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2019 Mural Contest: Magical Nails

This year’s Mural Contest attracted a variety of whimsical entries, from the characters of The Muppet Show to Guardians of the Galaxy’s Baby Groot. Jacqueline McClement’s winning entry features everyone’s favorite boy wizard, Harry Potter.

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Show Us Your Magnificent Murals: Enter NAILS’ 2019 Mural Contest

NAILS is now accepting entries for its 2019 Nail Mural Contest.

2018 Mural Contest: A Galaxy Far, Far Away

From outer space to ancient Egypt, this year’s Mural Contest entries took us to faraway places. The judges loved winner Lexi Majack’s mural depicting Star Wars rebels Han, Luke, and Leia.

Tips for Competing in a Nail Art Contest

Competing in a nail art contest is a great way to take your art to the next level! These tips will help you get started.

Create Miraculous Mural Nail Art: Enter NAILS’ 2018 Mural Contest

Murals must depict a continual theme across a series of five or 10 nail tips. Entries must be received by NAILS by December 8, 2017.

2017 Nail Mural Contest Winners Announced

Hip Hop Hooray: Nail tech and NTNA Season 4 Top 12 competitor Trisha Johnson paid tribute to rapper Eminem in her winning nail art mural.

NAILS’ 2016 Mural Contest Winner: Paying Tribute

The winning entries from this year’s Mural Contest couldn’t be more different in style, yet they all reveal incredible skill and creativity on the part of the artists who created them.

Meet the Winning Mural-Makers

Congratulations to the talented winners of this year’s NAILS Mural Contest — one an industry veteran and the other a relative newcomer.

2014 Mural Contest: A Blast From the Past

Demonstrating extraordinary talent, a steady hand, and a keen eye for detail, nail artist Elsbeth Schuetz won this year’s contest with her Roaring Twenties-themed mural. Congratulations also go to second-place winner Aria Justice of Enid, Okla., and third-place winner Amanda Lenher, of Collierville, Tenn. Our sincere thanks to all who entered.

Nail Art Celebrating the Year of the Horse

Sister publication, VietSALON Magazine, hosted a nail art mural contest to bring in the Lunar New Year in the 2014 Year of the Horse.