Ah, I'm a finalist. I can only enter competitions that don't require me to sell. Almost none of these around me.
"When talking about competitions and exhibitions dedicated to 21st
Century Realism, the International ARC Salon is the largest in the world
in terms of entries, and the most diverse in terms of categories and
international participation. This makes the International ARC Salon
Competition the most influential and far-reaching competition for
Contemporary Realism in the world, with over $130,000 in cash awards and
international recognition through partnerships with prestigious
magazines, galleries, and museums, with live exhibitions and a strong
I entered two paintings.
Semi-finalist for this one: