Call For Entries Opens For 2014 Hunting Art Prize; Texas Artists Compete For $50,000 Award

 Call For Entries Opens For 2014 Hunting Art Prize; Texas Artists Compete For
                                $50,000 Award

  PR Newswire

  HOUSTON, Aug. 1, 2013

HOUSTON, Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Hunting PLC, an international oil
services company, announced today the call for entries for its 34 ^th annual
Hunting Art Prize has been issued to artists throughout Texas.Participants
vie for a $50,000 award – the largest prize in its category available in North
America.

Those interested in entering must be a legal Texas resident and at least 18
years of age or older by August 1, 2013.

Artists can participate by completing the electronic sign up form available at
www.huntingartprize.com and uploading one digital image of their artwork in a
JPEG format. A single two-dimensional painting or drawing not exceeding 72
inches on any side may be entered for the Prize.

All entries must be received by Hunting PLC by midnight on Saturday, November
30, 2013.

After submissions have been reviewed to ensure compliance with contest rules,
the entries will undergo a two-tiered jury process. A panel of jurors will
first evaluate the digital entries and select artists to move on to the final
tier. These finalists will be asked to submit the original artwork
represented by their digital entry for the final round of judging to determine
the winning piece.

The recipient of the 2014 Hunting Art Prize will be announced at a gala on May
3, 2014, in Houston.

As part of the competition, Hunting PLC proudly supports a single
well-deserving, Texas-based charity each year through a donation made on
behalf of the Hunting Art Prize. In keeping with tradition, the international
oil services company has selected Patriot PAWS Service Dogs as its 2014
charity.

The nonprofit organization is dedicated to inspiring and restoring the
physical and emotional independence of disabled American veterans and others
with mobile disabilities by training and providing service dogs at no cost.
Patriot PAWS will be presented with a charitable contribution by Hunting PLC
on behalf of the Prize at a separate event following the 2014 gala.

The Hunting Art Prize is historically the most generous annual award in North
America for painting and drawing.In 2006, the competition moved to Houston,
where Hunting's North American headquarters are located, after a
quarter-century in the United Kingdom.

For further information on the Hunting Art Prize, including additional details
on eligibility and submission requirements, visit www.huntingartprize.com .

About the 2014 Hunting Art Prize Charity Patriot PAWS Service Dogs was founded
in 2006 as a nonprofit entity providing service dogs to disabled American
veterans and others with mobile disabilities at no cost in an effort to
inspire and restore physical and emotional independence. Depending on the
needs of each individual, service dogs complete a customized training program
and learn to perform a variety of functions, including supporting patients
with post-traumatic stress disorder. For further information, visit
http://patriotpaws.org .

About Hunting PLC Hunting PLC is an international oil services company
providing support solutions to the world's largest oil and gas concerns.
Established in 1874, it is a fully listed public company, traded on the London
Stock Exchange. For further information, visit www.hunting.plc.uk .

Website: http://www.huntingartprize.com
Contact: Shari King, +1-713-869-4939, shari@fusefive.com
 
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