2003 International Digital Art Awards



You are invited to enter the 2003 International Digital Art Awards (IDAA).

The IDAA features both online and hard copy international touring exhibition in Australia, USA and Russia (other locations TBA). The IDAA exhibition will also be published in Digital Photography and Design magazine. Top 5 artists will also receive profiles in Dimi magazine. The major award is the Laurence Gartel Award for Excellence. Over 2,000 images received last year and more than 1.4 million people visited the online exhibition at World Digital Art.com.

The IDAA is sponsored and supported by:
EPSON Australia
Digital Photography & Design Magazine
World Digital Art.com
Digital Image Makers International

New sponsors will be announced shortly.

The IDAA seeks to present digital works by artists who represent art par excellance to a global community. More than 35,000 members consisting of art professionals, media, academics, art museums and galleries support the IDAA - At the very least this is an excellent branding opportunity for artist seeking to promote their work.


1. Up to 3 images - file format JPG @ 72 dpi and 100kb maximum file size.
2. Please include your name and a short artists statement (300 words max)
3. Nominate the most appropriate category eg. Photo-manipulation, Fractal, 3D, mixed media etc...

Send entries to: mailto:idaa@worlddigitalart.com

Closing date for entries 1 November 2002 (PLEASE get your entries in EARLY!)

Results announced January 2003 - all winners will be contacted directly.

The IDAA is FREE ENTRY open award (and invitational by the executive) to all art professionals.

The IDAA has taken on a new partner Dimi (Digital Image Makers International) who will assist in the direction and day to day running of the IDAA.

What is Dimi:
Digital ImageMakers International is the organization for all Professional and Amateur Digital ImageMakers, working in all mediums. DIMI offers a monthly online magazine, comprehensive web site content and services, an annual award and exhibition and professional certification and degree programs. Go to www.dimagemaker.com. You can download a free copy of Dimi magazine at http://www.dimagemaker.com/magazine/magazine.html

A new structure has been put in place consisting of an Executive committee who will oversee the running of the IDAA.

Executive members are:
Steve Danzig - Executive Chair
Laurence Gartel - Leading US artist and early pioneer of digital art
Dr. John Labadie - Art Department & Director Media Integration the University of North Carolina at Pembroke.
Wayne Cosshall - IDAA Director

Jurors announced next update.

Enquiries to:
Steve Danzig
Wayne Cosshall