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    Sedona Art Prize Winners Announced by Aug 31, 2017

    $1,000.00 Monthly Cash Award to Best in Show - Starts August 2017

    The Gateway International Painting Competition (GIPC) - August 1, 2017 to July 31, 2018

    • Best In Show: $1,000.00 cash EVERY MONTH!
    • Press release to local newspaper of choice for Best in Show
    • All 12 Finalists (including Best in Show) receive 1 free painting entry with special promotion
    • Award certificate
    ANNUAL GRAND PRIZE WINNERS (144 paintings compete for 1st, 2nd, 3rd)
    • Inclusion in full page ad in major art collecting publication such as Art Collector Magazine
    • Special recognition award
    • Year End Cash Awards, 1st, 2nd, 3rd: $1,000.00, $750.00, $500.00

    The Sedona Art Prize (August 1, 2016 to July 31, 2017)

    ANNUAL GRAND PRIZE WINNERS (144 paintings compete for 1st, 2nd, 3rd)
    • GRAND PRIZE: $5,000.00 USD CASH, plus, opportunity for an exhibit of your work along with a two-week artist residency at the renowned Sedona Arts Center!
    • Second Prize: $1,000.00 CASH
    • Third Prize: $750.00 CASH
    • Monthly Prize: $200.00 CASH TO BEST IN SHOW

    Exhibition and Artist Promotion

    Each Painting Entry:

    • Is promoted on its own full page with full artist contact
    • Links to the artist's website of choice
    • Is available for sale or auction at artist's discretion
    • Artist or artist's gallery keeps 100% of their sales
    • Links to artist's profile, a special page with all artist's entries.
    Portion of proceeds goes to create art kits for kids in countries like Belize, Central America, where art education and supplies are not available. “Make Are Not War” is our brand for donated art kits and educational programs, with the message that art is the language that brings all people and cultures together around the world.
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    Tim Ernster and Victoria Oldham, publishers of Sedona Art Prize and starting August 1, 2017, The Gateway International Painting Competition.

    Painting Contest Finalist Certificates

    Twelve finalists are selected each month of the painting competition. As recognition of their accomplishment, a certificate is mailed to each artist, no matter where they live in the world.

    Featured Paintings

    See the latest featured paintings, representing the very best of the artists' works. Refresh the page to see additional paintings in a new arrangement. Click on a painting for additional details or to contact the artist.

    Painting Exhibition and Sale

    Artists from all over the world have a unique opportunity to showcase and sell their work while competing for cash prizes every month. A different judge who is an accomplished art professional will critique and comment on 12 monthly finalist paintings. Artists keep 100% of their sales.

    Read the latest comments about our featured paintings.

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