The Emirates Skywards Future Artists Competition is open to artwork across three broad media categories: photography/digital media, painting/illustration, and 3D (sculpture, ceramic and glass). Four winning entries will be chosen, one for each tier of Emirates Skywards membership.
Winners of the competition will have their artwork featured on the Emirates Skywards 2014 membership cards, with a global and esteemed platform of over nine million Emirates Skywards members. In addition, the creators of the winning artworks will receive a commission of US $5000 and their selected artwork will be featured in supporting online and offline communications and promotional material, plus each artist’s name will be displayed alongside their winning artwork.
“By seeking out undiscovered talent – be it self-taught, art students or even experienced individuals who have not yet achieved their artistic aspirations – the competition engages the Emirates Skywards community by not only introducing them to these talented new artists but also allows them to vote for their favourite artwork; giving them a voice in design of their membership cards each year,” says Brian LaBelle, Senior Vice-President Skywards.
The competition is now open for submissions and details can be found at: www.http://ekskywardsfutureartists.com/. All entries must be submitted by 23 July 2013.
After the artwork is evaluated and short-listed, judging will commence; conducted by a panel of highly regarded industry professionals and experts. Voting by Emirates Skywards members will be open from the 1st to the 16th of September, 2013, with the four winner announced at the end of that month. Voting is open to all current and new Emirates Skywards members. Enrolment in Emirates Skywards is completely free and can be done online at: www.emirates.com/skywards.
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