Juried Art Competition

Blue Koi Gallery is excited to announce the call for art for their Nature Art Competition. Showcase artwork and photographs inspired by nature, capturing landscapes, plants, wildlife, and natural phenomena like sunsets, waterfalls, and rainbows. Open to artists worldwide. This competition celebrates the magnificence of nature and invites artists from all locations to showcase their creative talent. Whether you are a seasoned professional or an emerging artist, we welcome your participation. With a deadline of July 31st, 2023, you have the opportunity to submit your artwork and compete for a chance to win $200 in cash awards. We accept artworks in both 2D and 3D mediums, allowing artists to explore and express their unique perspectives on the natural world. Please note that all participants must be 18 years or older to enter. 10% of the entry fees from this show will be donated to The Nature Conservancy. Submit your artwork today and join us in celebrating the beauty of the natural world.

Accepted Media

Visual art in various forms such as Painting, Mixed Media, Photography, Digital, and Sculpture, 3D Installation will all be taken into consideration.


Awards & Prizes

The prize money for the art contest is unrestricted and can be used in any way that benefits the recipient artist.

First Prize Award | $100

Second Place Prize Award | $75

Third Place| $25

Honorable Mention Award

Entry fees

The entry fee is $20 for 5 pieces. (non-refundable)

10% of the entry fees from this show will be donated to The Nature Conservancy.

Competition Timeline

Now | Art Competition Open

July 31st 2023, 11:59 PM Central Time | Deadline for Entries

8 August 2023 | Winner Notification Starts

8 August 2023 | Cash Prize Notification Starts

9 August 2023 | Exhibition of Winning Artworks Starts

8 September 2023 | Exhibition of Winning Artworks Ends

Copyright and Image Usage 

We understand and respect the importance of artist copyright and image usage. By submitting your artwork, you retain full ownership and copyright of your work. We require artists to ensure that they have the necessary rights and permissions for any references or source materials used in their submissions. By entering the competition, you grant us the right to display your artwork on our website and promotional materials solely for the purpose of promoting the artist, competition and the exhibition. Any other usage or reproduction of your artwork will require your explicit consent. We are committed to protecting your intellectual property and will handle all submissions with the utmost care and respect.