Impressions of the World painting competition accepts the entries of all subjects, including Figurative, Landscape, Still Life, Portraiture, Historic Events, Religions, Sites, Cities/Towns/Villages, Plants and Animals, etc. The subjects shall represent entrants’ cultures, traditions, societies, lifestyles or countries.
$75 registration fee includes up to two entries for oil painting and two entries for Chinese painting/Lian Huan Hua.
$20 for each additional entry.
Western Painting Mediums:
Chinese Painting Mediums:
Lian Huan Hua – Chinese brush painting, Chinese ink painting
All entries must be original created by the persons submitting, and preferably produced within last three years. The entrants will be held responsible for any rights violations, disputes, including artworks, drawings, paintings, pictures, photos, portrait rights or any other intellectual property rights.
All artworks should be submitted in jpeg or tiff format. The file size should not exceed 15MB. File name format: artwork name-artist’s full name-country name. Example: Sunset-JessicaSmith-USA (without space)
The committee will notify the artists about their qualifications for online exhibition and sales. The semi-finalists will be notified for any additional on-site exhibitions or sales events. All finalists’ artworks are qualified for Impressions of the World Exhibition Tour and private sales events.
All registered participants are qualified for Talent Week registration. Details of the post-competition activities and arrangements will be announced.
To secure exhibition tour and artwork sales events, the early registration and submission are highly desirable. The final western painting submission is due on August 5, 2019. Final Chinese painting submission is due on August 1, 2019
There is no size limitation for paintings. For the winners to ship the painting for exhibitions, oversize paintings might not qualify for exhibition travel.
Young Artists (18 years old and younger)
Young artists and students, 18 years old and younger, can submit master copies of Renaissance Masters’ paintings. The lists of Renaissance artists and their sample works can be viewed at:
If more than 20 students from the same school, please contact your art teacher to request special group discount code from competition committee at [email protected]
Learn more about the Artwork Guidelines