Call to Artists: Young Marine Artist Search

'Young Marine Artist Search' (YMAS) Southeastern Connecticut Regional Competition Call to Artists
The American Society of Marine Artists, a 500-member national association of painters, sculptors, collectors and scholars, interested in the promotion of marine art and maritime themed artworks, is sponsoring a regional competition for student-age (16-23) artists who show an interest in marine art. Works can be in any medium (drawing, painting, sculpture) and depict scenes of any type of body of water (ex: marsh, river, ocean), vessel (boats or ships) or marine life (fish, etc.). Awards in the form of art supply gift certificates ($100 first place; $50 second place and $25 third place) will be presented to the three winners, along with a one-year Student Membership in ASMA to the overall winner, whose work will then advance to the National Competition to be held in the Summer. $2,500 in scholarships are awarded in the annual National competition.Works will be judged by Mystic artist Russ
How to Enter
Open to High School and College Age Students (16 to 22)
Deadline to receive entries July 1, 2015
All entries must be original (created by the student from personal photos or imagination), any media will be
considered (paintings, sculpture, etc.). No copies (calendar or magazine art) will be accepted.
1. Take a digital picture of student’s artwork and save it as a jpeg. Up to two entries per student may be
2. Crop the image so that the entire artwork is visible without extraneous background or framing showing.
The saved image should represent the artwork exactly.
3. Image size should be 200 pixels per inch minimum. The file format must be jpeg (highest quality,
no compression).
4. Please title the jpeg accordingly: “StudentNameTitleofArtwork.jpeg”
5. Attach the image and include in the body of an e-mail (All information remains private):
Student’s or guardian’s name, age, mailing address, phone number, email; Title of artwork, size, and
medium; School name, school address, art teacher’s name and email
Send to :
Winners will be announced August 1, 2015.
Please contact Russ Kramer with any questions - or call (813) 748-6470