Art & Soul of the Magic Valley wants #SCartists

$43,000 in cash prizes on the line in Idaho

In 2020 Art & Soul of the Magic Valley, the Northwest’s largest cash-prize awarding public-vote art contest, will celebrate its 10th anniversary. 

Taking place in Twin Falls, Idaho, this milestone anniversary will be April 10-25, 2020. Their dream is to have at least one artist enter for each of the 50 states. Who’s it going to be, #SCartists?

Featuring more than 300 artists from across the globe, Art & Soul of the Magic Valley is so much more than an art contest. It is an arts education/appreciation endeavor and we invite you to participate!

This unique art contest/arts awareness initiative welcomes all artists to compete for $43,000 in prize money. Grand Prize will receive $12,000, 2nd Place will win $6,000, 3rd Place get $3,000 and 4th Place will take home $1,500, while 17 Best in Show winners will receive $1,000 each.

Categories include:

  • Acrylic,
  • Ceramic,
  • Digital,
  • Drawing,
  • Fiber,
  • Glass,
  • Mixed Media,
  • Oil,
  • Photography,
  • Printmaking,
  • Quilt,
  • Sculpture: 3 ft and Under,
  • Sculpture: Over 3 ft,
  • Watermedia,
  • Wearable,
  • Woodwork,
  • and Uncategorized.

Art & Soul registration will close February 1, 2020. ​Fee for entry is $50 if entered by February 1, 2020 (an MVAC Artist membership is $25 and Art & Soul Entry Fee is $25).

Show prospectus and official rules are at

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