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St. Jude

TSAS &               proudly partner & present


Accepting Submissions November 20-December 25

A quick message from...


Hello Artists!


What is Winter around the world?

Winter Around The World is a seasonal art competition & online gallery for artists at all stages in their career with purpose of competing & displaying artworks for a cause. ALL entries will be displayed and credited in our online Winter Gallery through December 25-Feb 28. 20% of proceeds will be donated to St. Jude cancer research.

From all submitted artworks, a Top 10 will be chosen January 1st by judges, Adalea Howell and Kevork Festkjian. From the selected 10, a winner will be crowned by public vote right here on our website! Voting will take place from December January 1-5. We will give smaller prizes and awards for runner-ups.

Reflect your unique holiday traditions, winter-scene or culture around this szn.

Winner will be announced January 5.


Time until top artist are announced on Jan 1st, 5PM Central


The first place winner receives:

  • A $250 VISA E-gift card

  • A one-on-one zoom mentor session with an expert in your field

  • Automatic admission to one of our gallery events or exhibit of your choice

  • A featured about-the-artist page on our website

  • Winter Art King/Queen certificate


If you don't win... 

The Top 10 will all receive a featured section in our email newsletters and a featured section on the website. We will have smaller awards and prizes for runner-ups and "best in category".   ALL entry art works will be displayed in our Online Winter Gallery from December 25-Feb 1 , each artwork will be credited to that artist.

If you win....

Rules and Need-to-Knows

  • Art is judged by originality, creativity, representation of theme and quality  of each piece. 

  • All work entered must be created by the submitter. 

  • Contestants can enter as many pieces as they desire.

  • A $10 Entry Fee is charged per submission as we raise money  for St. Jude cancer treatment, 20% of all proceeds will donated to cancer research, another 20% will be donated to The Artist Fund .  Payment from contestants enables The Sandbar Art Studio to provide valuable prizes to winners each year, price includes TWO MONTHS of representation in our gallery to ALL submitters.

  • No hateful messages in your art. Nudity is acceptable. 

  • Art submissions from all countries and ages are accepted. We do not discriminate. 

  • Payments secured through Wix Payments, complying with Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS)

  • All information entered is confidential and secured through Wix, it is only used to contact contestants about status of their submissions and to mail winners the prizes. No information is used for solicitation purposes.