Select the calendar event -when available-for specific contest description. Log on to vote with the Register button when voting enabled. Note that the dates given here are the last dates of the contest, the date the voting ends.
BenefitsYour painting will remain part of the contest album until album is archived.
Award/Prize: 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place Artists.
Home Page Awards Slideshow for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place displayed for a year. Additional summary award pages have been created also and will include these favorites as well.
Social Media, Email Blast and Contest Album Announcements: 1st, 2nd, 3rd Place and Runners Up.
Select name to send message. Include PAPNM Contests in the subject line
About Online Contests
PAPNM (artist, signature and master signature) members are invited to participate in any of several Online Contests.
Online contests are generally held each season of the year, with season-specific themes. Click on any link to this year's upcoming contests in the Upcoming Contest section for information. Recent Past contest Albums and Favorites since 2019 may be found here:
Older Contest favorites may be found here:
If you wish to enter the contest and are not a member visit:
Out-of-State members are strongly encouraged to submit paintings to the contests.
General Requirements and Upload Instructions
Please read the prospectus carefully before submitting.
Note the new requirement to insert own name AFTER voting completed.
Summary - General Requirements:
Paint and then Upload ONE image: select the upcoming contest to the left and you will be directed to the album for uploading.
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.