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Pastel Guild of Europe
GET DUSTY, PGE Open Online Pastel Competition



GET DUST

PGE Open Online Pastel Competition 2020

 

The PastelGuild of Europe rf is proud to announce their second Open Online Pastel Competition. We have several well-known pastel artists as judges and offer $2400 in prize money and hundreds more in art material or vouchers from our sponsors. Our online-only competition will be hosted with OnlineJuriedShows OJS.

Dates

10/01/2020   Open for entries

10/31/2020 Entry deadline

11/30/2020 Award notifications

The show in its entirety will be posted both on the OJS and the PGE website in December.

 

Judges

Dominique Houard, FR – Still life/Florals

Tony Allain PSA, GB – Landscape

Sharron Blackmore, GB – Animal

Daggi Wallace PSA, GER/US – Portrait/Figure

 

 

 

Prizes in each category

1st place $200 + art material from our sponsors

2nd place $150

3rd place $100

Three Honourable Mentions $50

 

Sponsors

Gordan Becin Pastels

PanPastel

Pastell-Shop.de

Schmincke Pastels

UART Paper

 

Specifications 

The show is open to pastel artists from around the world, PGE members and non-members alike. Participants have to be 18 or older. Each artist may submit up to 5 paintings.

80% of the work must be dry pastel. No oil pastels, please!

Your work must be original, not copied from other artists or published materials. That means only your own reference material is allowed!

All artwork must be originally drawn and not created on top of a base photo or print.

All work must have been created within the last three years.

Tasteful nudes are allowed.

Works done under supervision, such as in a workshop or class are not eligible.

No entry that has previously won an award in another PGE show is allowed.

 

Categories

We accept entries into the following categories:

Still life / Florals 

Landscape (includes Seascape and Cityscape) 

Animal 

Portrait / Figure 

Failure to meet any of the requirements for eligible work may result in the work not being juried. 

Please note; PGE reserves the right to refuse any painting that does not meet any of the above specifications.

 

 

How to enter

To submit entries, go to https://www.onlinejuriedshows.com/ and choose PGE Open Online Pastel Competition 2020. 

Please follow these requirements carefully regarding the preparation of your images:

Only jpeg image files will be accepted.

Files should be as close as possible to a resolution of 1920 pixels @ 72dpi on the LONGEST side.

 File size must be smaller than 4 Mb.

 Each image must be named as follows: Name_Initial_Title e.g. Bond_J_Goldfinger. The title must be written in one word, without spaces or symbols.

Complete, detailed instructions can be found on the OJS website.

Help in photographing your work and properly sizing your images can be found at:

www.onlinejuriedshows.com/help.aspx

If you need help entering your images or are unable to do so, please email

onlinejuriedshows@gmail.com or call 888-666-1351.

Remember to check your junk/spam folder for services@onlinejuriedshows.com and

manager@onlinejuriedshows.com for notifications. 

For any further questions, contact info@pastelguild.org

 

 

Fees

PGE members*: $30 for up to 3 entries and $10 for each additional entry, with a limit of 5 entries in total.

Non-Members:   $45 for up to 3 entries and $10 for each additional entry, with a limit of 5 entries in total.

Fees are non-refundable and must be paid at the time of entry, either with PayPal or with credit card.  

*Dues must be paid in full prior to submission to receive the PGE Member rate. Participants can join or renew at https://www.pastelguild.org/index.php/component/comprofiler/registers

 

 

Award winners

Notifications will be sent no later than November 30, 2020. 

 

 

Privacy policy

The PastelGuild of Europe rf (PGE) hosts its online competition with https://www.onlinejuriedshows.com/. When you enter the competition, you will be asked to create an artist account. You have to fill in your first and last name, address, phone number and email. This information is needed for the management of the competition. It will not be stored with PGE after the competition is over and the prizes have been sent out. 

OJS does not include copyright protection for images submitted to the website. Copyright protection of images is the responsibility of the ARTIST.

Neither OJS nor PGE shall in any way sell, distribute or authorize the use of artists’ images to any third party.

OJS or PGE shall not in any way sell, distribute or authorize the use of email addresses provided by the artists to any third party. 

If you want to enter our competition, you have to agree to the temporary collection of your personal data, as described above. You also have to agree to the publication of your winning artwork on the PGE website and FB page. The copyright remains with the artist.

 

Custom register owner

The PastelGuild of Europe rf 

Storöjvägen 34 

FIN-66590 

Vassor 

FINLAND 

E-mail: pastelguild.org(at)gmail.com 

 

Competition host     

 Randy Higbee                                         

OnlineJuriedShows OJS

102 Kalmus

Costa Mesa, CA

9262

UNITED STATES

 

 



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