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Submission Guidelines

Early Registration Discount: April 25, 2019
Exhibition Tour Registration: May 1, 2019
Final Artwork Submission: July 20, 2019
Global Online Exhibition: August 1, 2019
Final Artwork Submission: July 20, 2019
Early Registration Discount: April 25, 2019
Exhibition Tour Registration: May 1, 2019

International Talent Competition – 2019 Painting Contest

Impressions of the World accept the painting entries of all subjects, including Figurative, Landscape, Still Life, Portraiture, Historic Event, Religions, Plants and Animals that representing entrants' cultures, traditions, societies and countries.
$75 registration fee includes up to two entries for oil painting and two entries for Chinese painting/Lian Huan Hua.

$20 for each additional entry.
Western Painting Mediums:
Oil, Watercolor, Pastel
Chinese Painting Mediums:
Lian Huan Hua - Chinese brush painting, Chinese ink painting
All Submissions:

All entries must be original created by the persons submitting, and preferably produced within last three years. The entrants will be held responsible for any rights violations, disputes, including artworks, drawing, paintings, video footages, pictures, photos, portrait rights or any other intellectual property rights.

There is no size limitation for paintings. For shipping and transporting convenience, oversize paintings might not qualify for on-site exhibition, and might be denied for exhibition. Entrants would take a full responsibility for artwork shipping and transport to exhibitions and sales events.

Artworks can be uploaded through registration portal, or email ( or via Talent Page. The concept of creation, background, and artist’s bio with detail contact information must be submitted along with artworks.

All artworks, except for video, should be submitted in jpeg or tiff format. The file size should not exceed 15MB. File name format: artwork name-artist's full name-country name. Example: Sunset-JessicaSmith-USA (without space)

The committee will notify the artists about their qualifications for global online exhibition and sales. The semi-finalists will be notified for any additional on-site exhibitions or artwork sales. All finalists are qualified for Impressions of the World Exhibition Tour and private sales events.

All registered participants are qualified for Talent Week registration. Details of the post-competition activities and arrangements will be announced.

To secure exhibition tour and artwork sales events, the early registration and submission are highly desirable. The final western painting submission is due by July 20, 2019. Final Chinese painting submission is due by August 1, 2019

Young Artists (18 years old and younger)

Young artists and students, 18 years old and younger, can submit master copies of Renaissance Masters’ paintings. The lists of Renaissance artists and their sample works can be viewed at:

If more than 20 students from the same school, please contact your art teacher to request special group discount code from competition committee at

Learn more about the Artwork Guidelines