2020 - ART in Your Garden - A Competition - Guidelines

WHAT IS      ART In Your Garden?


You created it, from any imaginable material, to express any sentiment in your heart!


It can be shocking or funny, cute or ugly. It can be old or new, big or small. 


It’s in your yard, on your patio, perched on a fence around your garden.

It’s Art in Your Garden!  (And if you don't have a garden, something on your balcony or windowsill works.)

We are in Monson, MA . . . . but with the joys of the internet, you can be anywhere . . . 

Worldwide entries welcome.


First Prize       - $100       (Sponsored by B&B Landscaping, Monson, MA)

Second Prize -   $50        (Sponsored by Monson Savings Bank, Monson, MA)

Third Prize     -   $25        (Sponsored by Randall's Farm and Greenhouse, Ludlow, MA)


Green Ribbon Special Prizes! 

  • Farthest Away (Come on you 28 inhabitants of Île Amsterdam)

  • Most Beautiful

  • Most Original

  • Funniest



The Competition is now OPEN!

The closing date is July 31st.   

The entries will be judged shortly thereafter.

Enter on line or download an entry form and mail it in.     

Make your artwork. 

Original Art, as well as artistic arrangements of objects found, bought, ‘acquired’  or made, constitutes ART.

You may enter up to 2 pieces for the $15 entry fee. (Enter twice, if you wish to enter 3 or 4 pieces).

When completed, take up to 3 images (.jpg format - less than 4Mb each please) and e-mail to artshows@monsonartscouncil.org

Include your name the same one used on your entry form), so that we may match your entry to your images.

Entries will be placed in our Online Gallery soon after they are entered & will be exhibited on MAC Facebook and Instagram pages.

Entry Forms:
Complete the Online Entry Form 
or Download a paper entry form and mail it in.

Although we ask for a Title for your artwork on the entry forms, you can change it when you actually send in your images.  No problem.


Don't forget to e-mail your images tartshows@monsonartscouncil.org  (.jpg format - less than 4Mb each please)

Pay your $15 entry fee

Pay by Credit Card / PayPal (used PayPal button for either)

or check made out to Monson Arts Council and mail to:
MAC - AIYA, c/o Tim Denney,  94 Lakeside Drive, Monson MA 01057

$15 via Credit Card / PayPal

Enjoy viewing the entries
See them shortly after they are submitted in our virtual Online Gallery, and on the MAC 
Facebook and Instagram pages.


The Online Gallery is Open Now and will be through September 15th! 

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Prize winners:

Our judge will be Bill Dominick.
Bill serves on the board of the Monson Historical Society, the Replanting Monson Tree Committee, and is a keen gardener.


The selected prize winners will be posted as soon as the judging is completed.  Bill's decision will be final.

Watch this space!

Thank You to Our Sponsors!
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P. O. Box 306

Monson, MA 01057

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