Art Meld Information

There are two divisions to choose from at Art Meld to enter your artwork.
Entering artwork to the Amateur division is $20. Entering artwork to the Professional division is $40.
Both divisions only allow one entry per artist to a division in a given month.
You can ONLY do one or the other per month AMATEUR or PROFESSIONAL, but not both in the same month.
Awards to the judged winner each month will be announced on the contest entry pages AMATEUR and PROFESSIONAL divisions each month.
What type of artwork is accepted?
The only artwork accepted is photos of hand painted or drawn type of artwork, no sculptures etc.
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How are the winners chosen?
One winner will be determined by a set of three judges, they will base all artwork by MOOD - INTEREST - DESIGN.
Scored points will be posted afterwards at the time posted.
Who are the judges?
The judges will be shown on the entry pages AMATEUR and PROFESSIONAL with one judge being replaced every month
when a new contest starts.
The one replacement judge will be the next contest winner or a past judge that was used before.
How many entries can a member submit in a given month?
One per artist in either category AMATEUR or PROFESSIONAL, but not both at the sametime.
Can I signup to both categorys?
Yes, but you can only enter in one category AMATEUR or PROFESSIONAL in a given month, but not both at the sametime.
How many artists can enter each month?
The Art Meld monthly contest is limited to 50 entry's per division AMATEUR and PROFESSIONAL.
Is there a age limit?
18 is the age limit to enter. You must have a PayPal account.
When does the contest start and end?
The contest start and stop times will be posted on the AMATEUR and PROFESSIONAL entry pages.
Do I have to signup to enter my artwork?
Yes, you do have to signup to enter and participate.
Do I have to signup to just watch the Art meld contests?
Yes, you do have to signup to watch the entrants as artwork is posted. Signing up is free.
Do I have to have a PayPal account to enter my artwork?
Yes, this is how any monetary awards or refunds are paid.
Who is responsible for paying taxes on the prize money or awards?
It is the individual winner's responsibility to declare and pay taxes on any Art meld contest cash prizes.
How often can I win a Art Meld Artist Of The Month Contest?
You can only win once every 6 months. You can enter again after the 6 month period is over.
Can I re-enter a piece of artwork that won in the past on a Art Meld contest?
No, once a work of art wins a Art meld Artist Of The Month Contest you cannot re-enter it again on Art Meld.