From IALHA – “We are delighted to once again be offering our popular art contest, where artists from around the globe compete to have their Andalusian / Lusitano themed creative work chosen as the official art of the 2016 International and Lusitano Horse Association National Championship Show. Entry Closing Date: April 30, 2016

  • Artists will submit photos and details of original or high quality prints of artwork representing the Andalusian and/or Lusitano horse. Up to 2 works may be submitted by the artist.
  • All art will be placed on a unique, highly visible page of the org website, and / or the IALHA FB until the National Show is over.
  • IALHA Show Committee and Board of Directors will select the artwork to be imprinted on apparel, posters, advertising and merchandise ongoing, as a representation of IALHA
  • Art and artists will be showcased online, on IALHA.org, and/or on the IALHA Facebook

What will the Selected Artist Win?

  • The selected art will be featured on our 2016 IALHA National Show program, IALHA show apparel, posters and other merchandise. Thousands of mobile advertising oppportunities!
  • A short article will be placed in The Iberian Horse magazine with photo of the winning art.
  • Art will be featured in the International Andalusian & Lusitano Horse Association Art website.
  • The winning art (original or sizable print) will be on display during the 2016 National Championships and auctioned in our IALHA Silent Auction 2016. IALHA will be responsible for shipping to the venue.
  • The artist will win a free 10 x 10 booth space at the 2016 IALHA Nationals vendor area. This is a $500 value. The booth will include the winning artwork as well as other art and marketing provided by the artist. If the artist is not available to attend, we will display the winning work in the IALHA Booth.
  • The IALHA 2016 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP SHOW will be held September 13-18, 2016 at The Salt Lake County Equestrian Park, 2100 W 11400 S South Jordan, Utah 84095!

Rules:

  • Original artwork or a signed print of the original, will qualify, medium of choice.
  • Digital photograph of the original art must be submitted to Auction@IALHA.org
  • All artists must sign this agreement giving IALHA permission to use images of the art in a variety of promotional purposes.
  • Art for 2016 Show program cover will be selected by the IALHA Board of Directors.
  • Final winning art selection will be announced in May, 2016, posted on Facebook, website and the winning artist will be notified.
  • Photos: At least two (below), and up to 4 photos of each entry may be submitted.
    • A high resolution digital photo (500 kb or larger) of the art
    • A digital photo of the artist taken with the art
  • An artist bio of 200 or fewer words must accompany the entry.
  • The winning artwork will be auctioned in our IALHA Silent Auction, and all proceeds will go to IALHA. To enter, please download, complete, and email us your entry form.

Entry forms can be found at the following links:IALHA Art Contest for 2016 National Show (MS Word version). IALHA Art Contest for 2016 National Show (PDF version)