Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to enter the Art Olympics? 

The 1st round of the Art Olympics competition is FREE  to enter.

If you are selected to compete in round 2, the fee is $50. to submit a work of art to compete in rounds 2-7. 

If your art was not selected to continue in Round 1-5, you may select to use the 2nd Chance option one time throughout the competition to advance to the next Round by paying the 2nd Chance Fee of $25. 

 

What forms of payment are accepted? 

All payments are processed securely online via one of the following processing systems: 

  • PayPal 
  • Amazon Payments 
  • 2CheckOut

*These are the ONLY forms of payment that are accepted, please do NOT contact us requesting a different form of payment. 

What are the rewards? 

All Artists that advanced to the final (7th) round of competition will receive an official Certificate of Accomplishment from the Art Olympics committee.

There will be a 1st, 2nd and 3rd place finisher in the 2017 Art Olympics competition. At the committee's discretion, there may also be awards available for other outstanding works of art and honorable mentions. 

3rd Place: $XXX (USD) Cash Prize along with an official Art Olympics T-Shirt. 7th Round Entry will be on display at the Ozarks Art Gallery in the USA for public viewing. 3rd place winner will also receive an art publicity & marketing package. 

2nd Place: $XXX (USD) Cash Prize along with an official Art Olympics T-Shirt & Coffee Mug. 7th Round Entry will be on display at the Ozarks Art Gallery in the USA for public viewing. 2nd place winner will also receive an art publicity & marketing package. 

1st Place: $XXX (USD) Cash Prize along with an official Art Olympics T-Shirt & Coffee Mug, as well as receiving the title, "Olympic Artist of the Year."  The Grand Prize winner will also receive a full web marketing package to promote their art to qualified buyers and investors. The winner will also receive International exposure in a wide variety of art media outlets. 7th Round Entry will be on display at the Ozarks Art Gallery in the USA for public viewing.

* Cash prize amounts will be determined based on the number of entries. The more artists that enter the higher the cash awards will be in the competition, so tell your friends to enter! 

How long is the competition?

Each round is open for voting for a minimum of 5 days. Please view the Deadline & Voting Timeline Schedule.

When does the competition start? 

Entry into the 1st round of the Art Olympics for 2017 begins on Monday, August 14th, 2017

When is the deadline to enter the Art Olympics competition? 

The deadline to enter in the 1st round of the Art Olympics competition is Friday, September 1st, 2017 at 11:59pm CST. We strongly suggest entering your work as early as possible to allow for time of re-submission if there is a problem with your image upload. All image uploads MUST be 1200 pixels X 1200 pixels @ 300 dpi to qualify for entry... NO EXCEPTIONS! 

When does voting begin? 

Voting for the 1st round is open to the public on Monday, September 4th, 2017 at 12:01am CST

What are the deadlines for the additional rounds of the 2017 Art Olympics competition? 

View Deadline & Voting Timeline    

What 2D art is accepted in the Art Olympics competition? 

All art created by NON-digital means by a single artist that is intended to hang on a wall, including multi-medium and textured paintings.

Examples of 2D Art: 

  • Paintings
  • Illustrations
  • Sketches
  • Creations on Canvas, Panel or Paper
If you have any questions regarding what division your art should be submitted, please Contact Us!  

What 3D art is accepted in the Art Olympics competition? 

All art created that is NOT from a mold that is either sculpted, carved or molded from start-to-finish by a single artist. 

Examples of Acceptable 3D Art: 

  • Wood Carvings
  • Sculptures, including metal & paper
  • Clay Creations
  • Fine Art Mobiles
  • Glass Creations
If you have any questions regarding acceptable art, please Contact Us!  

What creations are NOT accepted as Fine Art for the Art Olympics competition? 

Any creation that is NOT made from start-to-finish by the artist entering the competition. The Art Olympics does not permit collaborated works of art by multiple artists, or art that is created from molds or digital material.

Examples of Unacceptable Art: 

  • Photography
  • Digitally Produced Art of Any Kind
  • Ceramics from Molds/Kits
  • Jewelry 
  • Fashion / Clothing
  • Fiber Art
  • Utility Pieces, i.e. Furniture
If you have any questions regarding acceptable art, please Contact Us!