The 2009 RateMyDrawings Artist Awards

2009 Artist Awards - About the awards | Winners



Voting has closed for People's Choice Award. Winners will be announced on January 9, 2010.

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RateMyDrawings is proud to announce our 2009 Artist Awards.
We honor and thank 5 amazing artists for their contributions to our community.

Introducing the first year of our Artist Awards. At the end of each year, we will be selecting individual members who have contributed to our community in a way that stands out and makes them a valuable member to so many others in our community. These individuals have shown either some type of skill, unique talent, or contributed in a way that betters our community. Winners will be chosen by Mick Gow (RateMyDrawings founder), with the exception of one award - The People's Choice.

The 4 Hand-picked Artist Awards
To be eligible for one of the 4 hand-picked awards, you must have contributed to our community in a memorable way in the year of 2009. This does not necessarily mean the top artist, but there will be some quality that makes you stand out and make us want to thank you personally for everything you have contributed.

The People's Choice Award
Our community would not be a true community if we could not find a way to let all our members have a voice, so we have included one People's Choice Award. This will be a vote by members for who they think has been their favorite artist in 2009. Only members with more than 5 drawings who have been members for more than 1 month may vote as we feel only these members have a true sense of who might be the most deserving of this award.

Winners announced January 9, 2010. Voting for People's Choice closes January 1, 2010.


Each winner will be able to choose 4 of their own favorite drawings to be printed on canvas. The 24 inch wide by 8 inch high gloss canvas is printed and mounted as shown in the example above. In addition to the canvas, the winners will also be added to our Hall of Fame page. In future years, all yearly award winners will be placed here.


DATES: Award winners will be announced on January 9, 2010. Winners will be notified within 1 week after this date. People's Choice voting began on December 11, 2009 and ends on January 1, 2010. Votes outside this period will not be counted for People's Choice award.
TERMS: To be eligible for an award, a candidate must have been a member of on or before 2009 and have accepted our website Terms & Conditions. Hand-picked winners are chosen by judge Mick Gow, CEO of, and judging decisions are final. No other parties will be involved in this decision. The People's Choice Award is judged and voted by members who have 5 or more drawings in their account who have been members for more than 1 month. RateMyDrawings take all reasonable measures to ensure People's Choice voting is accurate and we can ban any members from our website who participate in unfair voting. If the results of the People's Choice come out as a tied first place, RateMyDrwaings will pick the winner from the users who are tied. Candidates can be from any country serviced by the prize manufacturer ( which is a provider chosen that services close to most of the world. Unless agreed by the winner and RateMyDrawings staff, the prize cannot be exchanged for any other gift. RateMyDrawings has chosen a canvas printing company they have had no prior issues with mail delivery, however, due to the nature of the canvas prints being an unordinary size and shape, RateMyDrawings will not be responsible for prizes lost due to any mail company being unable to deliver a prize or if a prize is lost in a mail service. Winners will be notified via their registered email address and via private messaging in their RateMyDrawings account. Winners will be required to supply personal information for postal delivery purposes. If a winner is under 13 years of age, parental consent must be provided before we can collect your information.

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