Saint Lucian artists have been presented with a unique opportunity to submit artwork to be displayed at St. Lucia’s newest boutique resort — Green Fig Resort & Spa.
By creating masterful paintings that marry St. Lucia’s natural beauty with the creative juices of its citizenry, three winners will receive monetary prizes ($1000 1st, $500 2nd, and $200 3rd), and selected art pieces will adorn the wall of a Guest room or be displayed in a public area of the resort.
Green Fig Resort and Spa Management, in conjunction with its Design and Architectural consultant Ms. Christy Collins (of the US-based firm Collins Design Ltd.) will evaluate and rank art pieces for recognition against all submissions.
The artwork submitted will become the property of Green Fig Resort & Spa, however, Green Fig Resort intends that all works deemed suitable for display be available for guests to purchase and take home with them.
The price for each canvas will be determined cooperatively by the artist and Green Fig Resort & Spa, with the lion’s share going to the artist when a painting is sold. Artists may be encouraged to continue providing works to the Resort on an ongoing basis, where Green Fig Resort & Spa will serve as an Art Gallery, providing the St. Lucian arts community at large a new outlet for displaying and selling their creations.
Artists are encouraged to visit and be inspired by the property, then submit canvases measuring 20” x 30” (51 x 76 cm) which will be provided by Green Fig Resort & Spa. The medium worked with maybe oil, watercolor, or mixed medium. There is an 11-color spectrum palette within which to work, as specified by GreenFig’s design consultant. These and other details will be shared with artists when picking up the canvas.
Note: participating artists are welcome to submit more than one painting for consideration.
Interested artists are asked to submit examples of their work electronically (email contact info and up to three images of your work to email@example.com) the return date deadline for all pieces eligible for cash awards is May 18, 2021.
The deadline for submission of all paintings to be judged extended: May 20, 2021. All paintings will be judged from May 22, 2021.