Art and Photo Contests

We have an photography and art contest lineup. The contests shown in bold offer cash prizes. All other contests were created by site members and offer a friendly competition for member dollar prize pools.


Digital Composition of the Month
Each month a vote determines the Digital Composition of the Month. A public vote determines the winner. All digital art classified as a digital composition and posted during the month is automatically considered.
Deadline: Today!
Color Pencil art contest
Create art based on the topic provided in the announcement. This contest is for traditional artists.
Deadline: Tomorrow!
Reviewing Contest
Every month we make a cash prize available to the reviewer that writes the most detailed and helpful reviews. This art contest rewards a cash prize to the winner.
Deadline: Tomorrow!
Singing
Submit a photograph that somehow incorporates the topic provided in the announcement. This contest is for photographers of all skill levels.
Deadline: In 2 Days
Expressing Devotion
Submit a photograph that somehow incorporates topic provided in the announcement. This contest is for photographers of all skill levels. Photo submitted must be untouched with no edits of any kind.
Deadline: In 2 Days
Frames - Photography (a)
Frames is the topic of this photo contest.
Deadline: In 2 Days
Frames - Art
This is a contest with the topic of: Frame. Share artwork that somehow incorportes this topic.
Deadline: In 2 Days
Digital Painting of the Month
Each month one Digital Painting is selected to be the Digital Painting of the Month. A public vote determines the winner. All digital art classified as a digital painting and posted during the month is automatically considered.
Deadline: In 2 Days
Selective Coloring - Cityscape
Colorkey or Selective Coloring - Cityscape. The majroity of the image in Black and White or Grayscale, the rest, less than 10% in color. For this contest no other Monotone is allowed. - All Mediums are welcome
Deadline: In 3 Days
Under the Sea
Submit a photograph incorporating UNDER THE SEA. The 3rd place winner receives 10 member ; basically reimbursement of entry fee. The 1st place winner receives up to $180 if all 18 slots get filled
Deadline: In 3 Days
Reviewing Contest
Every month we make a cash prize available to the reviewer that writes the most detailed and helpful reviews. This art contest rewards a cash prize to the winner.
Deadline: In 4 Days
Mother and Child
Create art based on the topic provided in the announcement. This contest is for traditional artists.
Deadline: In 5 Days
Get Real with Squirrel !
Requires the submission of a traditional photograph of a squirrel. Not a mixed media, but basic editing is allowed.
Deadline: In 5 Days
Dream Photo Contest
Dream art is any form of art that has dream-like imagery. Create dream art from a photo. This photo contest rewards a cash prize to the winner.
Deadline: In 5 Days


Go Fly a Kite!
Submit a photograph that somehow incorporates the topic provided in the announcement. This contest is for photographers of all skill levels.
Deadline: May. 3rd
Reading to Children
Reading to children is one of life's greatest pleasures for parents, grandparents, and other book lovers. Now you can photograph this experience.
Deadline: May. 3rd
April Open Challenge
April Open Challenge - All Mediums Welcome to participate
Photographs must be taken in April 2015
Artwork must be completed in April 2015
Deadline: May. 4th
Selective Color - Not Nature!
Submit a photograph that somehow incorporates the topic provided in the announcement. This contest is for photographers of all skill levels.
Deadline: May. 4th
Symmetry and Patterns
Symmetry and patterns. Take a photograph or create artwork that exhibits symmetry and patterns. All mediums welcome
Deadline: May. 5th
Dream Art Contest
Dream art is any form of art that has dream-like imagery. This art contest rewards a cash prize to the winner.
Deadline: May. 5th
Point of View POV
Point of View - See description
Deadline: May. 6th
Composition - Rule of Thirds
Photograph or Artwork demonstrating the Rule of Thirds - See announcement for details. All mediums welcome
Deadline: May. 7th
Composition - Rule of Odds
Rule of Odds - Take a Photograph or Create Artwork that the number of main elements is an odd number, greater than two - See Announcement.

All Mediums are welcome
Deadline: May. 8th
Composition - Flowers
Flower Composition - For members who have never won a FAR contest with a Flower. Please be sure to read the announcement and all of the things that will cause a disqualification

Deadline: May. 9th
Composition - Depth
Depth - For this contest we are looking for a deep depth of field (DOF) not shallow. - Please see announcement
Deadline: May. 10th
My Pet Photo Contest
The theme for this photography contest is "my pet". Bring your pet (dog, cat, snake etc...) to life in your camera. Creative approaches are encouraged. This photo contest rewards a cash prize to the winner.
Deadline: May. 10th
Composition - Simplify
Composition - Simplify - Photograph or Create Artwork that embraces this principle, keep it Simple, without clutter or distractions. Please read the announcement.

All mediums are welcome
Deadline: May. 11th
Composition - Rule of Space
Composition - Rule or Space - See Announcement
Deadline: May. 12th
Eggs, the photo contest,
This Mixed Media Photography contest challenges you to take a photograph and create something different. But there is a topic. Read the announcement for the details.
Deadline: May. 13th
Composition - Balance
Composition - Balance - Take a Photograph or Create Artwork the shows a balanced image - Please read announcement
Deadline: May. 14th
Nature Traditional Photo Contest
This contest challenges you to get outside and share the beauty that you capture with your camera. This photo contest rewards a cash prize to the winner.
Deadline: May. 17th
New Arrival - Little But BIG
Our New Arrival "Little But BIG" contest challenges you to take a macro shot of something very small and show it big (ie: ant, spider, button). This photo contest rewards a cash prize to the winner.
Deadline: May. 23rd
Artistic Graffiti
Graffiti - Photography Contest - Find the more Artistically pleasing Graffiti you can and take a photograph of it. Attention should be paid to the quality of the Art.
Deadline: May. 27th
Unexpected Angles Photo Contest
Use your camera to shoot something from an unexpected angle or viewpoint, rather than the usual. For instance a flower from the view of an ant rather than a human eye. Cash prize for the winner of this photo contest.
Deadline: May. 31st


Color Photography
Enter your most colorful capture for this contest. Cash prize for the winner of this photo contest.
Deadline: Jun. 5th
Black and White Nature Photo Contest
A black and white photograph can leave a lasting impression. The challenge of this contest is to shoot something from nature (such as a plant, seascape, flower or any other natural scene from nature) and show it in black and white. This photo contest rewards a cash prize to the winner.
Deadline: Jun. 11th
Man Impacted Landscape
The touch of man on the natural landscape is all around us. From shimmering cityscapes and rural farms to strip mines and garbage dumps. Let's see photos that show the touch of man, light or heavy, on the earth around us. This photo contest rewards a cash prize to the winner.
Deadline: Jun. 18th
Portrait Traditional Photo Contest
For this photography contest we are looking for portrait shots. Cash prize for the winner of this photo contest.
Deadline: Jun. 18th
Art In Nature
The theme for this art contest is "nature". Share artwork that showcases nature for this contest. The winner of this art contest will take away a cash prize.
Deadline: Jun. 25th
Action Photo Contest
This is a photography contest with the topic of action. Any type of action shot is welcomed. No edits using software are permitted in this photo contest. Cash prize for the winner of this photo contest.
Deadline: Jun. 30th


Flower Photos
The topic for this contest is flowers. Capture the beauty surrounding us. Cash prize for the winner of this photo contest.
Deadline: Jul. 6th
Light Photography Contest
For this photo contest you are challenged to share something that makes use of light. Cash prize for the winner of this photo contest.
Deadline: Jul. 13th
Abstract Art Contest
Abstract art tries to break away from traditional representation of physical objects. All art forms accepted for this contest. The winner of this art contest will take away a cash prize.
Deadline: Jul. 20th
New Arrival Art Contest
Our New Arrival "Landscape" art contest is for Traditional and Digital artists of all skill levels. To enter, create a traditional or digital artwork that shows a landscape view. This art contest rewards a cash prize to the winner.
Deadline: Jul. 30th


After Dark Photo Contest
Capture the world, at night, with your camera. This photo contest rewards a cash prize to the winner.
Deadline: Aug. 7th
The Heat Art Contest
Somehow show the heat in this art contest. Cash prize for the winner of this art contest.
Deadline: Aug. 28th


Human Form Art Contest
The human form is one of the most interesting and rewarding subjects. For this contest you are challenged to post a work that focuses on the human form using all forms of art. The winner of this art contest will take away a cash prize.
Deadline: Sep. 2nd
Wildlife Photo Contest
Submit a photograph of an animal in the wild. The picture can be any shot that shows the animal in their natural habitat. This photo contest rewards a cash prize to the winner.
Deadline: Sep. 9th
Mirror Mirror Photo Contest
Reflections in photography can result in unexpected effects and beautiful shots. Use water, windows, mirrors or any sort of reflective surface to create an image for this contest. This photo contest rewards a cash prize to the winner.
Deadline: Sep. 16th
Unique Perspective Art Contest
Show a scene from a unique perspective. Look at the world in a different way. Cash prize for the winner of this art contest.
Deadline: Sep. 23rd
Seascape Photos
The seascape provides opportunities for images that can vary from the calm ocean blue to crashing waves. This photo contest rewards a cash prize to the winner.
Deadline: Sep. 30th



Shoot a photograph of your pet for our My Pet Photo Contest.


Share a painting or other form of traditional art for this photo contest.


Take a photograph of something small and show it big for our photography contest for new members to the site. Read about our New Arrival Photography contest.


Our Unexpected Angles Photo Contest challenges you to paint a scene.


Share your most colorful capture for our Color Photography .


Get creative for our Black and White Nature Photo Contest contest.


Share your art of nature for our Art In Nature .


Paint a landscape scene for this art contest for new artists to the site. Find out more about our New Arrival Art contest.


Study the human form for our Human Form Art Contest.


Share a photo of natural wildlife for our Wildlife Photo Contest.


Bring your camera to the beach for our Seascape Photos.


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