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Competition Rules: The Moth Art Prize 2017
 

Closing date for receipt of entries is 31 May 2017.
It’s not a requirement, but we strongly advise you to purchase a copy of The Moth.
Entries must consist of high resolution images of 5–10 pieces of work.
Postal entries will not be returned.
No corrections can be made after receipt, or fees refunded.
 
Entry
The work must be figurative or representational in style. 
Paintings, drawings (including mixed media) and original prints will be accepted.
A portfolio should consist of images of 5–10 pieces of your original artwork.
You can submit your portfolio along with an entry form to mothartprize@themothmagazine.com.
Alternatively, you can submit your portfolio by post (along with an entry form) to: The Moth, Ardan Grange, Milltown, Belturbet, Co. Cavan, Ireland.
You can enter more than one portfolio.
Original artworks should not be sent to The Moth.
 
Eligibility
The Prize is open to anyone worldwide over the age of 16.
Entries must be entirely the work of the entrant.
 
Fees
Entry fee is €20 per portfolio of 5–10 works 
Online payment should be made to mothartprize@themothmagazine.com via PayPal.
Cheques and money orders should be made payable to ‘The Moth Magazine Ltd.’, with the sender’s name and address on the back.
Postal entries can also be paid in cash (either in US dollars, Sterling or Euros at the current exchange rate).
 
Receipt of entry
Enclose a stamped addressed postcard marked ‘ACKNOWLEDGEMENT’ if you require acknowledgement of receipt of your postal entry (include international reply coupon if entering from overseas).
Online entries are confirmed by the email receipt of your payment to PayPal.
  
Copyright
Worldwide copyright of each entry remains with the artist, but The Moth will have the unrestricted right to print some or all of the winning artwork in a future issue of The Moth and any relevant promotional material.
  
Judging
The judges’ decision is final and no individual correspondence can be entered into.
 
Prize
A two-week stay at The Moth Retreat (which comprises a studio and kitchen/living area on the ground floor and a bedroom and bathroom on the first floor) & a €1,000 travel stipend.
The accommodation is self-catered.
The winner can choose when they would like to reside at the studio (subject to availability).    
     
Prizewinner
The winner will be notified by 30 June 2017.
     
Entry implies acceptance of all the rules. Failure to comply with the entry requirements will result in disqualification.

Print ENTRY FORM, fill in and then post with fee and entry to:
 
The Moth Art Prize
The Moth
Ardan Grange
Milltown
Belturbet
Co. Cavan
Ireland
 or

email your entry to mothartprize@themothmagazine.com
 
Good luck!