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Art Kudos 2012 – Juried Art Competition + Exhibition

Art Kudos, an annual international juried competition that serves to recognize and honor excellence in the visual arts, is now accepting entries for the 2012 Art Kudos online competition!

Eligible for the competition are original visual artworks, except for video and film works, clothing and jewelry. Art Kudos 2012 is open worldwide to artists of age 18+.

Artists who are selected as finalists benefit from world-wide exposure in a year-long online exhibition and have the opportunity to win cash awards for their exemplary work.

Art Kudos 2012 is Calling Visual Artists Around the World

The Art Kudos competition is open to artists anywhere in the world, 18 years of age or older. Publishers, galleries, agents, and collectors may not submit artwork on behalf of artists.

Drawings, paintings, printmaking, photography, digital art, sculpture, installations, wood, glass, ceramics, fiber art and mixed media are eligible. Entries can be submitted online, though the official website – linked below “Related Links”.

Media not accepted: video/film, wearable art (clothing or jewelry). All works submitted must be original in design and concept and submitted images should be appropriate for general audiences.

Work previously shown in an Art Kudos exhibition is ineligible.

A total of $4,400 will be awarded as follows:

  • Best of Show – $1,200;
  • Second Place – $900;
  • Third Place – $750;
  • Founder’s Award of Distinction – $500;
  • Merit Awards (3) – $250 each;
  • Honorable Mentions (3) – $100 each.

Artists will be notified by 1 July 2012 as to whether or not they have been selected as a finalist for the online exhibition.

Award winners will be announced with the opening on 15 July 2012.

Entry Fee

The entry fee is $30 (US) dollars.