2021 Portrait Contest Applications Open

Artists participate in the final round of the portrait contest during ArtFields 2019.


Applications for the 2021 ArtFields Portrait Contest are officially open through March 5th, 2021.  Artists will compete for Best in Show and over $3,000 in cash prizes while painting live portraits. To apply, you’ll need basic contact information and a portfolio of work.. Click here to apply via ArtBooth through March 5.

The stakes are high with prizes awarded to the top 3 artists.  Prizes will be: $2,000 for 1st place, $1,000 for 2nd place, and $500 for 3rd place.

The ArtFields 2020 Portrait Contest is Saturday, April 24, 2021 from 1-5 pm at The Bean Market. Artists will compete to advance during 3 one-hour long rounds and have the opportunity to sell the portraits they complete. The theme for models will be healthcare heroes. If you know a nurse, doctor, pharmacist, technician, or any other medical/hospital staff that was vital to battling the COVID-19 pandemic, please email [email protected].

For questions, call Kyle C. Coleman at 843-374-0180.

Click here to apply!