painting competition

ART 64: Live Painting Tournament for $20,000 Grand Prize





Discover Wauwatosa seeks 64 artists to participate in the second annual ART 64 event on June 9 & 10, 2023. ART 64 is a two-day bracket-style painting tournament taking place in The Village of Wauwatosa, highlighting diverse, nationwide artists and local businesses. ART 64 is proudly brought to you by Discover Wauwatosa.

In four rounds, artists are paired to go head-to-head and given 60 minutes to create a work of art on a predetermined theme on canvas. Members of the public, both in-person and virtually, are invited to watch the paintings come to life and vote for their favorite artists to advance online. 

Prize summary: 
Win up to $20,000 grand prize.
Prizes Details: 

All selected participants receive money for participating: First round competitors receive a total of $100, second round competitors receive a total of $200, third round competitors receive a total of $400, and final round competitors receive a total of $800 for their participation. The sole winner of ART 64 receives $20,000 in total.

The Village of Wauwatosa 7677 W State St Wauwatosa, WI 53213

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National Oil and Acrylic Painters Society 2022 Fall International Online Exhibition




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

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

Prize Summary: 
$4500 in cash and awards
Prizes Details: 

Best of Show: $1000

Second Place: $500

Third Place: $300

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: $100

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


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