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26th Annual 2017 Art Glass Festival

Online Art Glass Festival Contest

For those who can't make it to the Art Glass Festival at the Delphi Creativity Center in Lansing, MI, this is your chance to still join in the fun and excitement through our online contest. Entering online is quick and easy, and the contest is open to all artists everywhere. Browse the gallery of past winners for inspiration.
Art Glass Festival Entries

Important Dates:

Submission Period: February 20, 2017 - March 31, 2017 (11:59 pm EST)
Submission Period Extended! Enter Your Art Through Saturday, April 8, 2017 (11:59 pm EST)
Voting Period: February 20, 20176 - April 10, 2017 (11:59 pm EST)
Category Winners Announced: April 14, 2017
People's Choice Winner Announced: April 14, 2017

Submission: This contest is open to everyone. All skill levels, from beginning crafters to studio artists, are encouraged to participate. Entries must be submitted electronically through a account. Simply login or create an account and complete the online entry form starting February 20, 2017. Please do not mail in or email any of your entries directly to Delphi. They will not be accepted or returned to you.

Categories: Beads & Jewelry, Blown Glass, Flameworked Glass, Kiln Formed Glass, Lamps, Large Panels (larger than 2 sq. feet), Mosaics and Small Panels.
Prizes: A jury comprised of independent glass artists who have at least 10 years experience in their respective disciplines will award 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners in each of the categories. In addition, visitors to the Artist Gallery can cast their votes for the "Best of Show" piece which we call the "People's Choice" award. Category winners will receive prizes donated graciously by our Art Glass Festival Supporting Manufacturers. Prizes range from $100-$400 in value.

  • Limit of 20 entries per person.
  • Entry can be an original design or from a published book or pattern. Please include pattern credit when submitting entries from published patterns in the description section.
  • Delphi employees and family members are not eligible.
  • Pieces shown at previous Art Glass Festivals (either online or the Delphi Art Glass Festival) are not eligible.
  • No entry can be entered in both the Online Art Glass Festival and the Delphi Creativity Center Art Glass Festival.
  • Any art glass piece qualifies for entry. Feel free to submit a flat panel, lamp, box, clock, jewelry, mosaic, fused or slumped work, etc.
  • Each registered user can cast one vote for the Online Art Glass Festival People's Choice Award. This vote can be changed as many times as desired until the deadline at 11:59pm EST on Monday, April 10, 2017.
  • Pieces must be submitted via the online entry form. Please do not mail in or email any of your entries directly to Delphi. They will not be accepted or returned to you.
  • Show is open to all ages and skill levels.
  • Delphi reserves the right to use submitted images for promotional purposes, see the Photo Release Statement for details.
  • Entries may be moved into other online categories at the sole discretion of Delphi Glass.
  • Online Art Glass Festival winners will be announced by Monday, April 18, 2016. Prizes will be sent out to the address associated with the registered user account on within one from the winners announcement. Winners will be also contacted by phone or email and can provide an alternate shipping address at that time.
  • Show is open to all ages and skill levels.

Photo Release Statement: All submitted contest photographs automatically grants and/or implies Delphi Glass Corporation has permission to publish individual's face and/or project photographs or likeness as well as first and last names in a variety of marketing formats. Photographs will be used only for promotional purposes in various print advertisements, Delphi publications, Delphi HTML email transmissions, Delphi website and other online venues. Images will be used only in a positive and professional manner. This release has no expiration date. See the complete terms of use and the rules for the Artist Gallery.

Artist Credits (in order left to right):

Anne Marie, Forest Falls, CA - People’s Choice Winner, Stained Glass, 2014
Lucy, Victoria, Australia - 2nd Prize, Mosaics, 2012
Michelle, Serena, IL - 3rd Prize, Kiln Formed Glass, 2014
Alexandra, Sandusky, OH - 2nd Prize, Blown Glass, 2014
Anita, Lapeer, MI - 1st Prize, Beads & Jewelry, 2014