Hunting Art Prize Deadline November 30

Fellow artists!  You don’t want to miss this opportunity.  Did you know that The Hunting Art Prize is open to any Texas artist 18+ and offers a $50,000 cash prize for one fortunate artist?  It is absolutely free to enter, so why not?  Last year there were about 1500 entries, and 109 artists were selected as finalists and invited to show their work in a gala in Houston.  Several of the finalists sold their work at the gala, while others were approached by galleries or made other connections with artists and art dealers.

Two Frisco artists have been recognized as finalists in recent years. Jim Van Kirk (2011) and Misty Oliver-Foster  (2012).  Perhaps this could be your year!  Details below.

The call for entries for the 33rd annual Hunting Art Prize in which participants vie for a $50,000 award has now been issued to artists throughout Texas. The competition, which is sponsored by the international oil services company Hunting PLC, is considered historically the most generous annual award in North America for painting and drawing.

Eligibility The competition is open to artists who are legal Texas residents and at least 18 years of age or older by August 1, 2012. Artwork submitted for consideration must be a single two-dimensional painting or drawing not exceeding 72 inches on any side (including frame, if any).

Sign Up & Submission Artists must sign up using the electronic form at and upload one digital file representing their selected artwork. The digital file must be in JPEG format, no less than 1MB, and no greater than 2MB in size.  Deadline All entries must be submitted no later than midnight on Friday, November 30, 2012.

Questions? Email For further details on submission criteria, terms, and conditions, visit

About Hunting PLC Hunting PLC is an international oil services company providing support solutions to the world’s largest oil and gas concerns. Established in 1874, it is a fully listed public company, traded on the London Stock Exchange. For further information, visit

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