NOVAS 2019: Call for entries

This annual competition and exhibit showcases a wide variety of high-quality art from around the country, bringing a national perspective to the community of Douglasville, located just 30 minutes west of Atlanta, Georgia.

Artists may submit up to 3 artworks of any medium. Every artist who submits an application to NOVAS is guaranteed to have at least one of their works on display and available for sale during the exhibit.

AWARD LEVELS
First Place: $500
Second Place: $250
Third Place: $150
Honorable Mention: $100

P.S. This is a helpful article about mistakes to avoid when applying to open entry competitions. It could help increase the chance that more of your work will get selected.


Please pay your entry fee below to complete your submission

NOVAS submission fee (due upon submission)
Artist name



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NOVAS 2018 award winners

First Place: Wax Thinker by Linda Lowery, Encaustic
Second Place: Harbor Seal by Pokey Park, Bronze Sculpture
Third Place: Collect Call by Ernie Hendrix, Watercolor
Honorable Mention: Light Designs by Stella Spyrou, Photography