Opportunities for Artist Members

Current Opportunities | Guild Artist Members Only

We know times are difficult right now. As part of The Guild’s mission, it is our goal to provide information that will help you with marketing your work. Please see below for some wonderful opportunities!

The Guild is proud to announce the start of our Webinar Series! Our first two webinars will guide and teach you on how to build your own website and ecommerce site. Each webinar will be presented live via Zoom allowing you to ask questions as they go. You will need to register beforehand to participate in the webinars. Please see the registration information below.

Webinar #1
Topic: Website Building & Ecommerce using Etsy, IndieMade and Shopify
Presented by: Kristin Perkins
When: Apr 29, 2020 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)


Register in advance for this webinar:


Webinar #2
Topic: Website Building & ECommerce using WordPress
Presented by: James Parker
When: May 13, 2020 02:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)


Register in advance for this webinar:


After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about how to log in to the webinar. Can’t make it for the whole webinar? Really liked it and want to see it again? Don’t worry, we will send you a link of the recorded webinar that you can view at your leisure! (Just please make sure to register so we know you would like the information sent to you!)

Open Calls & Competitions

Happy Little Videos: A Bob Ross Inspired Art Competition
The Guild of Artists & Artisans is calling all Artist Members to participate in Happy Little Videos: A Bob Ross Inspired Art Competition! We are encouraging our Artist Members to submit engaging and entertaining videos of you creating your art in your home or studio. Your video should be inspired by Bob Ross in some way, whether it be his signature look, his hosting style, or his subject matter. All mediums accepted. Get creative with it, and make it your own!

The Guild will determine the top video submissions to be highlighted on social media and eligible for public voting. The public will vote for their favorite videos, and the three videos with the highest votes will be awarded cash prizes. The Guild will host this virtual competition through social media (Facebook).

– Click here to view the full Prospectus & Guidelines.
– Click here to apply!
– Application Deadline: EXTENDED through May 22
– Public Voting: May 27 – June 3

– Winners Announced: June 4

The Guild staff will review all submissions and will determine the top videos to highlight on social media May 27-June 3. These top videos will be eligible for public voting and grand prizes. The following cash prizes will be awarded to three artists with the most public votes.

1st Place: $250
2nd Place: $150
3rd Place: $100