WASHINGTON, June 23, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Good news for artists: Online submissions at Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/ArtWalksAmerica/app/451684954848385/?ref=page_internal) or http://woobox.com/yntamo will now be accepted through July 4, 2016 as part of the 2016 Art Walk America (AWA) Contest. Winners will be announced on July 18th ahead of the launch of the Art Walk America app, which is designed to meet the needs and enrich the experiences of the 25 million Americans who attend thousands of art walks, gallery openings, and other art events every year. AWA is a product of its parent company, MOV!
The 2016 Art Walk America Contest is accepting one or more submissions from artists aged 13 and older in the following categories: oil painting; watercolor painting; acrylic painting; mixed media; sculpture; photography; fashion design; and graphic design. Awards will be made as follows: grand prize winner for the entire contest; a winner in each of the eight categories; and five honorable mentions per category.
There is no cost to compete in the 2016 AWA Contest. Prizes will be as follows: featured status at an art walk or gallery for the grand prize winner; one-month featured status on the AWA Web site for the eight category winners; and a free copy of the paid-version of the America Art Walk app for the honorable mentions. Live voting will take place on the 2016 AWA Contest Facebook site by artists who submit their work as well as members of the general public.
The Art Walk America Contest is the first major foray of MOV! ahead of the launch of the Art Walk America app. Late July is the new target window for the Art Walk America app, which is being expanded considerably from original plans, including the addition of hundreds of new art walks and art festivals across the nation.
MOV!, the parent company of Art Walk America, is the growing center of a number of new brands and services designed by artists for artists and those who appreciate the arts. MOV! products and services evoke strong responses from their users. MOV! will move you.
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