Mixed Media Excellence Awards


Winners will be notified by September 30, 2016.

We are looking for exceptional mixed media art that showcases a variety of techniques and materials in a truly unique way.

Think collage, painting, assemblage, stitch, printmaking, jewelry, art journaling, handmade books, and artful doodling. Your work can be flat or dimensional, as long as it incorporates a variety of media—and captures our imagination.

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One First Place Winner will receive:

  • $1,000 in cash
  • Their artwork published in Cloth Paper Scissors

One Second Place Winner will receive:

  • $500 in cash
  • Their artwork published in Cloth Paper Scissors

One Third Place Winner will receive:

  • $250 in cash
  • Their artwork published in Cloth Paper Scissors

Honorable Mentions will receive:

  • $50 towards a purchase at the Cloth Paper Scissors Shop
  • Their artwork published in Cloth Paper Scissors


How to Enter

  • You must enter online. All entries must be submitted as digital files. You may submit up to 3 digital images per entry. There is no limit to the number of entries you may submit.
  • Image requirements for entries: JPG files (Please try to keep the file size under 5 MB to ensure proper uploading). When entering online, the viewing screen & thumbnail which you will see during the entry process is for general reference only and does not reflect the image quality that will be viewed by jurors. The files that you attach is exactly as it will appear to the jurors.
  • All entrants should be prepared to be able to send a hi-resolution print-quality replacement file should their entry be among those selected as a winner. For publication these files should be 300 dpi when saved at approximately 8×10 inches (2400×3600 pixels), ideally, and 5×7 inches (1500×2100 pixels) at minimum. Winners will be asked to provide specific written information about their selected piece(s). This written information, in order to be accepted, will have to be provided electronically via e-mail. Winners will also be required to submit a high-resolution TIFF or JPG file (CMYK format/300dpi) for the work(s) to be published.
  • The competition is open to artists anywhere in the world*. All works must be original. Compositions based on published material or other artists’ work are NOT considered original and are not eligible. Employees of F+W, a Content and eCommerce Company, and their immediate families, are not eligible. Cloth Paper Scissors reserves the right to reject work deemed unsuitable for publication or that does not meet above criteria.
  • *Due to SEC restrictions we are unable to accept entries from Syria, Iran,Sudan or North Korea.
  • For more information visit our Preparing Your Entry Page or our FAQ page.

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