ACA Awards – Art Design Consultants


ACA Awards

the best art contest for artists


Best of Show Award | Value $10,500

The Best of Show will receive $500 plus a one-year gallery contract with ADC.


Best of Show Runner-Up | Value $250

The Best of Show Runner will receive $250.


Purchase Awards | Value: $80,000+

ACA Partners make a dollar-value commitment for purchasing artwork from the Final Art Comes Alive Exhibit.


Gallery Contracts (21) | Value: $178,500

Given by some of the most prestigious galleries in the nation


Publishing Contracts (6) | Value: $30,000


Online Artist Gallery Contracts (4) for Blink Art Resource | Value: $2,080


One-Page Promotion (2 available) in Blink Art Resource | Value: $3,780


Two-Page Spread (1 available) Venue/Lead Magazine | Value: $10,000


One-year Internet promotion on ADC’s ACA site for ALL artists entering | Value: $8,500


Robin Imagining Scan and 10 prints of an artists' work (2) | Value: $1,500

Awards by Subject | Value: $700

Landscape Artist of the Year: $100
Still Life Artist of the Year: $100
Figurative Artist of the Year: $100
Abstract Artist of the Year: $100
Floral Artist of the Year: $100
Architectural Artist of the Year: $100
Nature Artist of the Year: $100


Awards by Medium | Value: $1,100

Watercolor Artist of the Year: $100
Printmaker of the Year: $100
Mixed Media Artist of the Year: $100
Painting Artist of the Year: $100
Digital Artist of the Year: $100
Illustrator or Pastel Artist of the Year: $100
Fine Craft Artist of the Year (includes fiber, jewelry, clay, etc.): $100
Sculptor of the Year: $100
Glass Artist of the Year: $100
Photographer of the Year: $100
Photographic Print of the Year: $100
Functional Artist of the Year: $100
*NEW AWARD* Video Artist of the Year: $100

Special Awards

Lifetime Achievement Award (Female and Male)
*NEW AWARD* Summit Artist of the Year (Female and Male)
Emerging Artist of the Year (Female and Male)

*NEW AWARD* International Artist Award (Female and Male) 

The international artist award does not require an application for consideration. 



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