ManneqART, Inc. is a registered US 501c3 Non-Profit Organization for the benefit of arts and education in the arts. To submit an entry, include your registration fee and all required materials by March 31–the early bird deadline or by May 15–the final deadline ($50 regular/$35 student). Your registration entitles you to one copy of the ManneqART Calendar. Submission fees cannot be refunded. A single submission fee covers only one submission (a single piece of artwork). Multiple submissions per artist or team need to be filed separately.

Any winnings received will be entrusted to the primary artist named on the application form(s). ManneqART is not responsible for allocating monetary or in-kind awards to multiple artists working on the same section of the Competition.


Applicants must create original designs and concepts (“Artwork,” “Submission,” or “Entry”). Any form of plagiarism will ensure automatic rejection from the Competition.

Entries must comply with standard copyright guidelines and not infringe on the intellectual property rights of others. While taking inspiration from outside sources is encouraged, your ManneqART Artwork must stand on its own as a unique and individual entity.

Entries must not include trademarked elements. Entries featuring brand names, logos or any other form of corporate branding will not be accepted.

By submitting an Entry, Applicant acknowledges acceptance of the Terms and Conditions, Privacy Policy and Legal Notice posted on this Site, including warranties and representations that their Artwork is not infringing any copyright or other intellectual property of another. Applicant further acknowledges that should an intellectual property owner attempt to enforce their intellectual property rights (such as, copyrights, trademarks, patent rights, right of publicity, trade secrets, and so forth), the Applicant will be responsible for paying for all the legal fees incurred by ManneqART in defending any lawsuit arising from such infringement, including attorney fees, damages or penalties, as described in the Terms and Conditions page.


ManneqART strongly encourages artists to insure their work before submitting Entries to the Competition. Although we will treat your Artwork with care, we are not responsible for lost, damaged  or stolen submissions.

Please insure your artwork from the time you submit until after the ManneqART Gala in November.

ManneqART is not responsible for “wear and tear” damage that might occur during the Competition, accidental or otherwise. This includes preparation (unpack, setup, pack-up) by ManneqART staff or passersbys at Competition events (Live Hair and Makeup Competition, Public Display, Awards Gala) over the course of the Competition time frame.

Property Retention and Distribution

If selected for the competition, ManneqART will hold your artworks from the time we receive them until after the ManneqART Gala in November, unless other agreements are agreed to.

Upon receipt of your Submission(s), your work will be documented by ManneqART (in the form of photography, video, etc.). Any such imagery will be offered (free of charge) back to you (the Artist).

You will be contacted in writing if there is any expressed interest in purchasing your Submission(s), or for extended display of your Artwork.

ManneqART reserves the right to use and distribute any submitted Documentation (writings, descriptions, captions, photos, digital Artwork, images, or video) of Competition Entries. This includes Documentation, submitted by artists and additional Documentation captured by ManneqART staff, as described in the Terms and Conditions page.

If a submitted Artwork wins any sponsored award (and subsequent monetary prizes), the intellectual property rights are retained by you (the Artist). By submitting your Artwork, you hereby grant to ManneqART, Inc. a royalty-free, unrestricted, worldwide, perpetual, non-exclusive and fully sub-licensable right and license to use, perform and display your submitted material (in whole or part) worldwide and/or to incorporate it (temporarily and without damaging it) in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed.  Ownership of the Artwork rests with you (the Artist), unless otherwise negotiated in writing.