Call for entries – online competition – ART KUDOS

Entry Deadline: June 30, 2010

Art Kudos is an annual international juried competition that serves to recognize and honor excellence in the visual arts. Artists who are selected as finalists benefit from world-wide exposure in a year-long online exhibition ( and have the opportunity to win cash awards for their exemplary work.

A total of $4,500 will be awarded: Best of Show – $1,400; Second Place – $1100; Third Place – $750; Founder’s Award of Distinction – $500; (3) Merit Awards – $250 each.

Each year a distinguished art professional is chosen to serve as juror of awards and to ensure a diverse range of perspectives and expertise. We are very pleased to have Mitchell Albala serving as juror of awards for the 2010 exhibition. Mitchell Albala teaches landscape painting at the Gage Academy of Art in Seattle. A respected and dedicated teaching artist for more than 20 years, he is best known for his atmospheric and semi abstract landscapes of the Pacific Northwest and Alaska. He has lectured on Impressionism at the Seattle Art Museum and written about landscape painting for American Artist Magazine. He is also the author of Landscape Painting: Essential Concepts and Techniques for Plein Air and Studio Practice, published by Watson-Guptill in 2009. As a professional artist he exhibits his paintings nationally and is represented by Lisa Harris Gallery in Seattle.

The Art Kudos competition is sponsored by, a company that offers web-based services and resources for artists and arts organizations.

Prospectus (Rules & Guidelines) »

Entry Form »

Online Design Classes via Designboom

examining the origins of today’s
most common / popular design objects
and asking how we can improve them
or how they have been re-interpreted.

from its packaging to the surroundings in which it’s consumed and everything in between. this course gives you a good taste of design in the food sector…

youth and middle age are for fulfilling
desires and duties, when a person is spiritually ready, they allow the young to
replace them, in power positions. it means
the person spends more time in
philosophical pursuits and begin an inward
journey, a cultural practice of moving to greater truth.

lesson list online soon

enrollment for will be available
one month prior to course start date.
For more info check out the website here.