Competition Rules, Terms & Conditions


Artworks for this competition must be submitted by the artist who created it. The competition is open to all artists of any age and ability. Drawings, paintings or prints of an inappropriate or offensive subject matter will be removed from the competition. Paintings must be created in oil paint, this includes water-mixable oils but does not include oil pastels or encaustic. Your artwork must be 2D. One entry per person. Please make sure the image you submit does not have a copyright sign or stamp on it. Please make sure the image does not include the frame. Your image should be a .jpg at least 800 pixels wide.


First Prize Winner will receive a £150 Jackson's Art Gift Voucher - the winner will be selected by Jackson's judging panel
An additional three entries will be chosen by the public to win our People’s Choice Award. The top three entries with the most votes will each receive a £50 Jackson's Art Gift Voucher.


  • Entries are accepted from the 6th to 20th October 2016
  • The shortlisted candidates for the public vote will be announced on the 21st October 2016.
  • Voting for 3 public choice winners will run from 21st - 27th October 2016
  • First prize winner and winners of the public choice will be announced on the 28th October 2016.


You can enter the Competition through the Jackson’s Art Blog, under 'October Oils' post. The maximum jpeg file size is 3MB. Entrants should fill out the entry form and upload their image. Please ensure that your image is the correct way up before submitting. Artwork with a copyright stamp on it will not be accepted. Artwork with a frame in the image will not be accepted.


If you are shortlisted for our competition and and you proceed onto the Facebok voting stage for the people's choice prize, you will be disqualified if you attempt to bribe others to vote for you. This includes and is not limited to, joining voting websites, offering prizes to other facebook users in return for votes. Evidence of these activites and others of a similar nature, will result in immediate disqualification from the competition.


Artworks will be shortlisted by a panel of artist judges at Jackson’s Art Supplies. These selected artworks will be opened up to a public vote on 21st October and will close on the 27th October 2016.

There will be a winner chosen by the judges and 3 winners chosen by the number of votes received from the public for each shortlisted artwork.
Announcement and instructions for prize will be sent to the e-mail address supplied on the potential prize winner’s entry form. Each entrant is responsible for monitoring his/her e-mail account for prize notification and receipt or other communications related to this competition. If a potential prize winner cannot be reached by Administrator (or Jackson’s Art Supplies) within fifteen (15) days, using the contact information provided at the time of entry, or if the prize is returned as undeliverable, that potential prize winner shall forfeit the prize.


If you or an immediate family member is an employee of Jackson’s Art Supplies you cannot enter the competition. Prize is non-transferable. No substitution or cash equivalent of prizes is permitted. Jackson’s Art Supplies and its respective parent, affiliate and subsidiary companies, agents, and representatives are not responsible for any typographical or other errors in the offer or administration of the Competition, including, but not limited to, errors in any printing or posting or these Official Rules, the selection and announcement of any winner, or the distribution of any prize. Any attempt to damage the content or operation of this Competition is unlawful and subject to possible legal action by Jackson’s Art Supplies. Jackson’s Art Supplies reserves the right to terminate, suspend or amend the Competition, without notice, and for any reason, including, without limitation, if Jackson’s Art Supplies determines that the Competition cannot be conducted as planned or should a virus, bug, tampering or unauthorised intervention, technical failure or other cause beyond Jackson’s Art Supplies’ control corrupt the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper play of the Competition. In the event any tampering or unauthorized intervention may have occurred, Jackson’s Art Supplies reserves the right to void suspect entries at issue. Jackson’s Art Supplies and its respective parent, affiliate and subsidiary companies, agents, and representatives, and any telephone network or service providers, are not responsible for incorrect or inaccurate transcription of entry information, or for any human error, technical malfunction, lost or delayed data transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, line failure or malfunction of any telephone network, computer equipment or software, the inability to access any website or online service or any other error, human or otherwise.


By entering the competition, each entrant agrees to indemnify, release and hold harmless Jackson’s Art Supplies and its parent, affiliate and subsidiary companies, the Facebook platform, administrator, advertising and promotional agencies, and all their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents from any liability, damages, losses or injury resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from that entrant’s participation in the competition and the acceptance, use or misuse of any prize that may be won. Jackson’s Art Supplies and its parent, affiliate and subsidiary companies do not make any warranties, express or implied, as to the condition, fitness or merchantability of the prize. Jackson’s Art Supplies and its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotional agencies, and all their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents disclaim any liability for damage to any computer system resulting from access to or the download of information or materials connected with the competition.


By participating, each entrant grants Sponsor permission to use his/her name, likeness or comments for publicity purposes without payment of additional consideration, except where prohibited by law.


This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the promotion will be directed to Sponsor, not Facebook.
Any questions regarding this contest should be directed to Jackson’s Art Supplies at
Jacksons Art Supplies Ltd
1 Farleigh Place
London N16 7SX