Behind The Mask Art Competition

Cash Prizes, Exhibition, & Promotion

Are you an artist or photographer captivated by the intricate layers of identity and the stories hidden behind the masks we wear? Do you have a special way of seeing and expressing the reality beneath the surface? Here’s your chance to shine in the Behind the Masks Art Competition at Ten Moir Gallery!

Submission Deadline: May 15, 2024

Why Participate? The Best in Show award comes with a $150 cash prize, a solo exhibition to showcase your winning artwork, and extensive promotion to elevate your profile in the art world. Plus, you qualify for a complementary entry for the Blu Sky Artist Award, offering a chance to win an impressive $500!

Open to All Artists and Mediums: Whether you wield a paintbrush, charcoal, or camera, this competition celebrates the diversity of artistic expression.

Additional Prizes for Top Entries:

  • 1st, 2nd, 3rd Place Winners: Artist Profile page, Dedicated social media post, and inclusion in the online exhibition.
  • Honorable Mentions: Included in the online exhibition and artist spotlight on our social media channels.
  • Finalists: Featured in the online exhibition and highlighted in a collective social media post.

Join a carefully curated ensemble of fellow artists, and witness your creations presented in a polished manner while increasing your visibility to a worldwide audience. Keep 100% of your sales, with any inquiries or requests going directly to you.

Are you ready to elevate your art and share your voice with the world? Don’t miss this exclusive opportunity to participate in Ten Moir Gallery’s online art competition and exhibitions.

 Important Dates:

Submission Deadline: May 15th, 2024

Artist notification: May 22 -24 2024

Exhibition Date: May 25th, 2024

Theme: We invite artists and photographers to delve into the complexities of unmasking hidden realities, celebrating the diverse ways we express and conceal our true selves.

Media: All creators from around the world working in 2D & 3D mediums are invited to enter. This includes: Paintings, Photography, Digital, Sculpture, Crafts, and Mixed Media.

Deadline: May 15th, 2024

Fees: $18 for 2 images

Additional Information

Selected artists will receive a professionally designed digital certificate to commemorate their participation, adding an extra layer of prestige to your artistic achievements. Additionally, we’ll give you a social media shout-out to our growing audience, further enhancing your visibility in the art community.


Judging Criteria 

Our judging criteria are designed to evaluate artworks comprehensively, ensuring a fair and insightful assessment. Artwork will be judged based on: Craftsmanship, Presentation, Interpretation of the theme, Composition, Creativity, and Technical Skill. 

Image Format:

File should be in this format:  

Artist Name – Artwork title

( i.e. John Smith – Red Horse 1)

Jpeg, Jpg, PNG only:  5 MB max. per image

Professional Presentation: No watermarks, frames, or backgrounds. 

How to Enter:

  1. Prepare your high-quality images of your artworks.
  2. Complete the entry form with your details.
  3. Upload images that best represent the contest theme.
  4. Pay the entry fee of $18 for 2 images.
  5. Confirmation email will be sent once completed.

Terms & Conditions

Before you submit your artwork to our competition, please read and agree to the following terms and conditions:

  • The copyright of all submitted artworks remains with the respective artists. By submitting your work, you grant Ten Moir Gallery the right to display and promote your art on our platform.
  • Submitted images may be used for promotional and marketing purposes by Ten Moir Gallery. This includes, but is not limited to, social media posts, newsletters, and online advertisements.
  • Artworks selected for the competition will be displayed on our website ( during the competition period. The display may continue in our archived galleries even after the competition concludes.
  • Ten Moir Gallery is committed to giving artists due credit. Your name, artwork title, and a link to your provided website or social media will accompany the display of your work.
  • Artworks that contain explicit or offensive content will not be accepted. Ten Moir Gallery reserves the right to disqualify and remove any such submissions.
  • Entry fees are non-refundable. Please ensure the accuracy of your submission before completing the payment process.
  • Decisions made by our jury panel are final. The judging process is conducted objectively, and no correspondence will be entered into regarding the outcome.

By submitting your artwork to Ten Moir Gallery, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agreed to these terms and conditions. We appreciate your participation and wish you the best of luck in the competition.

Thank you for choosing Ten Moir Gallery as the platform to showcase your artistic talent.