Canvas Artist Series Contest2014 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 welcomes art students in the 50 United States and D.C. to submit their artistic interpretation of the varietal characteristics of Canvas Wines: Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, 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.

The submission period of the Canvas Artist Series has closed. Please stay tuned as we will be announcing the finalists for public voting shortly.

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Submission Period

October 1 - December 15, 2014
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.


Public Voting

January 5 - 31, 2015
The top 4 finalists, 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 the below Canvas Wines.

Cabernet Sauvignon Cedar, tobacco, rich dark fruit, and hints of oak and spice
Pinot Noir Aromas of vivid red fruit with hints of spice and oak
Chardonnay Apple blossom and honeysuckle aromatics, rich orchard fruit flavors dominated by apple, pear, and toasty oak
Pinot Grigio Bright pale straw yellow, fruity and flowery fragrances reminiscent of the countryside in summer

2013 Winners

Winners of our 2013 competition submitted their original artwork in one of four varietal categories - Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Merlot, and Pinot Grigio. Every submission piece underwent a careful review process that included public voting. Each winner received a $5,000 scholarship and had their artwork featured as a label on a special bottling of Canvas Wines.

Cabernet Sauvignon
Gemma Gene
Columbia University,
New York, NY
Nina Palumbo
American Academy of Art,
Chicago, IL
Micael Butial
The Art Institute of California,
San Francisco, CA
Pinot Grigio
Jordan Scott
American Academy of Art,
Chicago, IL

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