Accepting Entries from April – July 31st, 2021

Art at Algonquin Commons

Calling all artists!

Algonquin Commons is now accepting entries for an art exhibition.
Art at Algonquin—WonDrous Windows. Open to all artists. Submission is FREE!

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About the Competition

Winners artwork will be scale reproduced by the mall to cover open window spaces at Algonquin Commons with full artist credit. Chosen artists will be given a $500 prize. Up to 6 installations will be awarded in 2021.
Deadline for entries: July 31st 2021.

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Eligibility

This is an international competition, and it is open to all artists of 18 years of age or older. All painting mediums allowed including drawing mediums, digital painting and photography. (For this competition, all painted or drawn physical artwork must be digitized to follow the below standards.) No video, sculpture or sound art is accepted. This is a 2D art competition

Competition Rules

Open to all artists 18 years and older.  All painting mediums allowed including drawing mediums, digital painting and photography. (For this competition, all painted or drawn physical artwork must be digitized to follow the below standards.)
Artworks containing pornographic, hate, political, discrimination or satanic content will not be taken into consideration.

  • Artists may submit up to 3 artworks for consideration.
  • All artwork must be original and created by the submitting artist.
  • No video, sculpture or sound art is accepted. This is a 2D art competition
Complete Details

Please create your art at 36” x 18” at 600 dpi. Then we ask that you submit your juriable file in a low enough resolution to stay under 3mb. When we announce winners, we will send each winner a link to upload the final high-resolution artwork. The final works will be enlarged to at least 6 feet in height to fill store front windows at Algonquin Commons.

No email/postal mail entries accepted. Successful completion of your online entry will be acknowledged with an automatic notification of your entry data from the website. All entries must be submitted through this web page.

Submission of this (these) image(s) of the painting(s), if accepted by the Juror of Selection, shall constitute an Agreement on the part of the artist to comply with the conditions set forth in this Prospectus, including the following:
1.I hereby release and discharge the officers of Algonquin Commons its representatives, and the Exhibition Venue from any and all claims occasioned by damage or loss of said image while in the possession of Algonquin Commons/Exhibition Venue. 2.No work accepted may be withdrawn prior to the close of the exhibition. 3.Permission to reproduce the art for educational or publicity purposes is granted. 4. Images will not be resold, exchanged or copied for sale.
5. Entry in this contests gives Algonquin Commons mall permission to reproduce this work at the scale of window spaces at 1900 S. Randall Road, Algonquin, IL. All winners are selected at Algonquin Commons’ discretion and are final.

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Awards

All winning artists will receive a digital award certificate, the top 3 to 6 submissions will be largely displayed with an article about the artist and their work. Winning artwork will be scale reproduced by the mall on open window spaces at Algonquin Commons. Depending on the number and quality of all submissions received, Merit awards and Honorable Mention awards may also be presented.

All accepted works will be displayed with the artist name, title of work, and a link back to their website, or email address if they do not have a website. All Accepted artists will receive extensive online publicity and promotion on our website, plus an opening reception with press coverage.

Judging Criteria

The following evaluation criteria will be used for judging the artwork: creativity, originality and quality of art, overall design, demonstration of artistic ability, usage of medium and quality of digital file for scalability.

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Submit your Entries

Please create your art at 36” x 18” at 600 dpi. Export and submit a  low resolution jpg or pdf below to stay under 3MB. When we announce winners, we will send each winner a link to upload the final high-resolution artwork.

Click or drag files to this area to upload. You can upload up to 3 files.
Use your full name and name of your artwork as your file name. ( YourName_Artwork-Title.jpg) Allowed file formats: .Jpg and .Pdf
I am allowing Art At AC to publish my art on their website and on their art exhibit if chosen. I agree to the terms and conditions and guarantee that the artwork I submitted is original and was created by myself.