Artists Network: Pastel 100

Sponsored by Pastel Journal, America's leading magazine devoted to pastel artists, this annual competition offers cash, prizes and publicity to its talented winners. Get rewarded for your finest work! Work must be at least 80% soft pastel; no oil pastel. Nupastels and other "harder" pastels are considered soft pastels. All works must be original. Paintings executed in a workshop under another artist's supervision or paintings based on another person's photograph (even if it's copyright-free) are NOT eligible. Submit your entry as a JPG file online.
Categories:
- Landscape & Interior
- Portrait & Figure
- Still life & Floral
- Animal & Wildlife
- Abstract & Non-objective
Prizes:
FIVE TOP PRIZES
First Prize, Pastel Journal Founder's Award in memory of Maggie Price
" $5,000 CASH (163,450 baht)
Second Prize, Pastel Journal Award of Excellence
" $2,500 CASH (81,725 baht)
Third Prize, Ruth Richeson Pastel GOLD Award
" Pastels and Pastel surfaces from Jack Richeson and Company, valued over $1,500 (49035 baht)
Fourth Prize, Richeson Pastel SILVER Award
" Pastels and Pastel surfaces from Jack Richeson and Company, valued over $1,000 (32,690 baht)
Fifth Prize, Richeson Pastel BRONZE Award
" Pastels and Pastel surfaces from Jack Richeson and Company, valued over $750 (24,517 baht)
25 Category Prizes
" 5 First Place Category Awards-$500 (16,345 baht) worth of Terry Ludwig Pastels
" 5 Second Place Category Awards-$350 (11,441.50 baht) worth of Great American pastels
" 5 Third Place Category Awards-$150 (4,904 baht) worth of Holbein pastels
" 5 Fourth Place Category Awards-$100 (3,269 baht) worth of PanPastels
" 5 Fifth Place Category Awards-$75 (2451.75 baht) worth of UART pastel paper
All top prize winners and place winners will receive features in Pastel Journal (April 2021 issue).
70 Honourable Mentions will receive:
" Information and an image of their painting will be published in Pastel Journal

Entry fees and Deadlines:
- Early-Bird Deadline: 5 August 2020
o All entries-$30 (981 baht)
- Deadline: 7 September 2020
o All entries-$35 (1144 baht)

Final Deadline:

7th Sep. 2020

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