Artists can apply to ManneqART online or on paper. Remember, we are here to assist you! Contact us if you would like to discuss any questions or concerns.                                                                        

Call us at (301) 778-0616, or email Our fax number is (301) 725-0155

Step 1

  Complete Your Application Online

Step 2

 Document your work and prepare your files

Follow the Documentation and File Formatting requirements as outlined in our General Rules to photograph your work.


Step 3

 Send ManneqART your Application

Application deadline dates and entry fees:

Application Photos don't have to be completed artworks. Detailed Sketches Suffice

Early Bird Application Deadline is April 28th. Fee is $25 for students and $35 for all others.

After April 28th, the Standard Application Fee is $35 for students, $50 for all others.


Standard Application and Payment Deadline is May 28th.


For Online Applications:

  • Attach your application (.pdf file) and your high resolution images (artworks do not have to be complete, detailed sketches suffice) in an email. Make sure to label each email with your name and title of work.

  • Email your application and images to


Note: If your images are too large to fit in one email, they can be sent in additional emails. Alternatively, you can send your images as links from an image hosting service. (google docs).

For Print Applications:

  • You are welcome to mail us your application materials in a package. Applications mailed to ManneqART must be postmarked by the application deadline date.

  • High resolution images of your artwork must be included on a CD, DVD, or USB flash drive. Make sure to label the CD, DVD, or USB flash drive with your name and title(s) of your work.

  • You may include a check to pay your entry fee(s) – see below. Alternatively, you can pay with a credit card (online) and mail us your application and images.

  • Mail your application, CD, DVD, or USB flash drive and payment to: ManneqART, 9010 Maier Rd. Unit 104, Laurel, MD 20723


Step 4

 Pay your application fee below.

The 2020 ManneqART Competition is for Sculptural Artworks. The artworks will be unveiled to the public on live models fully made up and professionally photographed at our July 12th public event. The photos will be used in the 2021 Photo Publication and will be made available on the website for all participants to use (with credit to ManneqART).

For Online Applications:

Visit the ManneqART Shop and pay the application fee that corresponds with the date you are applying. Remember to mark the quantity you are purchasing – each submission requires its own entry fee.

For Print Applications:

You can pay by check* (included with your application) or by visiting the ManneqART Shop. Remember to mark the quantity you are purchasing. Each submission requires its own entry fee.

*Please make checks payable to ManneqART.

After submitting your application form, you will receive the latest news and information about the ManneqArt Competition via email.

ManneqArt is committed to supporting the arts and promoting artists.

We value your privacy. ManneqArt does not share contact information with third parties. You can opt out of ManneqArt email updates anytime.

Once you have applied, check the Artists’ Itinerary for an outlined timetable of project requisites leading up to the Competition. Make sure to review the Competition Rules and Tips for helpful suggestions.


Then… get started on your Artwork. We can’t wait to see what you create!