Koi artist award (Facebook Cover)

About the Award

Submit your artwork by: May 31st, 2024

2023-1st Place Winner– Freddy Seynhaeve– “Last Sigaret”

Why Participate?

Recognition: Receive acknowledgement for your artistic talent and the unique perspective you bring to the creative landscape.

Solo Exhibition: Showcase your artwork to a global audience through our month-long virtual exhibition.

Media Exposure: Gain visibility through our promotion across various media streams, helping you connect with a wider audience.

Cash Prizes: Stand a chance to win a share of the $500 in art grants, recognizing your commitment to artistic excellence.

1st Place Winner

$500 USD cash award

Solo Exhibition

Social Media Blast

Newsletter Feature

Winner’s Certificate


Featured Artist Page

Social Media Blast

Finalist Certificate

Eligibility and Rules

  • Open to artists worldwide aged 18 years and above.
  • Artworks across all mediums, styles, and genres are accepted.
  • Submissions must be original creations of the artist.
  • Previous exhibition of artworks is permissible.
  • Inappropriate content will result in disqualification.
  • Selected artists may need to provide additional promotional information.
  • Submission implies consent for display and promotion of artworks.

Please review these combined eligibility and rules carefully before submitting your artworks to the competition.

Judging Criteria:

Submissions will be evaluated based on their: Craftsmanship, Originality, Technical Skill, Composition, and Presentation.


Selected artists will receive notifications via email. Additionally, winners and participants will be published on our website and social media channels.

2023-2nd Place Winner– Lea Machaalani– “Today’s News”

Submission Guidelines:

Entry Fee: $35 for up to 8 artworks. (A nominal charge to offset administrative costs including: maintaining submission platforms, processing and evaluating submissions, and facilitating promotional efforts to showcase artists’ work.)

Open Theme: The KAA theme invites artists to present their finest creations without limitations.

Deadline: Your entries must be submitted by May 31, 2024 to be considered.

Image Requirements: Please ensure that each submitted image meets the following specifications:

  • Format: JPEG, JPG, Gif, and PNG 
  • Resolution: at least 72dpi
  • File Size: Up to 5 MB
  • Naming Convention: Name- ArtworkTitle.jpg (Example: JohnSmith-KoiDreams.jpg)
  • No trademarks or backgrounds 

Important Dates

Early Bird Discount: March 31, 2024

Entry Deadline: May 31, 2024

Winners and Finalists Announced: June 10, 2024

Cash Prizes Disbursed Starting: June 15, 2024