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Faces of the World - Portrait Competition

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This will be our first strictly portrait competition, lets make is a memorable one!

What Makes this event different?

When we say open medium, we really mean it. We will accept videos, written and spoken word, and all types of visual arts. Really explore what a portrait means and so not worry about being too literal for this show.

Copyright Policy

We have a no plagiarism policy and will be screening all of our entries. please submit your original artwork.

Image Usage Rights

We may use some of our entries in marketing, or to promote the event itself. we will include reference to our artists. We will not be selling any of our submissions.

We are now accepting submissions for Faces of the World Portrait Competition! With our end of the year show we want to celebrate life, people and all of their differences and variety. This is an open medium show, so all artists are welcomed to participate.

Here are some things to keep in mind when selecting your entries…

For photography we are looking for entries that speak emotionally and visually to us. We do not want just photos of people. We want meaning and to see your hand as an artist in your work. Portraits do not need to be literal, we will be accepting abstract as well as representational art pieces. If you have any questions or concerns please contact us.


Grand Prize $75                                             

Honorable Mention $50                                

Double Take $25                                            

Single Submissions

$6.00 each

Three Submissions (Reduced Price)


Entrance Price & Information

It is our goal to keep submission prices low in order to accommodate artists from all financial backgrounds. Each artist may submit up to 3 pieces for this event and we will be offering a price reduction for those who are submitting 3. Payments will be processed through our PayPal account which can be accessed on our webpage.


Our Process

We will be accepting submissions from September 12th – TBD. Each submission will be reviewed by our team and you will receive an email confirmation for the status of each of your submissions. We will be judging entries based on Creativity, Technique, Vision and Theme. If you are the winner of any of our cash prizes we will be contacting you for payment information so keep an eye out. If you have any questions or concerns please don’t hesitate to contact us.


What you will need to submit: Attach all via email to

1. Completed submission form (Typed Preferred)

2. A clear image of your submission

3. A copy of your PayPal receipt or confirmation

Image Quality

Please provide your image as an attachment Jpeg with a resolution of 300 dpi or greater. Clear images with even lighting are required. If your entry is cut because of image quality we will allow a resubmission at no additional cost. It is important that we have good quality images so that your work can be presented in the best light. If you need pointers on how to photograph your work let us know!

Do you have a question? No problem, contact us and we will get back to you as soon as possible



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