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Call for Florida In Art Contest at Westshore Plaza

Arts Council of Hillsborough County Call for Artists

‘Florida in Art’ Contest, Holiday Makers Market Place at Westshore Plaza, Tampa

Your art work will be showcased in the Holiday Maker Market located in beautiful Westshore Plaza in Tampa, Florida. Your creations will be on display throughout the prime Holiday Shopping season in one of Tampa’s busiest holiday shopping destinations. A gallery opening will be held the weekend of November 23rd. All entries will be juried with the finalists moving on to the gallery show. Winners will be chosen by popular vote.

Call to artists: Participate in the contest with a 24”x 48” vertical sized canvas. Any mediums are acceptable; such as acrylics, photographs, collages and oils.

  • Theme: “Florida In Art” – Let your art tell us a Florida story. The color red is the twist. Include it as part of the story.
  • There will be a $1000 winner, by public vote.
  • Art exhibition: Nov 23 to Dec 23
  • Drop off painting Nov 21. Pick up by Dec 28.
  • You manage the sale of your painting. 70% for artist, 30% for your charity.
  • Email art submission to:

• $35, artist entry contest PayPal link:, Paypal receipt.
• waiver of liability form
• short bio (1-2 paragraphs)
• a link to your Website (or FB/Insta)
• 3 digital images
​​Stage 1 – depicting the beginning of your piece
​​Stage 2 – depicting the final stage of your piece
​​Stage 3 – image of you holding your art piece

Feel free to post your videos, time-lapse and clips on our Face Book page ( or link/hashtag #FloridainArt #floridamakersmarketatWestshorePlaza.


DEADLINE: October 15, 2018

Submitted by: Wendy Harding, Your Tampa Markets. The listing of this opportunity does not imply endorsement by the Arts Council of Hillsborough County. Please contact the organizer for more information.

This post expires on Tuesday October 16, 2018.