Sunday, May 9, 2010

Paint the Forests 2010

PAINT THE FORESTS 2010 is a national competition sponsored by the Redwood Forest Foundation. It is designed to showcase the beauty and the plight of forests throughout the United States. Images may depict scenery, logging, restoration, examples of egregious practices, beneficial aspects of forestry management or anything to do with the forest flora and fauna.

APPLICATION FEES AND DEADLINES: JUNE 30, 2010 ($35/$25). Late applications will be accepted until AUGUST 18, 2010 with a $10 late fee. Submission is by digital file only, JPEG format.

FORMAT & MEDIA: Work can be no larger that 196 square inches, unframed. Oil, watercolor, scratchboard, acrylic, gouache, alkyd, tempera, casein, mixed-media and pastel are acceptable. Pen and ink artwork is also acceptable. Digital photographs or digitized film photographs will be accepted. Sculpture, computer-generated art, panorama photographs and abstract art will not be accepted.

Please follow the link above for application materials and further information.


  1. No abstract art?


    The website doesn't say no abstract art. The link above is the complete prospectus if you would like to check it out further. Also if you click on the "Paint the Forests 2010" title above the blog it will take you there as well. Hope that helps!