3RD time competition « A PATH TO ART »

Winners of the A path to art contest
First prize experienced artist: Maude Tapin 
 Scene to soothe the spirit in a tumultuous time. 
 Title : For a moment of respite
 Format: 12 X 12 inches
 Medium : mixed media on Russian cherry
 Price : $850

Second Prize for Experienced Artist : Diane Cantin
 Title : Friendly meetings
 Format: 20 x 16 inches
 Medium : Oil
 Price : $1 070

First Prize for Emerging Artist: Chloé Dubreuil
 Friendship is an enduring chain. 
 Medium: acrylic 
 Format: 40 cm x 30 cm 
 Year of creation of the work 2021

 Second Prize for Emerging Artist: Mélanie Mercier
 Title: Run as fast as you can
 Format:30 X 40 inches
 Medium : mixed media oil on canvas 
 Price : $2 400

3RD time competition “A PATH TO ART”
for emerging artists and experienced artists
You must participate before May 1, 2022

If you have created an incredible work during 2021-2022 and you have trouble making yourself known, the 3rd time competition of “A path to Art” is a great opportunity to be recognized as an artist. It is also an opportunity to exhibit your works in an art gallery and showcase your talent. This art competition is open to artists working with all mediums and offers a boost to start an artistic career. Created by the Urbania Art Gallery in collaboration with DeSerres, this competition will select four artists who will have their work featured in a special web exhibition and exhibited at DeSerres.

Two categories : 

  1. Emerging Artist: No experience required;
  2. Experienced artist: At least one group or individual exhibition.

PARTICIPANTS : The competition is open to artists from Quebec, Canada and international.
One work per artist : All techniques, mediums and canvas will be accepted.
Creation date of work : 2021-2022
Maximum size of the work : 40 x 30 inches and less (square, rectangle or round)
Registration opening date : March 19th, 2022
Registration closing date : April 30, 2022 at midnight
Winners announcement date : May 10th, 2022
Criteria : 1. Technique used 2. Treatment of the subject 3. Emotion of the work

Only the finalists will be contacted in order to obtain rewards and to organize the promotion of their work.

Winners will be announced through social media and on websites of the Urbania Art Gallery and DeSerres.

Lots of prizes for winners : See summary table.

  • $ 1,400 in DeSerres gift cards (for each category: 1st prize $ 500 and second prize $ 200); For international artists, DeSerres products of equal value will be sent to you, taking into account your needs and the techniques used;
  • Gift coupon registration : DeSerres rebate of $ 15 of purchase $150 .
  • Social media ads over 1,600,000 contacts (Google, Urbania art gallery website, Facebook groups and Facebook pages, Linkedin, YouTube and Instagram);
  • Virtual exhibition by the Urbania Art Gallery during May or
    June 2022;
  • Exhibition at DeSerres in the Urbania Art Gallery space (date of exhibition June 2022);
  • Integration in the Urbania team of artists : Works sold on the Urbania Art Gallery website according to the established contract (duration for 6 months);
  • Promotion of your artist portrait (virtual interview and artist page);
  • Honorary certificate for the winners of the competition;
  • News gift’s : Unlimited access to the Art x Terra professional career development training platform for artists and access to the support community for 1 year – Value of $ 249.

IMPORTANT! – To avoid any problems during registration, we recommend that you use Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome or Safari browsers.

Registration procedure:

  1. Like the Urbania Art Gallery Facebook or Instagram page;
  2. Pay the registration fee : $ 25 including taxes;
  3. Complete the short form (name, phone, email, information about the work : title, year of creation, format and medium) and upload a photo of the work;
  4. Gift coupon registration : DeSerres rebate of $ 15 discount for purchase $150. See coupon details.

We thank you for your participation and we wish you all good luck!

If you want to become a Zone DeSerres member https://www.deserres.ca/fr/creation-compte-zone

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Thank you very much and we look forward to working with you for the rest of the exhibitions.

Responsable for the competition

Urbania Art Gallery

Phone. : 418-999-9862



Any dispute regarding the organization or conduct of a publicity contest may be submitted to the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux for a ruling. A dispute regarding the awarding of a prize may be submitted to the Régie only for the purpose of intervention for try to fix it.