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International Juried Art Competition

January - February 2023



ART SHOW INTERNATIONAL GALLERY announces their "6th 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.



​​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.


Visual artists from around the world are invited to submit their best artwork on the theme for inclusion in the exhibition. All types of art styles may be submitted, including 2D and 3D works, painting, sculpture, digital, printmaking, fiber, photography, graphic, mixed media, as well as experimental and installation works.



The deadline for submission is January 15th, 2023.

Note that the deadline is firm and will NOT be extended

Awards & Prizes


Up to $2,000 in cash prizes will be given out to up to 50-85 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                $100 - $500

Runner-Up Prize Award  $75 - $350

Merit Prize Award               $50 - $250

Talent Prize Award             $25 - $150

Honorable Mention Award

Finalist Award


All award-winning artists, including Honorable Mentions and Finalists, will be given 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.


News Outlet and Social Media Promotions

ART SHOW INTERNATIONAL GALLERY guarantees to have your juried show featured in front of top TV, Print, Radio, and Digital media outlets, like The Boston Globe, Tampa Bay Times, Houston Chronicle, San Francisco Gate, Philadelphia Inquirer, The Business Journals, ABC, NBC, CBS, Fox affiliates, as well as other leading national outlets. This juried art competition page, including your artwork, will be marketed extensively, including press release utilizing the most expanded domestic distribution network.


Our press release will be distributed to over 6,300 online, local, regional, national, international, and industry media outlets, including Google News, Digital Journal, Associated Press, Benzinga, Yahoo! Finance, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and others, with expanded distribution to top local and regional publications across all 50 states in the US. Our full list of targeted publications can be found here.




The entry fee for each artwork is $10 (non-refundable).

You can submit an unlimited number of artworks. If you'd like to enter more than 10 works for consideration, please go back to fill in your details and submit again.



Art Competition Open                                          NOW

Deadline for Entries                                               JANUARY 15th, 2023 (will NOT be extended)

Winner Notification Starts                                  January 19th, 2023

Cash Prize Notification Starts**                       January 19th, 2023

Exhibition of Winning Artworks Starts           January 20th, 2023

Cash Prize Distribution Starts***                      February 8th, 2023

Exhibition of Winning Artworks Ends             February 15th, 2023

Winning Artworks Archived                               February 16th, 2023

**  All cash prizes will only be given out via PayPal due to tax and other regulatory reasons. If you don't have a free PayPal account, you can create one HERE. 

*** If you're one of our cash prize winners, we will notify you at your registered email we have on file asking you to submit a form with your verified PayPal email address. The cash will then be transferred directly to your PayPal account approximately 3 weeks after this email notification. In the past, artists have had issues receiving prize money in new and inactive PayPal accounts, so please double-check that you’re correctly setup with your bank for money transfer. In case the transaction gets canceled or reversed by PayPal, or if PayPal doesn’t allow us to transfer the money to your account for any reason, we may be unable to facilitate a repeat transfer. Please remember to mark our email in your safe messaging filter, and check your Spam or Junk emails regularly once the competition goes live so you don't miss out. We regret that any prize money not claimed by artists for any reason within 30 days from the start date of this exhibition will be forfeited. This is needed to allocate funds to support our continuing series of competitions and artist grants.

How to Apply

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

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

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

NOTE: If you have any issues with your image submissions, please contact us at



ou can also apply to one of our upcoming competitions


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 competitionat 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.

If you are confident about your art style, participate in our art competition. Send your entries by following the specific guidelines as mentioned in our official portal according to this genre. Create an art profile of yours to submit your art work before the deadline and become a proud participant. Compete with the best artists in the world in this genre of animal art exhibition and draw attention of the admirers from all over the world. You will gain immense confidence and inspiration from participating in this competition!

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 competitionto 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 professionaal artist.

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