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COMPETITION | Win a Set of Prints

The Competition: Okay so it isn’t really a competition, it’s more a case of me asking you the online community to do me a huge favour and help me out, in return I will give you a set of prints as a token of my appreciation.

Ok so this is how it goes – Have you got Traffic? Have you got Followers? Are you a Blogger? A Tweeter? Facebooker? A Creative Image Bookmarker? Writer? Magazine Editor? Got a FFFound or Account or know someone who has? Do you DIGG? Do you know someone who owns a Shop or Gallery that is willing to stock my prints? Know someone who needs an Illustrator? You get the picture, I’m online begging…I need exposure!

1. Simply post one of the images included in this post (or all 5 if you are feeling really generous) along with the hyperlink to my Online Shop. Bonus points if you write something about me or my work (copy and paste from my description would be the easiest way)

2. Send me hyperlinks to your posts so I can monitor your endevours (or send me contact details of people who may be able to help me)

3. I will post the results to the top 5 beavers/helpers/brothers & sisters weekly via the comments box below.

The Winner: will be the person who post’s the images supplied along with the hyperlink to my shop to the most relevant website which also gets me the most hits and sales via referrals.

Closing Date: August 10th.

I understand It’s a big ask but if you don’t ask you don’t get, even the smallest efforts will be much appreciated and will not be forgotten.

There will also be runners up prizes of prints for those of you that really catch my imagination, are helpful, friendly, supportive and generally kind…

Thank You.

Hyperlink’s to Post:

Images to Post:

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COMPETITION | Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition 2010

Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition 2010 call for entries is now open and will run until 16 March 2010.

One of the founding principles of the Royal Academy of Arts was to ‘mount an annual exhibition open to all artists of distinguished merit’ to finance the training of young artists in the RA Schools. Now known as the Summer Exhibition and held every year without interruption since 1769, the exhibition attracts around 10,000 works, the selection being carried out by Academicians chaired by the President.

The Summer Exhibition is the largest open contemporary art exhibition in the world, drawing together a wide range of new work by both established and unknown living artists in all media including painting, printmaking, photography, sculpture and architecture.

The majority of works are for sale.* Any artist may enter work for selection, and artists are strongly encouraged to enter work which is available for sale.

The entry has to be submitted by the 25th March 2010.

This year’s ‘Selection and Hanging Committee’ consists of: Olwyn Bowey, Stephen Chambers , David Chipperfield, Anne Christopher, Eileen Cooper, Stephen Farthing, Norman Foster, Michael Hopkins, John Hoyland, Allen Jones, David Remfry, John Wragg.

There is an entry fee of £25 with a maximum of two works.


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COMPETITION | John Moores 2010 – Contemporary Painting Prize

John Moores 2010 call for entries is now open and will run until 19th February 2010.

The John Moores 2010 – Contemporary Painting Prize, which is a biennial event based in The Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool, which was set up in typical Liverpool style by Sir John Moores in concern at London’s increasing domination in the national arts scene. The most important aspect of the competition is that it is open to anyone living in the UK, this means that keen amateurs can compete and ultimately win a prize of £25,000 in a competition that has been entered by artists such as David Hockney and Peter Doig in the past.

The final image has to be submitted by the 5th March 2010.

This year’s jury consists of Gary Hume, Alison Watt, Ged Quinn, Goshka Macuga and Sir Norman Rosenthal.

In 2010 a first prize of £25,000 will be awarded along with four further prizes, each of £2500. In addition, the winner of the popular visitors’ choice prize of £2010, will be announced towards the close of the JM2010 exhibition.

There is an entry fee of £25.


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