artFido and Profesisonal Artist are proud to present the second

NORTH AMERICAN ARTIST SHOWCASE

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In partnership with Professional Artist, we're giving North American artists an opportunity to share their art with millions!

Each week during the course of the Showcase, we will feature one North American artist across our huge social network.

At the conclusion of the Showcase, a panel of experts from Professional Artist will help us select one artist to feature in the magazine and at least 5 artists to be profiled on artFido's blog.

Here’s how to participate:

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1. REGISTER

Register as an artist on artFido. If you’ve already registered, you can skip to step 2.

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2. LIST

List a piece of your art for sale on artFido. Sign in, click SELL, and enter the required details.

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3. HASHTAG

Add the hashtag #artFidoNAAS to the 'Description' section or 'Provenance' section of your listing.
(This tells us that you want to be a part of the Showcase and that you agree to the Terms and Conditions listed at the bottom of this page. Please read them.)

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4. UPLOAD

Upload at least one photo of your art.

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5. PREVIEW

Click PREVIEW and if you’re happy with your listing, click ACCEPT LISTING.

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6. SHARE

SHARE your listing with the world. Just click on the green SHARE THIS button and you’re good to go.

 

artFido is the biggest art site in the world, reaching almost 100 million people every week. This is your chance to do the same!


REMEMBER TO ADD #artFidoNAAS TO THE DESCRIPTION OF YOUR ART TO CONFIRM YOUR ENTRY


ENTRIES CLOSE 28 FEBRUARY 2016

SUBMIT YOUR ART NOW

To see the art already submitted to the Showcase click here.

 

Terms & Conditions

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO WIN

Eligibility

To win any of the prizes in this competition you must be a registered user of www.artFido.com. artFido employees, contractors, directors and their immediate family members are not eligible to enter. Immediate family includes only spouses, parents and children.

Inappropriate Content

Obscene, provocative or otherwise questionable content will not be considered. artFido retains sole discretion as to what constitutes inappropriate content.

Rights

By entering the contest, entrants agree to have their submitted name displayed on the artFido website, Facebook page or any other social media outlet, and used by artFido and or Professional Artist for any promotional purpose, at any time, without any fee or other form of compensation.

Original Work and License to Use

The art submitted to the competition must be an original artwork and must be the artist's own. By submitting an artwork, the artist gives artFido and or Professional Artist license to reproduce the artwork on Facebook, the artFido blog, the artFido website, across any of artFido's social media platforms, Professional Artist magazine and any of Professional Artist’s digital platforms, emails or newsletters. The license granted by the artist is royalty free, worldwide and in perpetuity. The license granted does not give artFido or Professional Artist the right to sell or reproduce the artwork for any purpose other than to promote the competition, artFido, Professional Artist or the artist.

Decision is Final

The artist/art to be published in Professional Artist magazine will be determined by a panel of judges formed by members of artFido and Professional Artist. There will be no avenue to appeal the decision of the panel unless as a result of a breach of any other term above. The winning artist will be asked to provide a high resolution image of their art to be used in print. The art featured does not have to be the same as that originally submitted into the competition. artFido will then layout the final advertisement and submit it to the magazine for publication in their next issue. If the winner is unable to assist with the provision of an appropriate piece of art for publication, or artFido is unable to make contact with the winner within 4 weeks of the conclusion of the competition via the details provided by the entrant, artFido reserves the right to award the prize to a second artist as chosen by the same panel of judges. The same panel of judges will also select at least five artists to be featured across artFido’s social network. There will be no avenue to appeal the selection of those artists unless as a result of a breach of any other term above. The additional artists will be asked to provide high resolution images of their art and to assist artFido in creating an editorial blog about the artist and their art. The art featured on the blog and social media posts does not have to be the same as that originally submitted into the competition. artFido will have complete discretion as to the content and layout of all blog and social media content. If a winner is unable to assist with the provision of appropriate images of their art, or timely responses to interview questions or questionnaires, or artFido is unable to make contact with a winner within 2 weeks of the conclusion of the competition via the details provided by the entrant, artFido reserves the right to ask the same panel of judges to select a replacement artist. The decision of the panel of judges again, will be final and there will be no avenue to appeal the decision unless as a result of a breach of any other term above.

Publication Dates

artFido will endeavor to do all it can to have the winning artist’s work published in the next issue of Professional Artist. To clarify, Professional Artist is in no way obligated to write any editorial or refer to the winning artist in any way. The winning artist will have their name and art displayed as part of a Full page advertisement purchased by artFido. artFido is not responsible for any delays or errors in publication of Professional Artist.

Art Listed During Prize Term

artFido requires that all winners have art listed on artFido during the period immediately following the publication of the full page ad in Professional Artist and the featured blog, website and social media posts. If an artist is unwilling to list works for sale during these periods, artFido reserves the right to award that artist's prize to the next worthy entrant, as selected by the same panel of judges. If any of the artists are represented by a gallery or other institution, artFido would be happy to link through and promote any upcoming or existing exhibitions in artFido's sole discretion.

Number of Competition Entries

Each artist may submit up to five pieces of art for judging. If an artist attempts to submit more than five pieces of art, artFido reserves the right to remove that artists submissions and ban them from continuing in the competition.