize
  • Award Certificate
  • Option to be Professional Winner of the year
  • 150 a�� on fine art supplies and learning materials
  • Award Certificate
  • Option to be Amateur Winner of the year

WINNER OF THE YEAR

  • 3000 a�� cash prize
  • Artpreciate Trophy
  • 1500 a�� of fine art supplies and learning materials or a workshop in Spain for a week + 500 a�� for travel expenses
  • Artpreciate Trophy

Who is eligible

Artpreciate Contests are open to painters 18 or older from anywhere in the world. We are looking for paintings and drawings (not digital), that give us goose bumps, no matter the subject, no matter the style, not matter the medium… just the feeling!

Therea��s two daily contests, one addressed to Professional painters and the other to Amateur painters. You decide the contest you will participate, related to your artist profile, but if you have some doubts, see our Frequently Asked Questions, read de Terms and conditions or contact us.

Contest process

SUBMISSION

30 seconds

Login or register (just 30 seconds) on the website, and from your profile upload a new artwork or choose one from your gallery.

Professional Artists profiles participate in the Professional contest.A�

Amateur Artists profiles partipate in the Amateur contest.

Pay the 15 a�� entry via Paypal (you dona��t need a Paypal account, payment 100% secure ).

APPROVAL BY OUR TEAM

24-72 hours

Your workA� is reviewed by our team, who check if meets the minimum requirements to be put for voting.

Once a painting is approved, we send you an e-mail notification.

OPEN VOTING

10 days

The artwork now is added to the “Needing your vote” section during the 10 days countdown.

To be the most rigorous and transparent as possible, your artwork receives the vote by 6 judges of Artpreciate international jury, and also the score of all users that wants take part in the voting.

We know that the evaluation of a painting is a difficult task, involving technical and emotional factors.

In order to reach a fair verdict, we have created our evaluation system based on the criteria: Color, Composition, Technique and Impact.

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RESULT

1 to 30 days

Our system gathers the scores in the four criteria and applies the following algorithm in order to obtain the final vote.A�

VOTE = Impact x 40A� +A� Technique x 20A� +A� Color x 20A� +A� Composition x 20A� /A� 100

The judges vote and the one farthest from the average is deleted automatically, so only the remaining 5 scores count. The overall average of all the user votes will beA� the sixth vote giving us the final score.

 

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HONORABLE METIONS

All artworks awarded 6.50 or above will receive an Honorable Mention and take pride place in the Honorable Mentions section. This special honor gives greater visibility and prestige to these particular paintings.

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WINNER OF THE DAY

Once the voting process is complete, the Artpreciate team will select the paintings with the highest scores and schedule their appearance as Winner of the day.A�

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There is no minimum score necessary to be considered Winner of the Day and all paintings will remain in competition for 30 days from the date of the end of voting period.

 

Winners of the Day will be:
  • Home page protagonist for a day
  • Artwork featured in Artpreciate web gallery
  • Awards marked in your profile
  • Social Media difussion
  • Work published on the book a�?Best of Artpreciate 2014a�?.
  • Option to beA� Professional Artpreciate of the month

 

WINNER OF THE MONTH

The Winner of the Day with the highest score during the month is named Winner of the Month and receives an automatic nomination for Winner of the Year.

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Winners of the Month takes:
  • 300 a�� cash prize
  • Award Sculpture
  • Option to be Professional Winner of the year
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WINNER OF THE YEAR

All Winners of the Month are automatically nominated for Site of the Year.A� The Artpreciate Jury will vote and chose the Winner of the Year.

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Professional
  • 3000 a�� cash prize
  • Artpreciate Sculpture
Amateur
  • 1500 a�� of fine art supplies and learning materials or a workshop in Spain for a week + 500 a�� for travel expenses
  • Artpreciate Sculpture

 

TAKE PART IN THE CONTEST

FAQs

FAQ section