4th Semiannual Competition


This competition invites you to submit your artwork and wants to advance the field of contemporary art by engaging in scholarly research and distributing unrestricted monetary awards to visual artists.



Competition Organizer

Dave Bown Projects

*International Event*

Submission Date


Awards Date


Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)


Competition Category
  • Business - Global
  • Graduate - Global
  • Undergraduate - Global
  • High School - Global
Who's Eligible

This competition is open to all visual artists who are 18 years of age or older. All styles and media are eligible.
During the previous competition, we received submissions from over 35 countries.

Note: Artists that have been exhibited by the jurors are not eligible.

Competition Prizes

Prizes: $10,000 USD (1 artist will receive $5,000 and 5 artists will each receive $1,000). Dave Bown Projects will be buying works of art, on an ongoing basis, from select artists as submissions are received.