the gritty details

 

Photography specifics

  • Image must be in JPEG, PNG, or TIFF format

  • At a minimum, submissions must be 2048x1536 (3 Megapixels)

  • Any device that takes pictures is acceptable

  • Include a title, caption, and explanation of your submission.

  • Your submission must be original content.

  • This also includes prior contests.

  • No nudity or profanity.

Top 20 submissions will be selected for review by the judges.

Judges will score photos based on adherence and appropriateness to theme, uniqueness of concept and clarity of expression.

Meet the Judges


Visual Art Specifics

  • Painting - oil/acrylic/watercolor paints on canvas framed on metal easel (no smaller than 11in on the shortest side)

  • Sketch drawing - graphite/charcoal/color/watercolor pencils on canvas or paper framed on metal easel (no smaller than 11in on the shortest side)

  • Sculpture - 3-dimensional representation using organic or inorganic materials permanently adhered or fastened together on pedestal (no smaller than 18in tall)

  • Graphic Design - a digitally created image projected on-screen (no fewer than ...pixels and submitted in jpg format

Judges will score visual art based on adherence and appropriateness to theme, uniqueness of concept and clarity of expression. They will be:


Short Stories Specifics

Judges will score stories based on adherence and appropriateness to theme, creativity and voice.

Meet the Judges