Eligibility

  • Contest open to entrants worldwide.
  • Participants must be at least 13 years of age as of January 7, 2022.
  • Participants must not appear on the ITA's Consolidated Screening List or be a resident of a country with which the U.S. Government prohibits business transactions.
  • Entries must be wholly the work of one individual (no group or team efforts).
  • Void where prohibited by law.

Entries

  • A participant may submit one entry for each listed hymn, up to a maximum of 16 total entries per individual.
  • All entries must be received by 12:01 pm Central Daylight Time on May 16, 2022.
  • All entries must include a signed entry form, indicating acceptance of these terms.
  • All submissions will be acknowledged.

Prizes

All prizes include the chance of publication, with the possibility of additional royalties. One set of prizes will be awarded per category:

Large Book Category

Large books are 8" square with 7 or 8 spreads. They must use traditional fine art media.

  • One grand prize: $3000
  • One second prize: $2000
  • One third prize: $1000
  • Five runners-up: $250 each

Small Book Category

Small books are approx. 6" square with 6 spreads.

  • One grand prize: $1000
  • One second prize: $750
  • One third prize: $500
  • Five runners-up: $100 each

Grant of Rights

  • All entrants grant Kloria Publishing an exclusive license to their artwork.
  • If an entry is not selected for publication, Kloria will release the associated license on or before December 31, 2022.
  • If an entry is selected for publication, Kloria will send a formal agreement narrowing the license scope and providing for supplemental royalties after a certain number of sales.

Students & Teachers

If an entrant is receiving art instruction and makes a winning submission, then his instructor will receive an additional cash prize, equal to 10% of the entrant's cash prize.

Judging

  • Judging will be conducted by a panel comprising the owners of Kloria Publishing.
  • Judges will follow the grading scales included in the downloadable guidelines.
  • Winners will be announced on or before June 30, 2022. Decision of the judges is final.