Art of the Middle East

Photographs, artwork, journals, clothing and writing concerning the cultures, traditions, places and events in the Middle East.

Alphabet mix.... I, M, E, T, S.

This challenge closed over 5 years ago.

The Challenge

NEW WORK IS STRONGLY REQUESTED if you have a gem of an image which was submitted long ago to the group, please remove it, and reenter it back again so that it would be in the front pages of our art section. Going through thousands of images to find the top ten is a real time consuming ordeal.

This challenge is for any image or artwork that the subject contain any of these Five letters:
I, M, E, T, S

Selection was random by picking letters from a hat.
So: Any place, person, event, site, landscape, village, shop, activity, etc. that contain any of these letters is eligible.

Judging / Voting Criteria

Well you know by now.. We want only the BEST!!!

Rewards & Prizes

Featured artist
Featured image
An interview and a chance for promotion for the winning artist.
Winning image will be the group avatar

Additional Information

Images must comply by the group submission guidelines. don’t forget to include in the description the country, city, location etc… if your image is among the top ten please add it to the group for a feature.

If there will be less than 15 entries, I will cancel the challenge.


The Top Ten

The Two Trees and the Desert by Cole Stockman

The Two Trees and the Desert by Cole Stockman was voted the most popular entry in this challenge with 5 votes.

  • Sphinx, Giza by dunawori
  • Adhan II [Print & iPad Case] by Damienne Bingham
  • Istanbul by bubblehex08
  • Sunset over Guardhouse, El Gorah, Sinai by dizzyshell42
  • Mohammed and Isaac  by Alberto  DeJesus
  • Siq to Petra, Jordan by Justine Wright
  • View of a Modern Old City by Larry Costales
  • TIKVA! by TrixiJahn
  • The Shade by Josephine Pugh

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