Art & Photography Contest Rules

To pay by check, send to:


c/o Russell Gayer

20053 Pug Gayer Road

Fayetteville, AR 72703


1)    You must be a member of Ozarks Writers League to enter any category. An entry fee of $15.00, if paid by check, or $15.50 if paid by Paypal or            credit card, must be paid by April 15th and may include as  many pieces as a Participant would like to enter, in any or all of the three categories            listed below. 

2)    Entries must be sent as a jpeg attachment to owlartcontest@gmail.com by April 15th. Include the following in the body of the email.


·     Name

·     Address

·     Phone number

·     Email address


3)    Participants may enter as many pieces of art or photography as they’d like, in any or all of three categories: Photography, Art, and Alternative              Art.

4)    Qualified judges will conduct blind judging. Decisions are final.

5)    Ribbons will be given for First, Second, and Third Place in each of the three categories: 

6)    A cash prize will also be awarded for the First, second, and third-Place winners in the three categories.


CATEGORY 1: Photography

The photos are not restricted to any theme.



Figure 1 Example



Includes watercolor, oil, pastels, pencil, acrylic, and any other form.



Figure 2 Example


CATEGORY 3: Alternative Art

Includes any and all other kinds of art: weaving, sewing, pottery, quilting, woodwork, crafts, etc.



Make sure jpegs of your art are clear with no visible signatures. For three-dimensional pieces, you may send more than one view.


Entries may be disqualified for not following the above rules.

2019 Annual

Art & Photography Contest Winners


Diana West won 1st Place in Photography and Best in Show.

Harold Pelton won 2nd and 3rd Place in Photography.

Rochelle Wisoff Fields Author-Artist swept the Art Category winning all three ribbons.

Ronda Del Boccio Author-Artist swept the Alternative Art Contest winning all three ribbons.

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