Dolly Art Contest 2021

✨Call to Artists✨

Enter our 3rd annual Dolly Art Contest! We are looking for original paintings, drawings, sculptures, and other visual handmade art (excluding video art) centered around Dolly, her spirit, and her legacy in East Tennessee.  

Submission Deadline: April 10, 2021

To Apply:

1. Send an email to with the following information:

  • Subject of email needs to be: Dolly Art Submission [ your name ]
  • Your name: 
  • Your contact information:
    •    Email
    •    Phone Number
  • Your website (if applicable):
  • Your social media handles:
  • Up to 3 art entries:
    •     Title
    •     Medium
    •     Measurements
    •     Retail Price
  • Attach photos of artwork to the email (jpeg or png files only) 

2.  Please pay the $15 dollar entry fee here (applications will not be reviewed until fee is paid in full.) Each applicant may submit up to three original works.

*U.S. Applicants only please.



1st Place: Two season tkts to Dollywood or $200 gift card to Jerry's Artarama

2nd Place: One season tkt to Dollywood or $100 gift card to Jerry's Artarama

3rd Place: $50 Rala gift card

People's Choice Award: $50 Rala gift card


Terms and conditions for the Dolly Art Contest:
  • A $15 nonrefundable entry fee (for up to three works) is required.
  • Entry fees go towards contest prizes and promotion.
  • All entries MUST be original works of art.
  • Art must be available for sale for 60 days through Rala only.
  • Artist will receive 60% of the retail selling price so please price accordingly. If you are unsure what to price your work please contact us and we will be happy to assist. 
  • Rala is not liable for damage or loss of any entries.
  • A portion of Rala’s 40% will be donated to Dolly’s Imagination Library.


Applicants will be notified of acceptance by May 5, 2021

Show opens on Friday June, 4th - Prizes awarded at 7pm

This will be a COVID conscious event.

Interested in previous Dolly Art Shows? Check out our interview with WBIR where we discuss the show, and see some shots of past work!