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What the Judges Say: How to Win Art Competitions

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Judging art competitions is an art form in its own right. And understanding who the judges are and what the judges are looking for will help ensure your work gets to the top of the list and a share of…

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The Best International Art Competitions 2023

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See our latest guide to the best 2024 international competitions Visiting from the UK? Check our our guide to The best art competitions in the UK You can also see our latest on Monthly Competitions that will raise your profile…

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Email Marketing for Artists: A Beginner’s Guide

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Before mapping out your email marketing plan, you’ll need to consider a few things. For example, do you have enough content for a newsletter, or just enough for an e-shot? Or is your contact list big enough list to justify…

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The Best Painting Competitions for Artists

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Winning a painting competition can earn you recognition within your field. Professional artists know that one of the quickest ways to gain fame and (sometimes) fortune is through awards and prizes. Although many prizes are highly competitive, the competitions are…

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The Best Art Exhibitions in 2024

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Every artist knows that a big part of the job is looking at art — and where better than at 2024’s biggest gallery exhibitions. Exhibitions are more than a pleasant way for art lovers to spend the afternoon. They also…

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The Best Art Competitions in the UK

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Art competitions can be a brilliant way for artists to develop their career and build a reputation in the art world. Award winners can find it easier to attract galleries, commissions and sales. These are just a few of the…

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The Best International Art Competitions in 2024

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Art competitions are a great way for artists to promote themselves and their artwork with the chance for coverage, exhibitions and even some cash prizes. There are thousands of art competitions throughout the year from painting competitions, textiles, ceramics, photography…

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Artweb Showcase: Contemporary Landscape Painters

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The landscape has always held a unique fascination for artists. The miles of uninterrupted horizons where endless variations of light and weather conditions play across an almost endless vista have drawn painters to the countryside for centuries. Just writing that…

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Textiles as a Fine Art (and How to Adapt Your Work)

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Creating textiles as a fine art is simpler than it seems. Consider the current textile art you make: can you step on it, wear it or use it — or is it designed to hang on a wall? If it’s…

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New Year’s Resolutions For Artists

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Starting the new year by considering new ideas or putting together a good plan of work is a simple way to prepare for the success that you want. But put aside the plans for exhibitions and open studios and test…

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