Discover the vibrant and diverse art scene of Cincinnati through an exciting art contest that welcomes participants of all ages.

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Art Contest for all ages- A deeper look into Cincinnati, best eye art.

Art contests are a great way to showcase creativity and talent while connecting with the local community. In Cincinnati, one such contest that has gained immense popularity is the Eye Art Contest. Bringing together artists of all ages, this contest invites participants to explore the city through their artwork, specifically focusing on eye art. Let’s take a closer look at this exciting event and how you can get involved.

The Eye Art Contest encourages participants to explore Cincinnati in a fun and interactive way. Through their artwork, artists can delve into the city’s rich history, vibrant culture, and diverse communities. It’s a chance to connect with the spirit of Cincinnati and showcase the beauty that lies within and around it.

Top 10 Winners Will Be Invited to Evolution Creative’s 30 Year Anniversary Party

The Eye Art Contest not only celebrates individual talent but also recognizes the achievements of the top ten winners. These artists will receive a special invitation to Evolution Creative’s 30-year anniversary party, where they can connect with fellow artists, industry professionals, vendors and members of the community. It’s a fantastic opportunity to network, learn, and celebrate their artistic accomplishments.

How to Enter
Contest Rules
Organizations to Partner with
Artwork Content Guidelines 
Selection of Winners

Unleash Your Creativity – Enter the Art Contest!

If you have a passion for art and a love for Cincinnati, this is the perfect opportunity for you to express yourself. The Eye Art Contest encourages participants to create eye-catching artwork that captures the essence of the city. Whether you’re an amateur artist or a seasoned professional, this contest is open to all ages and skill levels.

Imagine standing in the heart of Cincinnati, surrounded by its vibrant culture and rich history. The city’s iconic landmarks, such as the Roebling Suspension Bridge and the Cincinnati Music Hall, serve as a constant source of inspiration for artists. The Eye Art Contest aims to showcase the unique perspectives and interpretations of these landmarks through the eyes of talented individuals like you.

As an artist, you have the power to bring Cincinnati to life on canvas or through any medium of your choice. Whether you prefer painting, drawing, sculpture, or digital art, this contest welcomes all forms of artistic expression. Let your imagination run wild and create a masterpiece that reflects your personal connection to the city.

A common misconception is that art is only for the talented few. However, the Eye Art Contest aims to break that stereotype by providing a platform for artists of all ages. Whether you’re a young aspiring artist or an older adult seeking to nurture your creativity, this contest welcomes everyone to unleash their inner artist.

The Eye Art Contest offers exciting prizes for the winners. Not only will the winning artworks be displayed on the side of Evolution Creative’s building in the heart of Cincinnati, but the winners will also receive recognition and exposure within the local art community. This contest serves as a launching pad for emerging artists to gain visibility and establish themselves in the art world.

So, what are you waiting for? Unleash your creativity and let your artistic voice be heard. Take this chance to create a masterpiece that captures the essence of Cincinnati and showcases your unique perspective. Join the Eye Art Contest today and be a part of a vibrant community of artists who are passionate about their craft and their city.

Contest Rules

Before diving into your artwork, it’s important to familiarize yourself with the contest rules. Make sure you take note of the submission deadlines, artwork guidelines, and any specific requirements outlined by the organizers. Paying attention to these details will ensure that your entry is considered for the competition.

Organizations to Partner With

The Eye Art Contest is not just an individual endeavor; it’s a collaborative effort that involves various organizations. Schools, non-profits, churches, and community organizations come together to support and promote this creative initiative. By partnering with these entities, the contest aims to inspire and engage artists from diverse backgrounds, nurturing a sense of community and inclusivity.

  • Cincinnati Public Schools
  • Non-profit organizations
    • Easter Seals
  • Church programs
  • Cincinnati Rec Centers

Artwork Content Guidelines 

  • Submissions must not contain obscenity, explicit sexual material, nudity, profanity, graphic violence, calls or incitement to violence, commercial solicitation or commercial promotion. Submissions must conform to local law and must not contain content or images that could be considered abusive, inflammatory, denigrating, or disrespectful to Evolution creative solutions or to any groups, individuals or institutions. Submissions must adhere both in appearance and in fact to the norms of civil discourse. In other words, the content of all submissions must be suitable for a global, public audience.
  • Contest Sponsors reserve the right to disqualify, at their sole and absolute discretion, any submission that does not adhere to these criteria and to the intent and substance of these Official Contest Rules.
  • Artwork cannot contain references to trademarked entities such as the NFL, NBA, NSL.

Selection of Winners

  • Judges: A panel of judges from Evolution creative solution will judge the entries. 
  • Judging Criteria: Artwork should explore the theme of ”Looking’ Good Cincinnati” by showcasing  the city’s rich history, vibrant culture, and diverse communities.   
  • Winners: Winner(s) will be contacted via e-mail at the e-mail address they provided for registration. The inability of Contest Sponsors to contact a potential winner may result in disqualification and/or selection of an alternate winner from among all remaining eligible submissions.

Winner will have artwork displayed on side of Evolution’s building

One remarkable aspect of the Eye Art Contest is the recognition given to the winners. The artist whose artwork emerges victorious will have the honor of having their masterpiece displayed on the side of the prestigious Evolution’s building. This serves as a testament to the talent and creativity of Cincinnati’s artists and their immense contribution to the cultural landscape of the city.

  • Artists of all ages and abilities are welcome to submit. Parental or legal guardian consent is required for all artists under the age of 18 on the date of submission. Contestants must be residents of the Greater Cincinnati area and must be U.S. citizens or lawful permanent residents.
  • The following individuals are not eligible to participate in the contest: Evolution creative solution employees, interns, vendors, contractors, and the immediate family members (defined as spouse, recognized partner, parent, child, sibling, and spouse or “step” of each) and those living in the same household of each such individual.

Liability and Rights

Contest Sponsors do not endorse any submissions or messages expressed therein, and Contest Sponsors expressly disclaim any and all liability in connection with the submitted photos, including disputes between collaborators related to a submission. The contest and its sponsors do not permit copyright-infringing activities or infringement of any other intellectual property rights, and Contest Sponsors reserve the right to remove and disqualify any submission they deem to be in violation of another party’s copyright or other intellectual property rights.Contestants retain sole ownership of their original work. The submission remains the intellectual property of the contestant, and the Contest Sponsors make no claim of copyright as to the work of any individual who enters the contest. Contestant specifically agrees to give the Contest Sponsors permission to use all content submitted for purposes of judging the contest. Finalists and/or winners will be required to grant Contest Sponsors, with proper attribution through whatever means they deem appropriate, a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sub-licensable and transferable license to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, and/or display the submission in any media formats and through any media channels in perpetuity in connection with the activities and operations of the contest.Contestant assumes sole responsibility for the contest submission and the material contained in it, and for any consequences of submitting or posting it.Contest Sponsors reserve the right at any time to verify the validity of entries and of contestants and to disqualify any contestant or entry deemed not in compliance with these Official Contest Rules. Contest Sponsors also reserve the right to request further documentation, at their sole and absolute discretion, to verify eligibility and compliance with these Official Contest Rules.Contest Sponsors reserve the right, at any time and in their sole discretion, to disqualify and/or deem ineligible any individual who they reasonably believe (i) has violated the Official Contest Rules; (ii) has violated the terms of use of platform, or (iii) is acting in a bad faith, or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other person.Contest Sponsors reserve the right to modify, suspend, terminate, or cancel the contest at their discretion for any reason.Contestant and his/her parent/legal guardian agree to indemnify and hold harmless Contest Sponsors, subsidiary and affiliated companies, officers, directors, employees, interns, and agents, from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debts, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney’s fees) arising from (i) violation of these Official Contest Rules; (ii) violation of any third party right, including without limitation any copyright, trademark, intellectual property, privacy, publicity, or other proprietary right in connection with the contest; or (iii) any claim that a contest submission caused any harm, including financial, to any third party. These indemnifications and hold harmless obligations will survive indefinitely beyond the conclusion of the contest.The conduct, judging, and awarding of prizes will be carried out in full compliance with applicable U.S. law and host country law. In the event of a conflict between U.S. law and host country law, U.S. law shall apply.Contest Sponsors assume no liability or responsibility for any loss or harm resulting from any user’s participation in or attempt to participate in the contest or ability or inability to upload, download, or otherwise access any information in connection with participating in the contest. Contest Sponsors assume no responsibility or liability for technical problems, or technical malfunctions arising in connection with the operation of the contest, including: hardware or software errors; faulty computer, telephone, cable, satellite, network, electronic, wireless or Internet connectivity, or other online communication problems; errors or limitations of any Internet service providers, servers, hosts or providers; garbled, jumbled or faulty data transmissions; failure of any email transmissions to be sent or received; lost, late, delayed or intercepted email transmissions; inaccessibility of the contest site in whole or in part for any reason; traffic congestion on the Internet or the contest site; unauthorized human or non-human intervention in the operation of the contest, including without limitation, unauthorized tampering, hacking, theft, virus, bugs, worms; or destruction of any aspect of the contest, or loss, miscount, misdirection, inaccessibility or unavailability of an email account used in connection with the contest.Use of contest site is at user’s own risk. Contest Sponsors are not responsible for any personal injury, property damage, or losses of any kind which may be sustained to computer equipment resulting from participation in the contest, use of the contest site or the downloading of information from the contest site. By participating in the contest, the contestant and the parents/legal guardians release Contest Sponsors from any and all claims arising from or relating to such contestant’s participation in the contest, whether directly or indirectly.