#PaintPutnam Art Contest

The Putnam Arts Council and Putnam County Tourism are partnering to challenge Putnam artists to paint our beautiful County through #paintputnam contest. This free contest is intended to engage artists, celebrate their talents, and showcase the beauty of Putnam County.

Eligibility: Putnam County artists 13 years or older are invited to submit up to two original paintings, works accepted in all painted media. Works must be created in Putnam County, at an outdoor location of your choice anytime between July 4 – 19, 2020.
Submission: Submitted images should reflect the beauty and diversity of Putnam County. Email a digital photograph, in jpeg format, maximum size 4”x 6” @300dpi for judging to: joyce@putnamartscouncil.com July 20 – 28.
Awards: Best in Show, Second Place and Third Place will be selected by the Visual Arts Committee of the Putnam Arts Council. Cash awards will be presented at some point in the near future.
Additional Benefits: All appropriate submissions will be displayed on Putnam Arts Council’s Instagram under #paintputnam and on PAC’s Facebook page as well as Putnam County Tourism’s social network platforms. Images will also be considered for promotional purposes by Putnam County Tourism. Award winners may also be displayed at sites throughout Putnam at the discretion of the Putnam Arts Council.

Important Dates:
Painting dates: July 4th – July 19th
Last Date for Submission: July 28th
Award winners notified: August 5th
Best in Show: $150
Second Place: $100
Third Place: $75

Programs of the Putnam Arts Council are supported, in part, with public funds from Putnam County.