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International Juried Art Competition

TERAVARNA announces their "10th ANIMAL" International Juried Art Competition. All visual artists from around the world are invited to submit their best artworks on the theme for inclusion in the exhibition. All types of art styles may be submitted, including both 2D and 3D works, painting, sculpture, digital, printmaking, fiber, photography, graphic, mixed media, as well as experimental and installation works.

Conditions for Participation

​​The theme of this international juried art competition is ANIMAL. For this theme, feel free to represent any animal, from the teeny-tiny insects to the massive blue whales, and even fictional, mythological, or imagined creatures. Artists are free to apply their own interpretation in representing the overall theme. Representational and abstract ideas based broadly on this theme, in any media, will be considered. See below for more details on submission guidelines. Please note that you must be 18 years of age in order to participate in any of our events.


​All types of visual arts will be considered, including but not limited to Painting & Mixed Media, Photography & Digital, and Sculpture & 3D Installation.


The deadline for submission is October 31st, 2024. *​ NOTE THAT THIS DEADLINE WILL NOT BE EXTENDED

Awards & Prizes

Up to $3,500 in cash prizes will be given out to winning artists. **


The grant money will be unrestricted and may be used in any manner by the recipient artist. Depending on the number and quality of artworks submitted, the following prizes will be considered:

First Prize Award | $300-$500

Runner-Up Prize Award | $150-$350

Merit Prize Award | $75-$250

Talent Prize Award | $25-$150

Honorable Mention Award

Finalist Award

** Note that TERAVARNA doesn't promise entrant artists to win a prize in money or money's worth in any of its competitions. Only artists selected by an independent jury from a pool of applicants will be eligible to receive professionally designed Certificates of Recognition.In case there are joint winners for any of the cash prizes the money will be split evenly among contestants. Similarly, if a category does not receive enough entries to be judged fairly within that category alone, it will be considered alongside other categories with sufficient entries. The final prize amount will depend on the total number of entries but will always be within the indicated range.


The entry fee for each artwork is $15 (non-refundable).​

If you'd like to enter more than 10 artworks for consideration, please go back to fill in your details and submit again.


NOW | Art Competition Open

31 OCTOBER 2024, 11:59 PM California Time | Deadline for Entries

5 NOVEMBER 2024 | Winner Notification Starts

5 NOVEMBER 2024 | Cash Prize Notification Starts

6 NOVEMBER 2024 | Exhibition of Winning Artworks Starts

21 NOVEMBER 2024 | Cash Prize Distribution Starts***

29 NOVEMBER 2024 | Exhibition of Winning Artworks Ends

30 NOVEMBER 2024 | Winning Artworks Archived

*** All cash prizes are given out via PayPal. If you don't have a free PayPal account, you can get one here..

How to Apply

How to Apply

STEP 1: Choose the number of artworks you'd like to submit​ from one of the options below.

STEP 2: Click on the number of artworks and proceed to make a payment. You can pay by PayPal or via credit card

STEP 3: After successful payment, you'll be redirected to a page where you can upload your images and other details.


Still not sure if you should participate?

Let us convince you otherwise

We live in a diverse ecosystem of so many species of flora and fauna surrounding us. The art of nature is admirable and fearsome at the same time. Ferocious lion hunting in a jungle is a frightening sight whereas gracefully walking on endless grassland is a remarkable experience. This is what nature is! Depicting these animals with unique expressions using brushes and colors create animal art. Art Show International admires creativity and conducts an animal drawing competition at an international level.

We provide a brilliant platform where animal artists from different parts of the world can participate and showcase their talent. We solely focus on displaying the expressive at work of budding painters and professional artists across the world in our internationally-renowned digital art gallery. This art gallery conducts a worldwide animal art exhibition to give a chance to all the artists out there to represent their masterpieces to the rest of the world.

Our animal drawing competition is juried by handpicked critically-acclaimed across the world to assess and judge the entries. The winning entries will be awarded with a certificate and cash prizes as per the declaration. The participants will get a certificate to commemorate the participation. Mentioning the participation in different competitions will increase your art profile value.

Choose our international platform for animal drawing competition to get more exposure. Gain followers and admirers from your exposure. You can also find buyers and art collectors from your international exposure. Prepare your profile accordingly and choose the best creations to enter the competition. Participate in it and win prizes to establish your career as a professional artist.

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