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ENDANGERED Art4Apes Contest Announces Deadline Extension To Thursday, September 30, 2021. World Wide Call For Fine Art, Photography, Wearable Art. Youth Entries Are Free

The Rickie Report shares 2 Special Announcements about “ENDANGERED Art4Apes Fine Art & Photography Contest 2021!  The deadline has been extended to Thursday, September 30. Thanks to the generous sponsorship by Watkins PR, the Young Artists (Birthdays on or after October 1st, 2002) enter FREE! The Rickie Report shares sneak peeks of some new entries and all of the details. Educators – class submissions are welcome





D e a d l i n e     E x t e n s i o n!


Thursday, September 30, 2021

(midnight Pacific Time)









Fine Art & Photography Contest 2021



This global, juried, online art contest focuses attention on the plight of endangered/threatened species/habitats. The challenge is to interpret or reflect ENDANGERED through either:

  • Celebration of the beauty of endangered or threatened species/habitats


  • Illustration of the threats facing endangered species/habitats


Categories for Entry: Fine Art and Fine Art Photography




“In it Together” Oil painting by Gisela Pferdekamper ©2021 All Rights Reserved.



Each entry of a single image must be accompanied by a donation of $25 USD that goes directly to the Center for Great Apes



“Giraffe Family” Photograph © 2021 H. Allen Benowitz. All Rights Reserved


Cash prizes totaling $3,250 will be awarded in both Fine Art and Fine Art Photography categories.



Contest rules can be downloaded here.


~  Young    Artists   Contest ~



Young Artists (Birthdays on or after October 1, 2002) enter FREE thanks to generous sponsorship by Watkins PR.



Cash prizes totaling $500 USD will be awarded in the Young Artists Contest




People’s Choice Award $100

Best work featuring an ape or monkey $50 Best work featuring a big cat $50

Rising Star Awards for the best artists submitting 3 or more pieces of work: 4 additional social media posts, special certificate of merit, dedicated web page, and a feature in our monthly newsletter.

Every participant receives a certificate!


All entries will be shown on the Art4Apes website, social media, and will feature in our Online Exhibition from November to December 2021.



Contest rules can be downloaded here.




“African Elephant Rhapsody” © 2021 Petra Demas age 11 years. All Rights Reserved.


Online Exhibition:

November 1st – December 31st


We have developed an exciting virtual exhibition to run from November 1 to December 31, 2021. Prizewinners and Jury scores (and fit with the theme) will get the best positions for the full duration of the show. We will be able to feature EVERY entry as we will reserve an additional 25 places for a “rolling exhibition” so every piece will be featured for at least 5-7 days.

All pieces may be offered for sale (or not depending on preference).
This will be a wonderful opportunity to showcase the work of all entrants to the ENDANGERED Fine Art & Photography Contest.







Art4Apes wants to encourage those artists and photographers who are committed to and focused on using their talent to support wildlife and the environment. This program is designed to showcase their work and support their communication with audiences who appreciate their message.



The Virtual Artist in Residence Program is awarded monthly to the artist (or photographer) who has submitted 3 or more entries to the ENDANGERED Fine Art & Photography Contest 2021 and has been selected by the Curatorial Committee as best interpreting the aims of the Contest.


The successful Artist will be featured and promoted by Art4Apes for one month. Click for full details.



Help    the    Apes!




The ENDANGERED Fine Art & Photography Contest benefits CGA.

Entry fees go directly to CGA



Click to Enter Contest







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