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Showdown: ARTPARIS

Welcome to Showdown, an online competition that gives artists from all over the world a chance to showcase their work and have it be judged by internationally acclaimed artists and curators.

Prizes

1st Place

Four winners will receive US $500 each.

2nd Place

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The 128 finalists are invited to display their winning artwork at the ARTPARIS Grand Palais 2011 in Paris, France from March 31, 2011 Ð April 3, 2011.

First Round: Curated + Community Voting


The first round consists of two parts: the community vote and the curated vote. Anyone with a valid Saatchi Art account is able to participate in the community vote. All valid entries will be randomly displayed an equal number of times during the community vote and each work will be voted on a scale of 1 (lowest) to 5 (highest). A total of 300 submissions will progress to the next round including:

  • 128 submissions with highest votes will progress

Second Round: Juried Voting


A jury, selected by Saatchi Art and led by Rebecca Wilson, Chief Curator at Saatchi Art, will review the 128 semi-finalists. Of those 300:

  • 30 submissions selected by our professional jury will move on to the final round

Final Round: Judge


A judge selected by Saatchi Art will select the winner and runner-up of our ARTPARIS.

  • Four winners will receive US $500 each.
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  • The 128 finalists are invited to display their winning artwork at the ARTPARIS Grand Palais 2011 in Paris, France from March 31, 2011 Ð April 3, 2011.
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  • Art must be in the style or category specified to be eligible.
  • Art must not have been submitted to a previous Showdown or any other Saatchi Art competition.
  • Must be an original work currently for sale on the Saatchi Art website.
  • The top ten original works must be exclusively for sale on Saatchi Art for 6 months following the end of the competition.

1st Place Showdown Winner

ARTPARIS | Awarded March 25th, 2011

2nd Place Showdown Winner

ARTPARIS | Awarded March 25th, 2011

3rd Place Showdown Winner

ARTPARIS | Awarded March 25th, 2011

4th Place Showdown Winner

ARTPARIS | Awarded March 25th, 2011

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