2013 CANVAS ARTIST SERIES CONTEST
Win a $5,000 scholarship!
Hyatt Hotels and Resorts and Canvas Wines, inspired by a love for fine art, wish to inspire others to share their passion of art and wine with the Canvas Artist Series. Hyatt welcomed art students in the 50 United States and D.C. to submit their artistic interpretation of the varietal characteristics of Canvas Wines: Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Merlot and Pinot Grigio.
One winner for each varietal wine will receive a $5,000 scholarship and may have their artwork featured as a label on a special bottling of Canvas Wines.
VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITES!
Your vote will help decide the winner of each category. One winner for each varietal wine will receive $5,000 and may have their artwork featured as a label on a special bottling of Canvas Wines. The four Grand Prize winners will be chosen based on public voting and other criteria. Please vote for your favorite entry for each varietal category.
Voting will start 5:00pm ET on November 20. It will promptly close at 11:59p ET on December 15.
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September 9 - November 8, 2013
Create and submit your original artwork. All artwork must be 24" wide x 20" tall, in .jpg format, no larger than 2mb, and at least 72 dpi resolution.
November 20 - December 15
Top 3 finalists for each varietal, selected by an internal review panel, will be available for public vote to help select the final winner for each vareital category.
The Canvas Artist Series Contest is open to students 18 years and over enrolled in an accredited art program. Some areas of this site are restricted to visitors 21 years of age or over.
Artwork must reflect the contestant's artistic interpretation of the varietal characteristics of one of Canvas Wines.
|Cabernet Sauvignon||Cedar, tobacco, rich dark fruit, and hints of oak and spice.|
|Merlot||Pure fruit, toasty spice and rich, ripe tannins.|
|Chardonnay||Pure fruit and toasty oak.|
|Pinot Grigio||Crisp flavors, lemon zest, and hints of nutmeg and lavender.|
Winners of our 2012 competition submitted their original artwork in one of three varietal categories - Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Chardonnay. Every submission piece underwent a careful review process that included public voting.
Our three winners each received an art scholarship in the amount of $5000 and saw their work transformed into bottle labels for Canvas wine. Katelyn Comeau, as student at Massachusetts College of Art in Boston, MA , won the Cabernet Sauvignon category; Christian Gordon, a student at American Academy of Art in Chicago, IL won for Merlot; and Alexandra Grahame, a student at Massachusetts College of Art & Design in Boston, MA, won for Chardonnay.
Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA
American Academy of Art, Chicago, IL
Massachusetts College of Art & Design, Boston, MA
Three winners attended the awards event in Chicago at the Hyatt Regency on April 17, 2013.
For complete information and details about the artwork size and submission requirements, please see the contest rules available via the link below. See section 3.
Have more questions about the Canvas Artist Series? Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.