PleinAir Salon Online Art Competition

Opportunity type: Competition

For: Artists

Deadline: 30/04/23

Rewards: Up to $15,000 + the cover of PleinAir Magazine

Location Eligibility: Worldwide 

About this opportunity

The PleinAir Salon Art Competition is a monthly online art competition that awards over $50,000 each year. There is over $2,000 in Cash Prizes awarded each month, and $22,000 awarded at the Annual Competition each May. Each of the 23 monthly winners is included in the judging for the 13th Annual PleinAir Salon where we award the Grand Prize winner a check for $15,000 and feature their painting on the cover of PleinAir Magazine. The Annual Awards will be presented live at the Plein Air Convention & Expo in May 2024.


Annual Awards – $24,200 in Cash Prizes

First Place Overall – $15,000 + the cover of PleinAir Magazine

Second Place Overall – $3,000

Third Place Overall- $2,000

People’s Choice Award – $500

Honorable Mentions (3) – $700

Best Medium (4) – $400

Monthly Awards – $25,800 in Cash Prizes

First Place Overall – $600

Second Place Overall – $300

Third Place Overall – $200

People’s Choice Award – $100

Category Awards *NEW – $50 (each category)


· Be a student for the whole duration of the internship (enrolled in a university/higher education institution

· Be available for a 6-month full-time internship starting September 1st, 2023.

.Entry Fee

The fee for the first image submitted is $38, and additional images submitted are $16 each. (U.S. dollars)During

the Early Bird Incentive the first two weeks of the month, the prices are reduced to $29 for the first image and $12 for each additional painting.

How to Apply

Apply using the link:


All questions regarding this competition should be emailed to


Apr 30 2023

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