on-line international spring 2022

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application dates

Application Dates:          January 12, 2022 to April 11, 2022 at midnight Pacific Time

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about the event

The National Oil & Acrylic Painters’ Society (NOAPS) invites oil and acrylic painters from all across North America and International Artists to apply to our exhibit honoring the Best in oil and acrylic painting. NOAPS has been showcasing the talents of oil and acrylic painters since 1991.

  • This is an INTERNATIONAL juried online competition open to ALL artists 18 years of age and older working in Oil and ACRYLIC medium. Both members and non-members of NOAPS may apply. 

  • 200 Artworks accepted into the show and eligible for awards

noaps "on-line international exhibition" awards

 

Best of Show : $1000

Second Place : $500

Third Place : $300

Additional Awards:

Best Landscape :  $200.00

Best Still Life :  $200.00

Best People :  $200.00

Best Use of Light & Color :  $200.00

Most Innovative : $200.00
Narrative Excellence :  $200.00

Ten Awards of Excellence recognition: $100.00

Ten Merit Awards: 1 year membership to NOAPS- $52.00 value

The TOP 200 artists will be given recognition on www.NOAPS.org with Artist name, artist website link and image selected for this exhibit.

Acceptance into or awards received in the On-Line International Exhibits do not apply for NOAPS Signature or Master Status.

Certificates will only be sent to artists who have won awards.  Award Certificates that have been won by artists from outside of North America will be sent exclusively by email.

Notification Date:  May 22th 2022 – Please check your JAS account as correct email address is necessary to receive notices and Merit Award certificates. Correct physical address is necessary to receive prizes.

artist eligibility

All NOAPS Members and Non-Members. This is an International Show and all countries welcome.

 

entry process  

All entries will be submitted via Juried Art Services (JAS) www.juriedartservices.com.  JAS provides a comprehensive ‘Help Menu’.  NOAPS is also available to help with procedural problems. 

  • Email: contact@NOAPS.org for assistance or use the help menu on Juried Art Services
     

  • Digital files should be saved in universal .jpeg format for JAS entry and should be between 1400 pixels and 4000 pixels longest dimension at 300PPI (pixels per inch). Jurors will not consider entries that are not displayed correctly. No frame, mat, or background visible. Be sure the image is right side up.
     

  • Please note: After submitting an image(s) and making payment you can still log back into your submission at any time before the submission deadline and change the painting that has been submitted for a different painting. If you choose to add more paintings to your submission you can do so (again, log back into your original submission) for $10 per image and contact NOAPS to pay for the extra submissions. PLEASE MAKE ONLY 1 ENTRY. You can get assistance from JAS or NOAPS to edit your entry if you have a problem logging back in to your submission or editing your submission.

 

terms and conditions

  • Art work must be original two dimensional with mediums limited to OIL and ACRYLIC paints

  • Completed in the last three (3) years

  • Not previously accepted in any other NOAPS National Exhibit or NOAPS Online Top 150. 

  • No Minimum or Maximum size

  • All artwork must be original and created from conception to completion by the artist in Oil and/or Acrylic only. Artists are permitted to use their own photos as reference materials in the creation of their artwork, but not photos from other sources. No mixed media, painted giclee prints, or any other type of digital or photographic reproductions in conjunction with the Oil & Acrylic qualify. No artwork copied from other artists work or published photos, or created in an instructional setting are eligible.

  • If you wish to sell the art entered, please price your art consistent with the established value of your work in U.S Dollars. NOAPS does not receive a commission Paintings do not have to be for sale.

  • Selected paintings will be showcased on www.NOAPS.org, in the NOAPS Blog, and in NOAPS Social Media.  By entering, entrants are consenting to having a reproduction of their work used for promotion of the exhibit. You are confirming the work entered is your own and copyrighted images incorporated in your work have not been used.

  • Certificates will only be provided to artists who have won awards. 

membership 

Current 2022 NOAPS membership is NOT required. However, we welcome your membership. To Join NOAPS click the link here:  https://www.noaps.org/join-us

 

entry fee

The fee to enter is $30 for the first image and $10 for each additional image UP TO A MAXIMUM OF 5 IMAGES.

  • Example: maximum of five (5) entries = $70 (US Currency)

  • Entry fees are non-refundable

 

awards judge

Tom Altenburg/ 
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Tom Altenburg is a Master Artist Member of NOAPS. He is also a signature artist member of the Society of Animal Artists and Artists for Conservation. Tom worked as an artist and designer with Hallmark Cards, Inc. for 37 years.

 

 His acrylic paintings have been exhibited in numerous national shows and he was a featured artist on Missouri Outdoors, a PBS program sponsored by the Missouri Department of Conservation. Tom has also been a featured artist in Horses in Art Magazine, American Artist Magazine, and Art of the West.

He feels that one of the highlights of his career was creating Star Wars art for George Lucas.

Tom also enjoys teaching art classes in his local community.

 

selection process 

Each entry is reviewed and scored by an independent jury panel. The Jurying panel will consist of a minimum of 5 NOAPS Master Artists or Signature Members. The panel selects paintings for the exhibit based on the quality and individual mastery of the medium.

IMPORTANT: Jurors in the panel make selections based on the image entered. Make sure the image depicts a true representation of the painting. Images that are not displayed right side up or without proper cropping will not be juried. Jurors score the image only and do not see any information about the artist.

 

sales

All 200 selected works will be posted on www.NOAPS.org to promote sales. Requests relating to artist’s information or sales will be forwarded to the artist. NOAPS does not receive a commission on online sales. Be sure that your website is listed on your submission if you want it published on the NOAPS website along with your painting.

 

calendar

Applications Dates: January 12th 2022 to April 11th 2022 at midnight Pacific Time

Notification: May 22th 2022: Reminder - incorrect email addresses will not allow notifications to be delivered   

Publication on website: May 22th 2022

  Your participation and support of the NATIONAL OIL & ACRYLIC PAINTERS’ SOCIETY is greatly appreciated. We wish you success in this event and may all your art career goals be met !

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questions

 

Please email contact@NOAPS.org 


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