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Ready To Paint Your Town?

Art Make It Real's Paint Your Town art contest is a chance for your young artist to paint a favorite place and compete for a cash prize. Is there a local place your young artist would like to showcase?

Young artists will be grouped and judged by age:

  • Ages 6-8
  • Ages 9-11
  • Ages 12-15

From each group, judges will choose a first place winner who will receive $100, a second place winner who will receive $50, and a third place winner who will receive $25.

One entry per person.

Entering is free and entries must be received by November 2, 2017 at 8pm ET at our studios in Whitinsville. All entries must be accompanied by a completed registration form, which can be downloaded on this page.

** Associates of Art Make It Real and affiliates of any Paint Your Town sponsors and their family members are not eligible to enter **

Medium: watercolor, acrylics or oils.

Size: 11x14 (canvas or watercolor paper)

Stretched canvases and watercolor paper can be found at most arts and crafts stores (ie. Michaels, AC Moore). For your convenience, you can also purchase and pick them up at our downtown Whitinsville studio.

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Paint Your Town Art Contest - Rules And Regulations (continued from above)

  • Paint Your Town is an art contest designed to encourage young artists to appreciate the beauty all around us in New England.
  • The contest is open to children ages 6-15 who are residents of Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut.
  • Young artists will compete in the 3 age groups mentioned above. Cash prizes will be awarded as outlined above. Each winner must have an adult parent or legal guardian present when receiving their cash prize. Parents or legal guardians are responsible for any tax winning liabilities.
  • Participating artists acknowledge that all information presented on registration form is accurate to the best of their knowledge.
  • Artwork submitted must be original and created for this contest only - no copyrighted images accepted.
  • Participating artists and all paintings submitted may be photographed and/or videotaped by Art...Make It Real for promotional purpose without expectation of compensation.
  • Art...Make It Real reserves the right to accept or not accept any painting for exhibition.
  • Artists agree to bear all risk or expense for any loss, theft, or damage to their paintings or other personal property.
  • Artists agree to bear all risk and expense for any injury, regardless of cause, to themselves while at the Art...Make It Real studio or sponsor locations.
  • Artists indemnify and hold harmless Art...Make It Real, building owners, and sponsors from and against any claim, suit, action, liability or expense arising out of any matter which would result from exhibiting or using images of paintings for publicity. 
  • All submissions will remain at the Whitinsville Studio or sponsor locations until the conclusion of the Paint Your Town Community Art Show.
  • Paint Your Town Community Art Show date will be announced.
  • Winners will be notified ahead of time. Prizes will be awarded at the art show.
  • The date for artists to pick up their submissions will be announced. Submissions left beyond the pickup date may be forfeited.
  • As judging art is a subjective process, the decision of our panel of judges is final.
  • Judges will not be affiliated with Art ... Make It Real or Paint Your Town sponsors.
  • Art...Make It Real reserves the right to update rules and regulations of this contest without notice. Updated rules will be posted on this page (www.artmakeitreal.com).
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Have you seen last year's Paint Your Town Winners?

2016 Paint Your Town Winners HERE

See The Entire 2016 Gallery HERE


Take A Virtual Tour of Last Year's Art Show with the video below

Microsoft Word - Paint Your Town TILE.docx

Have you seen 2015's Paint Your Town Winners?

2015 Paint Your Town Winners HERE

See The Entire 2015 Gallery HERE


Take A Virtual Tour of Last Year's Art Show with the video below

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Art Make It Real is a fine arts studio in Whitinsville Massachusetts, serving The Blackstone Valley of MA and RI. Art Make It Real specializes in birthday parties, canvas painting, art classes and workshops and summer sessions.