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Online Contests

Quick links:

 2021 Fall Color Passages Album  (winners announced)

2022 Winter Wonderland Album  (you may start uploading your winter painting)

2021 Contest Awards

Select the calendar event -when available-for specific contest description. (Log on to vote with the Register button).

    • 20 Mar 2022

    PAPNM Artist, Signature and Master members are invited to participate in the 2022 Winter Wonderland Online Contest with winter-themed paintings. You must log on to submit a painting OR to vote.

    Painting Period: Dec 1, 2021 - Mar 10, 2022.

    Visit Online Contests and Online Contest Prospectus pages for a full description of PAPNM Online Contest Requirements, Benefits and Instructions. 

    Beginning Dec 22, upload your painting to the  2022 Winter Wonderland Album

    Email Reminders will be sent.  Reply to any email with questions.

    Voting Period: Mar 12 - Mar 20.

    Happy Painting,

    PAPNM Contest Chair, 

    If you are not member and would like to participate, select Join Us

Note the new page, 

Past Contest Albums,

that organizes the past albums in one place.

Current contest albums are available from the Events page drop down.

About Online Contests

PAPNM (artist, signature and master signature) members are invited to participate in any of several Online Contests.  

Out-of-State members are strongly encouraged to submit paintings to the contests.

General Requirements and Upload Instructions (please read this carefully before submitting; size restriction update added 4/12/21 and revised 11/29/21): Prospectus

General Requirements Summary:

  • painted "en plein air" outside
  • not painted in the studio from a study.
  • painted during the specified contest period - generally the current season and year
  • not under the guidance of an instructor. 

Paint and then Upload the ONE image: select the upcoming contest to the left and you will be directed to the album for uploading (or find the album in the menu below).

Vote: All PAPNM members -including Patrons-  will then vote for their favorite contest painting  The vote button will appear in the album during the voting period if logged on. Votes are tallied by the system. 

Members will receive emails announcing the start and the end of the voting period - as well as start and end of painting periods.


    Your painting will be part of the contest album and may be seen in other site albums/galleries. 

    Award/Prize: 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place Artists.

    Home Page Awards Slideshow: 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place.

    Social Media, Email Blast and Contest Album Announcements: 1st, 2nd, 3rd Place and Runners Up. 

    Contest Chair

    Select name to send message. Include PAPNM Contests in the subject line

    Mail information to:
    P. O. Box 20503
    Albuquerque, NM

    Mail Payments to: 
    PAPNM Treasurer
    P.O. Box 20503
    Albuquerque, NM

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