Art2Life International Juried Online Art Exhibition 2023
Please do not contact the juror or gallery directly about this exhibition. Contacting the juror or gallery directly may result in your submission being denied and no refund will be issued.
THE FOLLOWING OFFICIAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS (“OFFICIAL RULES”) APPLY TO THE “Art2Life International Juried Online Art Exhibition 2023” (THE “CONTEST”). ENTRY FEE OF $40 IS NON-REFUNDABLE. THE ODDS OF WINNING THE CONTEST DEPEND IN PART ON THE NUMBER OF ELIGIBLE ENTRIES RECEIVED. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW, OR WHERE SPONSOR IS UNABLE TO OBTAIN REGULATORY APPROVALS OR DETERMINES THAT ENTRANT IS INELIGIBLE, OR GENERALLY AT SPONSOR’S DISCRETION. This Contest is sponsored by Art2Life (“Sponsor”). Artist retains 100% of the proceeds from any sales of art featured in the art exhibition. Artist is responsible for managing all sales transactions and communications with potential buyer(s) that may derive from this exhibition. Artist retains full rights and copyrights to his/her artwork submitted, subject to the publicity rights described herein. Questions about the exhibition or the entry process should be emailed to email@example.com(Please do not contact the juror or gallery directly. This will result in disqualification and your entry fee will not be refunded.)
ENTRY PERIOD: The Contest commences at 12:00:01 PM (PDT) on June 27, 2023, and ends at 11:59:59 AM (PDT) on July 25, 2023. (the “Contest Period”). All entries must be received prior to the expiration of the Contest Period in accordance with the terms and conditions of these Official Rules, and any entries so received thereafter shall be null and void, and ineligible for the Contest. Entrants will be emailed the results of the jurying on August 25, 2023. Art2Life will not answer inquiries about the jurying results prior to this date. This juried exhibition will be hosted on the Art2Life website beginning August 29, 2023, and will be promoted through our social media channels.
ELIGIBILITY: This Contest is open to all artists 18 years of age or older at time of entry, submitting the entrant’s original work. Employees (and their immediate families) (i.e., parents, spouse, children, siblings, grandparents, step parents, step children and step siblings) of Sponsor, and any of their respective affiliated companies, sponsors, advertising agencies and third party fulfillment agencies are not eligible for the Contest.
HOW TO ENTER: In order to be entered into the Contest and become an eligible entrant (“Entrant”), Entrant must complete the following actions in accordance with the terms and conditions set forth herein prior to the conclusion of the Contest Period: (i) Pay an entry fee of $40.00 USD; (ii) Accept the Terms & Conditions; (iii) Once you have paid your entry fee, you will need to submit following information when you start the entry process: (a) Personal information including Name, Email, Phone, City, State, Country; (b) Website or Social Media Account (c) Art Submissions: Title of your work, Size, Medium, Year Created, Price (or NFS); and (d) Up to 3 Images saved as jpegs of Entrant’s original work. Please note, no resume or artist statement is required. This art exhibition will be online therefore there are no artwork size restrictions or shipping of artwork required.
SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS:The Submission must comply with the following requirements: Submissions must be the Entrant’s original work. This show is accepting only 2D mediums including painting, mixed media, collage, monoprints, monotypes, drawings and digital art. (The following mediums are not eligible for entry: sculpture, photographs, scanography, photograms, fabric art, assemblage.) For the purpose of the A2L Art Exhibition, digital art is defined as work made with digital technology. This includes images done completely on computer or hand-drawn images scanned into a computer and finished using a software program. Photography can only be considered if it is altered from its original image (this does not include minor adjustments to an image keeping the image likeness of the original in the process). Artwork submitted must have been created within the last 24 months.
GENERAL ENTRY TERMS AND CONDITIONS: All entries submitted in accordance with these Official Rules shall be hereinafter referred to as “Eligible Entries”. Entrants are limited to three entries per Entrant. If an Entrant uses multiple user accounts to submit more than one entry only the first entry will count. In the event of a dispute over who submitted, or shall be entitled to claim, the winning entry, the authorized account holder of the user account used to participate in the Contest at the actual time of entry, shall be deemed to be the Entrant. The authorized account holder is defined as the natural person who is assigned the applicable e-mail address or user credentials by an Internet access provider, IP-connected application, online service provider or other organization that is responsible for granting credentials or assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Any potential Prize Winner (as defined herein) may be requested to provide Sponsor with proof and other substantiating documentation that such person is the potential Prize Winner.
ENTRY CONDITIONS: By entering and/or participating in the Contest, each Entrant agrees: (a) that the Entrant submission is the Entrant’s original work. (b) to be bound by and comply with: (i) all of the terms and conditions set forth in these Official Rules; (ii) the interpretations of these Official Rules by the Judges (defined below) and by the decisions of the Judges, which are final in all matters relating to the Contest; and (iii) any other applicable terms and conditions promulgated by the Sponsor; and
(b) to release and hold Sponsor and their respective affiliates, and its respective agents, employees, officers, directors, successors and assigns, and any suppliers, licensors, donors, sponsors, operators, service providers, vendors, marketing partners and other affiliated parties in connection with the Contest (collectively, the “Sponsor Entities”) harmless against any and all claims, injury or damage arising out of or relating to participation in the Contest and/or use or misuse or redemption of any Prize (as defined herein), including, publicity rights, defamation, invasion of privacy, intellectual property and any other personal, proprietary or property rights of any party and/or any related cause of action. Further, Sponsor shall not be responsible for errors, omissions, interruptions, deletions, defects (in part or in whole), delays in operations, transmissions, theft, or destruction or unauthorized access to or alternations of any entry correspondence, transmissions or other materials in connection with the Contest. Any attempted submissions or entries in connection with the Contest that are lost, late, misdirected, incorrect, garbled, or incompletely received, for any reason, including, by reason of platform, hardware, software, browser, or network failure, malfunction, congestion, or incompatibility on any servers or otherwise shall not be counted or eligible for the Contest, as determined by Sponsor, in its sole and absolute discretion.
(d) to grant Art2Life a worldwide, irrevocable, sublicensable, non-exclusive, perpetual license as described in Section 10 to publish images of your artwork on the Art2Life website, the exhibition website and to use in Art2Life marketing materials, emails and social media channels in connection with the contest.
PRIZEWINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION: (a) Prize Winner Selection. Subject to the terms and conditions set forth in these Official Rules, there will be (4) prize winners selected from among all qualifying Entrants at the conclusion of the Contest Period (the “Prize Winner”) by the assigned juror. The Juror (the “Juror”) appointed by the Sponsor, shall judge all Eligible Entries received and determine the potential Prize Winners and the Juror’s sole and absolute discretion.
(b) Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to extend the Contest Period. Sponsor reserves the right to delay the announcement of any Prize Winner in its sole discretion. To the extent permitted by law, Sponsor disclaims any liability from, and Entrants, agree to waive any claims against Sponsor relating to the judging or awarding process. Sponsor reserves the right to select an alternate Prize Winner in the event that any potential Prize Winner fails to comply with these Official Rules.
PRIZE DESCRIPTION AND CONDITIONS: Subject to all of the terms set forth in these Official Rules, the prize for the Contest (the “Prize”) for the Prize Winners is (a) First Place $2,500; (b) Second Place $2,000; (c) Third Place $1,500; (d) Honorable Mention $500. The “Prize” will be paid in US dollars on or before September 5, 2023.
SUBMISSIONS/POSTINGS; RESTRICTIONS; LICENSE: (a) In order to promote, market and publicize the Contest, the Sponsor Entities and certain other related initiatives, entities and services, the Sponsor Entities require a license to use any and all information, materials, work product, concepts, files and content posted, made available or submitted in connection with each Entrant’s participation in the Contest, including each Entrant’s name (and likenesses), user names, biographical information and any other personal information together with each Submission (collectively, “Submissions/Postings”). By way of example and by no means limitation, the Postings/Submissions may be used in connection with Entrant lists, news feeds, emails, notifications, message boards, forums, blogs, blasts, online social community network profiles/groups/platforms, periodicals, magazines, news reports, websites, programming channels, broadcast and any other means of public display and performance, and other uses which may incorporate the Sponsor Entities and/or other affiliated parties' property and branding (including promotional materials such as banners, photos, logos, trademarks, audio-visual content, etc.) (collectively, the “Sponsor Materials”).
(b) Accordingly, each Entrant hereby expressly grants the Sponsor Entities a worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, fully-paid, non-exclusive, sublicensable and transferable right and license to use, reproduce, encode, store, copy, transmit, publish, post, broadcast, display, publicly perform, exhibit, modify and promote any and all Postings/Submissions in, on, through and in connection with any and all now known or hereafter devised, discovered or developed forms of media, products, platforms and services, without notice and without compensation, right of inspection, royalty, accounting, liability or obligation of any kind to any Entrant or any other third party in connection with this contest. The license granted expires as to the creation of new promotional material at the time the winner of the contest is announced. After the conclusion of the contest, the license is perpetual and irrevocable only as to those advertising and promotional materials, including on-line materials, already in existence at the time of the conclusion of the contest.
(c) All contents of the Postings, with the exception of any incorporated Sponsor Materials, must be completely original to each Entrant and must not have been taken or composed in whole or in part from any other source, including all graphical, audio-visual elements, imagery and artwork appearing in the Postings/Submissions, and must be free and clear of any liens or claims with respect to the use of the Postings/Submissions, and that such use will not give rise to any claims or infringement, invasion of privacy or publicity, or claims for any payment whatsoever including, but not limited to, claims for re-use fees or residuals.
(d) In addition, each Entrant agrees, confirms and represents to the Sponsor Entities that such Entrant has not engaged or taken part in (or induced or encouraged anyone else to do so) in any activity or conduct in connection with the Contest that: (i) is or may constitute a crime, unlawful or non-consensual activities (e.g., conduct that could lead to criminal prosecution), tortious conduct (e.g., conduct that could lead to civil prosecution) or the violation or infringement of the rights of any other party; or (ii) violates any of the terms or conditions of these Official Rules.
GENERAL TERMS:All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. Any violation of these Official Rules may result in disqualification. Sponsor reserves the right to reject any entries in the Contest or any Entrant’s activities associated therewith, in its sole and absolute discretion, including but not limited to if the Entrant violates these Official Rules, and/or any policies or guidelines established by Sponsor that govern Entrants’ participation in the Contest. Submissions not properly named or saved to the specifications required may not be accepted. IF THESE OFFICIAL RULES CONFLICT WITH OR OTHERWISE DIFFER FROM ANY PROMOTIONAL OR OTHER MATERIALS PUBLISHED OR MADE AVAILABLE IN CONNECTION WITH THE CONTEST, THESE OFFICIAL RULES SHALL CONTROL. The section headings in these Official Rules are for convenience only and are not to be considered in construing or interpreting these Official Rules. The terms “include,” “includes,” and “including,” whether or not capitalized, mean “include, but are not limited to,” “includes, but is not limited to,” and “including, but not limited to,” respectively and are to be construed as inclusive, not exclusive. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY AN ENTRANT SHALL BRING SUCH ENTRANT, INTO DISREPUTE (IN THE SPONSOR’S SOLE AND ABSOLUTE DISCRETION) SHALL RESULT IN SUCH ENTRANT’S DISQUALIFICATION FROM THE CONTEST.
Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, terminate or modify any transmission, term, condition or other activity, including in circumstances where same is not capable of completion as planned, whether by reason of infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, force majeure, technical failures of any sort or otherwise. In such circumstances, to the extent possible and at Sponsor’s sole discretion, Sponsor may endeavor to award the Prize in a fair and equitable manner among the Eligible Entries received, if any, that are unaffected by the problem. Sponsor is not responsible for errors in the administration or fulfillment of the Contest, including, mechanical, human, printing, distribution or production errors, and may modify or cancel the Contest for any reason or no reason in its sole and absolute discretion without liability or obligation. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for the incorrect or inaccurate posting of information whether caused by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest or by any human error which may occur in the processing of the Postings/Submissions, Eligible Entries, memberships, registrations or other correspondence or transmissions in connection with the Contest. Sponsor is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, applications, failure of any email or players on account of technical problems or traffic congestion or otherwise on the Internet or at any web site or application, or any combination thereof, including, any injury or damage to any Entrant’s or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participation in the Contest. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of any materials, administration of the Contest, or in the announcement of the Prize Winner. If, for any reason, any functionality or other aspect of the Contest is not capable of being offered and/or operated as planned, including, due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Contest, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole and absolute discretion to cancel, terminate, modify (e.g., time periods, alternate prizing, eligibility criteria, etc.) or suspend the Contest. All interpretations of these Official Rules and decisions by the Judges are final. No software-generated, robotic, programmed, script, macro or other automated online or text message entries are permitted and use thereof shall result in disqualification of all such entries. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole and absolute discretion to disqualify any Entrant or other party for any reason, including those it finds to (i) have tampered with the entry process or the operation of any technology associated therewith (or any component thereof); (ii) be acting in violation of these Official Rules or the spirit of the Contest; or (iii) be acting in a disruptive or unsportsmanlike manner, whether with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person or Entrant or other otherwise, or to have provided inaccurate information at any time during the Contest, including, on any entries or legal documents submitted in connection with the Contest or otherwise. Further, Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any Entrant whose conduct, in Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion, is deemed to be offensive, libelous, slanderous, inflammatory, or otherwise inappropriate or unsportsmanlike in any way for the Contest.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY INDIVIDUAL TO DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Entrants agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Sponsor Entities from any and all liability resulting or arising from Entrant’s acts or omissions in connection the Contest, to release all rights to bring any claim, action or proceeding against the Sponsor Entities from any and all liability resulting or arising from the Contest and hereby acknowledge that the Sponsor Entities have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the Prizes.
DISPUTES/GOVERNING LAW: Except where prohibited, as a condition of participating in the Contest, each Entrant agrees that any and all disputes which cannot be resolved between the parties, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Contest, or the Prizes awarded, or the determination of the Prize Winners shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances shall any Entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys' fees, other than Entrant’s actual out-pocket expenses (e.g., costs associated with entering the Contest), and each Entrant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased. All issues and questions, rights and obligations of each Entrant in connection with the Contest shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of California, U.S.A., without giving effect to the conflict of laws rules thereof and any matters or proceedings as set forth in these Official Rules, shall take place in the State of California, County of Marin. Sponsor and each Entrant waive rights to trial by jury in any action or proceeding instituted in connection with these Official Rules and/or the Contest.