The Marketer Art Competition 2021

#TMAC2021

Canada’s Official Art Competition is back.

Theme

No Specific Theme.

We loved the diverse set of of artworks we recieved in #TMAC2020, which were partly a result of no specific theme, and #TMAC2021 will be no different. We invite all interested artists to get creative and once again send their diverse, beautiful artworks.

Judge Panel

Daisy Williams

We are honored to announce that Award-winning artist Daisy Williams and the new Director of Art for The Marketer Magazine will once again provide her insightful critique and selection services for #TMAC2021. Learn more about Daisy here.

Linda Price-Bennett

Linda is an experienced art consultant, collector, and critic. She is very well-versed in the world of art of all forms, and frequently visits art galleries across Canada, USA, and Europe. Linda is a trained artist and has formally taught art at the college level. She is a member of Arts Consultants Canada / Consultants canadiens en arts (ACCA). Learn more about Linda here.

Linda Price-Bennett

Linda is an experienced art consultant, collector, and critic. She is very well-versed in the world of art of all forms, and frequently visits art galleries across Canada, USA, and Europe. Linda is a trained artist and has formally taught art at the college level. She is a member of Arts Consultants Canada / Consultants canadiens en arts (ACCA). Learn more about Linda here.

Awards

1st Prize

$1,000.00 Cash Prize and…

  • Featured on the Gallery Page as one of the Top 3 2021 The Marketer Artists of the Year for 5 years. 
  • Exposure to over 100,000 relevant internet users through our Social Media Advertising Campaigns.
  • Featured Interview & Article on The Marketer Magazine.
  • Everything in Special Merit.

2nd Prize

$750.00 Cash Prize and…

  • Featured on the Gallery Page as one of the Top 3 2021 The Marketer Artists of the Year for 5 years. 
  • Featured Interview & Article on The Marketer Magazine.
  • Everything in Special Merit.

3rd Prize

$250.00 Cash Prize and…

  • Featured on the Gallery Page as one of the Top 3 2021 The Marketer Artists of the Year for 5 years. 
  • Everything in Special Merit.


50 Special Merit Awards

50 Artists will receive the Special Merit Awards and…

  •  Artists will have their selected artwork featured on the #TMAC2021 Online Gallery for 5 years as Special Merit recipients.
  • If provided, Facebook and/or Instagram links will be added under every selected artwork
  • (Optional with absolutely no obligation)
    If authorized, Artwork photographs will be sent to our partners across Canada who may choose to rent or purchase your artwork.

50 Special Merit Awards

50 Artists will receive the Special Merit Awards and…

  •  Artists will have their selected artwork featured on the #TMAC2021 Online Gallery for 5 years as Special Merit recipients..
  • If provided, Facebook and/or Instagram links will be added under every selected artwork
  • (Optional with absolutely no obligation)
    If authorized, Artwork photographs will be sent to our partners across Canada who may choose to rent or purchase your artwork.

Rules & FAQ

1

Accepted Art Styles

2 Dimensional Visual Artwork using the following mediums: 
Acrylic, Oil, Pastel, Charchoal,
Graphite, Ink, Watercolor, Gouache, Casein, Colored Pencil

If your 2D medium is not listed, please send us an email to tmac2021@themarketer.cc

2

Age of Artwork?

Your artwork can be up to 5 years old. 

If you applied for #TMAC2020, you may not resubmit the same artwork.

3

Who can submit?

This competition is only for artists who are residents of Canada.

4

Submission Instructions

Click here for an example of what your submission photograph should look like.

  • Photo resolution: At-least 1000 x 1000 pixels. (Most modern smartphones are suitable to take a photograph.
  • Your photograph(s) must be a clear image of your artwork with no frame or background.
  • We reccomend you photograph your artwork in a well-lit area.
  • All Photograph files must have the name of your artwork (please see the example linked above).
  • You must include a short bio of up to 250 words that will be published to the #TMAC2021 online gallery should you be among the top 3 artists.

5

Deadline & Results

Application Deadline: December 28, 2021

Results Announcement: February 12, 2022

    Ready to Apply?

    Submission Instructions

    You may submit up to 2 artworks for $12.00 and up to 5 artworks for $25.00.