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How To Prepare for an Art Competition

April 7, 2018 @ 14:00 - 15:00


Matchbox Exhibition at Cedar Street Gallery 2017

Ever tried to enter or thought about entering one of your beautiful artworks into a competition but found the prospectus instructions confusing or difficult to follow?

Come to this lecture workshop to learn how to prepare digital files suitable for sending in for judging. We will also touch upon framing and presentation of artwork dos and don’ts. This event will be led by Dawn Yoshimura, IPAP sponsored by AHA (Association of Hawaii Artists) at the Gallery on the Pali at the First Unitarian Church of Honolulu at 2500 Pali Highway on Saturday April 7, 2018. Suggested donation of $5 to cover the costs to hold this educational opportunity will be collected at the event. Sign up for your spot on eventbrite.

Topics covered:
-taking photo of artwork
–editing to crop, adjust perspective, resize
-ethics of altering image for competition
-presentation and framing
–materials and hardware

For those who attended–here is the powerpoint presentation-view it with Notes on-so you can see my commentary.
HOWTO prepare for online submissions
Step by step instructions on how to do the editing tasks from our simulation game in Photoshop or ASCDee Photo Suite.
Photoshop and Photo Suite instructions


Association of Hawaii Artists


Gallery on the Pali
2500 Pali Highway
Honolulu, HI 96817 United States
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