Uart Open 2017


The 2017 UArt Open


University Art invites you to enter our Ninth Annual Open Art Competition for Artists in Northern California

The University Art “UArt Open” is an annual art competition and exhibition held to promote the arts and to showcase outstanding work in a variety of media from artists all over the Bay Area and Sacramento.

Over $5,000 in cash and merchandise awards available.
1st Place $1,000, 2nd Place $750 and 3rd Place $500.
The Show will be divided into four main categories, plus an
Emerging Artist category:
Oil / Acrylic Watercolor Pastel / Drawing Mixed Media
(Pastel/Drawing category includes all dry media)

Merchandise Awards will be given to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place
winners in each of the four above mentioned categories.
The Emerging Artist category is open to students 14-18 years old.
The First, Second & Third Place winners will share over $1,000
In Merchandise Awards. Best of Show winners are not
eligible for category awards.

Thank you for your interest in the UArt Open 2017. We look forward to  having your entry and/or entries in our contest!

How to submit your entries to the UArt open.

  1. Click the following link to the UArt “Entry Thingy” website
    a.  If you entered our last contest, you may already be registered. If so, follow that link. Don’t worry if you’ve forgotten your password, they will assist you in finding or resetting it.
    b. If this is your first time submitting, fill in the form and click the ‘Signup’ button.
  2. Once you’ve registered, you will be sent to the submissions page.


Now you are ready to enter our contest. Simply follow the instructions for uploading your entry/entries one at a time. Once you’ve completed all of your entry uploads you will be given an opportunity to see how your submission will look to the judge. Check for any errors in title, size, medium etc. If all looks good click ‘submit.’ You will be directed to the payment page. The entry fee for one piece of art is $25.00, two pieces is $35.00 and for three the fee is $45.00.