INTERNATIONAL juried online competition open to ALL artists 18+

National Oil and Acrylic Painters’ Society
“2018 Fall INTERNATIONAL ONLINE Exhibition”

Application Dates: June 30, 2018 to Nov 4, 2018 at midnight Pacific Time

prospectus about the event

The National Oil & Acrylic Painters’ Society (NOAPS) invites oil and acrylic painters from all across North America and International Artists to apply to our exhibit honoring the BEST in oil and acrylic painting. NOAPS has been showcasing the talents of oil and acrylic painters since 1991.

  • This is an INTERNATIONAL juried online competition open to ALL artists 18 years of age and older working in Oil and ACRYLIC medium.

  • 150 Artworks accepted into the show and eligible for awards

  • Current 2018 membership is NOT required before entering the Fall Online International. However, we do welcome your Membership. Click the Membership Link at

online awards

Best of Show: $1000

Second Place: $500

Third Place: $300

Best Landscape: $100.00

Best Still Life: $100.00

Best People: $100.00

Best Use of Light & Color: $100.00

Most Innovative: $100.00

Narrative Excellence: $100.00

Ten Non-Monetary: Award of Excellence Certificates.

Ten Non-Monetary: Merit Award Certificates

The TOP 150 artists will be given recognition on with Artist name, artist website link and image selected for this exhibit.

Awards in the On-Line International Exhibits do not apply for NOAPS Signature or Master Status.

artist eligibility

All NOAPS Members and Non-Members. This is an International Show and all countries welcome.

entry process

All entries will be submitted via Juried Art Service (JAS) JAS is a free service and provides a comprehensive ‘Help Menu’. NOAPS is also available to help with procedural problems.

  • Email: for assistance or use the ‘help menu’ on Juried Art Services

  • Digital files should be saved in universal.jpeg format for JAS entry and should be between 1400 pixels and 4000 pixels longest dimension at a resolution of 300PPI (pixels per inch)

  • Please note: After submitting an image(s) and making payment you can still go back to your submission at any time before the submission deadline and change the painting that has been submitted to a different painting.

terms & condition

  • Artwork must be original two dimensional with mediums limited to OIL and ACRYLIC paints

  • Completed in the last three (3) years

  • Not previously accepted in any other NOAPS National Exhibit or NOAPS Online Exhibition.

  • No Minimum or Maximum size

  • NOAPS is dedicated to exhibiting excellent works of fine art which promote the artist’s artistic ability, vision respect All artwork should be original and created from conception to completion by the artist. No mixed media, photography, digital and or other media, No painted giclee prints, or any other type of reproductions, no manipulated photos. No artwork copied from other artists work or published photos, or created in an instructional setting are eligible and creativity within the traditional art forms of oil and acrylic painting. In this

    • If you wish to sell the art entered, please price your art consistent with the established value of your work. Paintings do not have to be for sale.

    • Selected paintings will be showcased on, in the NOAPS Blog, and in NOAPS Social Media. By entering, entrants are consenting to a reproduction of their work used for promotion of the exhibit. You are confirming the work entered is your own and copyrighted images incorporated in your work have not been used.


    Current 2018 NOAPS membership is NOT required. However, we welcome your membership.

    To Join NOAPS click the link here:


    The fee to enter is $30 for the first image and $10 for each additional image

    up to a MAXIMUM OF 5 IMAGES.

    • Example: maximum of five (5) entries= $70 (US Currency)

    awards judge

    Patricia Tribastone

    Patricia paints in oil and is a Master Pastel member of the Pastel Society of America, a Master Circle recipient from the International Association of Pastel Societies, a Signature member of NOAPS, a juried member of the Salmagundi Club of New York City and the International Guild of Realism. She has won numerous national awards, including Best of Show at the Northeast National Pastel Exhibit (2014), the Diane Bernhard Gold Medal award at the Pastel Society of America (2013) and First Place in the Oil Division at the Hilton Head Biennial (2013). Her work has been published in several national publications including American Artist Magazine and the Pastel Journal. She serves as a Board Member for NOAPS in the capacity of Blog Director/Publicity Committee. Patricia has juried exhibitions on both the local and national level. She currently teaches oil and pastel painting in Canandaigua, NY where she also maintains a gallery/studio.

    selection process

    Each entry is reviewed and scored by an independent jury panel. The Jurying panel will consist of a minimum of 5 NOAPS Master Artists or Signature Members. The panel selects paintings for the exhibit based on the quality and individual mastery of the medium.

    IMPORTANT: Jurors in the panel make selections based on the image entered. Make sure the image depicts a true

    representation of the painting. Images that are not displayed right side up will not be juried. Jurors score the image only and do not see any information about the artist

    selection notification

    Artists selected for the Exhibition will be notified by email from Juried Art Services. An up to date email address is essential for notification.


    All Selected work (150 paintings) will be posted on to promote sales. Requests relating to artist’s information or sales will be forwarded to the artist.


    Applications Dates: June 2018 at midnight Pacific Time 30th 2018 to November 4th

    Deadline: November 4th 2018 Notification: December 6th