Deadline: March 29, 2016 – 31st Chelsea International Fine Art Competition – Opens on February 23, 2016

Artists from around the world are invited to enter the prestigious 31st Chelsea International Fine Art Competition. Celebrating, supporting, and promoting the creative human spirit for over 30 years, CIFAC will be awarding prizes specifically designed to nurture career growth, gain exposure, and boost artist’s public profiles.

“Stay connected to the international art scene through competitions, let others see your work, and have your work create a dialogue with other artists.” Agora Gallery’s director, Angela Di Bello

With a mission to promote exceptional art from around the world and to enhance the careers of the selected artists, this year’s competition awards are valued at over $70,000 and include participation in the collective exhibition, cash prizes, and more. A portion of the gallery’s proceeds from artwork sales will be donated to the Children’s Heart Foundation.

The international panel of jurors will include Christie’s Educational Program Director, an art critic and New York Times contributor, artists, curators, and a gallery director.

“Upon seeing my work displayed at Agora I was proud to be part of such a high quality and diverse exhibition…Winning the competition has affirmed my confidence in my works and direction as an artist. It has also made me realise that you need to seize the opportunities and engage with a broader artistic community.” Sue Howard – Australia – 2015 Selected Artist

The 2016 Chelsea International Fine Art Competition will be accepting entries from February 23 – March 29.
The results are announced on April 21st, 2016.

Please visit http://www.agora-gallery.com/competition/ to enter the competition. You can also contact us at  competition@agora-gallery.com .

 

Deadline: July 14, 2014 – Ode to Tinseltown – Call for Entries

Whether it’s glamour, gore, comedy or fantasy, the cinema has been bringing our imaginations to life for decades. We all have our favorite film and cult classic and for this call we want to see artwork that reflects the film industry. Entries can be related to any movie or part of the film process and can be inspired by those both behind and in front of the camera.

Calls are open to all local, domestic, national and international professional and amateur artists. All art mediums will be considered in this call for submissions, from photography, wall sculpture, fabric, mixed media, all paintings and drawings including, oil, acrylic, pastels, ink, graphite, etc. Sizes up to 12 feet are acceptable. Work must be able to be hung on a wall to be considered for the live exhibition. Freestanding 3D artworks will be displayed online only. We are now accepting video and poetry entries for online shows.

Accepted entries for this online exhibition will be judged again in the coming months for a collective live exhibition at our Los Angeles gallery. The artists will be asked if they wish to submit their artwork for the collective exhibition, which is not a requirement to being a part of the online exhibition.

DEADLINE FOR THIS CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: July 14, 2014

Cost: $35 for 3 entries, $5 for additional entries.

All submissions must represent the actual artwork as closely as possible. If your work is misrepresented in any way– meaning the picture diverges greatly from what the work actually looks like in color, shape, or dimensions etc., we reserve the right to refuse to hang the artwork if it should be chosen for a live show.

For more info or to submit: http://ow.ly/x1Wwm

Deadline: June 2, 2014 – Undressed – Call for Entries

Admiration for both the male and female form has always been celebrated within the arts. For this call for entries we want to see tasteful and sophisticated representations of the human physique, both subtle and bold without being explicit. We want to present to the art world a collection that embodies attraction and sexuality that everyone can appreciate.

Calls are open to all local, domestic, national and international professional and amateur artists. All art mediums will be considered in this call for submissions, from photography, wall sculpture, fabric, mixed media, all paintings and drawings including, oil, acrylic, pastels, ink, graphite, etc. Sizes up to 12 feet are acceptable. Work must be able to be hung on a wall to be considered for the live exhibition. Freestanding 3D artworks will be displayed online only. We are now accepting video and poetry entries for online shows.

Accepted entries for this online exhibition will be judged again in the coming months for a collective live exhibition at our Los Angeles gallery. The artists will be asked if they wish to submit their artwork for the collective exhibition, which is not a requirement to being a part of the online exhibition.

DEADLINE FOR THIS CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Deadline June 2, 2014

Cost: $35 for 3 entries, $5 for additional entries.

For more info or to submit please visit: http://linusgallery.com/call-for-entries/underssed-june-2/

Deadline: June 16, 2014 – Uniforms – Call for Entries

Clothing has always reflected our identity within society. Not only do they designate our ancestry, profession and social status, they carry with them an ideology and serve as a hallmark of validity. What uniforms hold meaning and symbolism in your life?

Calls are open to all local, domestic, national and international professional and amateur artists. All art mediums will be considered in this call for submissions, from photography, wall sculpture, fabric, mixed media, all paintings and drawings including, oil, acrylic, pastels, ink, graphite, etc. Sizes up to 12 feet are acceptable. Work must be able to be hung on a wall to be considered for the live exhibition. Freestanding 3D artworks will be displayed online only. We are now accepting video and poetry entries for online shows.

Accepted entries for this online exhibition will be judged again in the coming months for a collective live exhibition at our Los Angeles gallery in summer 2014. The artists will be asked if they wish to submit their artwork for the collective exhibition, which is not a requirement to being a part of the online exhibition.

DEADLINE FOR THIS CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: June 16, 2014

Cost: $35 for 3 entries, $5 for additional entries.

For more info or to submit: http://linusgallery.com/call-for-entries/uniforms-june-16/

Deadline: May 19, 2014 –Traditions – Call for Entries

Traditions reinforce our identity and the foundation of how we live our lives, whether we choose to embrace or reject them. They can aid in keeping us connected to our heritage, provide individual comfort, a sense of fraternity or conversely, become a stifling repetitive cycle. What traditions did you grow up with or have you observed around you?

Calls are open to all local, domestic, national and international professional and amateur artists. All art mediums will be considered in this call for submissions, from photography, wall sculpture, fabric, mixed media, all paintings and drawings including, oil, acrylic, pastels, ink, graphite, etc. Sizes up to 12 feet are acceptable. Work must be able to be hung on a wall to be considered for the live exhibition. Freestanding 3D artworks will be displayed online only. We are now accepting video and poetry entries for online shows.

Accepted entries for this online exhibition will be judged again in the coming months for a collective live exhibition at our Los Angeles gallery in summer 2014. The artists will be asked if they wish to submit their artwork for the collective exhibition, which is not a requirement to being a part of the online exhibition.

DEADLINE FOR THIS CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: May 19, 2014

Cost: $35 for 3 entries, $5 for additional entries.

For more info or to submit: http://linusgallery.com/call-for-entries/traditions-may-19/

Deadline: May 5, 2014 – Vulnerability Vs. Strength – Call for Entries

As humans we are all vulnerable. We welcome new experiences into our lives which expose us to both the good and the bad. We have moments of weakness and times of strength. How have these conjoined emotions influenced your artistic process? What states of vulnerability and or strength have you experienced or witnessed? For this art call we want to see your interpretations of these very real and contrasting emotions.

Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars. – Khalil Gibran

Calls are open to all local, domestic, national and international professional and amateur artists. All art mediums will be considered in this call for submissions, from photography, wall sculpture, fabric, mixed media, all paintings and drawings including, oil, acrylic, pastels, ink, graphite, etc. Sizes up to 12 feet are acceptable. Work must be able to be hung on a wall to be considered for the live exhibition. Freestanding 3D artworks will be displayed online only. We are now accepting video and poetry entries for online shows.

Accepted entries for this online exhibition will be judged again in the coming months for a collective live exhibition at our Los Angeles gallery. The artists will be asked if they wish to submit their artwork for the collective exhibition, which is not a requirement to being a part of the online exhibition.

DEADLINE FOR THIS CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Deadline May 5, 2014

Cost: $35 for 3 entries, $5 for additional entries.

For more information or to submit please visit: http://linusgallery.com/call-for-entries/vulnerability-vs-strength-may-5/

Deadline: Feb. 24, 2014 – The Senses – Call For Entries

Art is first created from within. We draw inspiration from our thoughts, and experiences from the five senses of sight, hearing, taste, smell and touch. Your artwork will continue this sensory experience as the viewer gazes upon your creation developing their own thoughts and feelings. Which of your senses is driving you to create?

Calls are open to all local, domestic, national and international professional and amateur artists. All art mediums will be considered in this call for submissions, from photography, wall sculpture, fabric, mixed media, all paintings and drawings including, oil, acrylic, pastels, ink, graphite, etc. Sizes up to 12 feet are acceptable. Work must be able to be hung on a wall to be considered for the live exhibition. Freestanding 3D artworks will be displayed online only. We are now accepting video and poetry entries for both live and online shows.

Accepted entries for this online exhibition will be judged again in the coming months for a collective live exhibition at our Los Angeles gallery in summer 2014. The artists will be asked if they wish to submit their artwork for the collective exhibition, which is not a requirement to being a part of the online exhibition.

Cost: $35 for 3 entries, $5 for additional entries.
Deadline is February 24, 2014.

For more information or to Submit: http://linusgallery.com/call-for-entries/senses-february-24/

Deadline: March 17, 2014 – Earthly Possessions – Call For Entries

Everyday we surround ourselves with various objects whether they are essential or frivolous. We as humans have the desire to consume, create and collect. For this call we want to see your artistic take on these everyday objects. Take the ordinary and make it extraordinary.

Calls are open to all local, domestic, national and international professional and amateur artists. All art mediums will be considered in this call for submissions, from photography, wall sculpture, fabric, mixed media, all paintings and drawings including, oil, acrylic, pastels, ink, graphite, etc. Sizes up to 12 feet are acceptable. Work must be able to be hung on a wall to be considered for the live exhibition. Freestanding 3D artworks will be displayed online only. We are now accepting video and poetry entries for both live and online shows.

Accepted entries for this online exhibition will be judged again in the coming months for a collective live exhibition at our Los Angeles gallery in summer 2014. The artists will be asked if they wish to submit their artwork for the collective exhibition, which is not a requirement to being a part of the online exhibition.

DEADLINE FOR THIS CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: March 17, 2014

Cost: $35 for 3 entries, $5 for additional entries.

For more information or to Submit: http://linusgallery.com/call-for-entries/earthly-possessions-march-17/

Deadline: March 3, 2014 – Figurative – Call For Entries

For centuries, artists have been sharing their vision of the body. Whether nude or clothed we want to see your figurative interpretations of the human form.

Calls are open to all local, domestic, national and international professional and amateur artists. All art mediums will be considered in this call for submissions, from photography, wall sculpture, fabric, mixed media, all paintings and drawings including, oil, acrylic, pastels, ink, graphite, etc. Sizes up to 12 feet are acceptable. Work must be able to be hung on a wall to be considered for the live exhibition. Freestanding 3D artworks will be displayed online only. We are now accepting video and poetry entries for both live and online shows.

Accepted entries for this online exhibition will be judged again in the coming months for a collective live exhibition at our Los Angeles gallery in summer 2014. The artists will be asked if they wish to submit their artwork for the collective exhibition, which is not a requirement to being a part of the online exhibition.

Cost: $35 for 3 entries, $5 for additional entries.

For more information or to Submit: http://linusgallery.com/call-for-entries/figurative-march-3/

Deadline: Jan. 20, 2014 – Animal – Call For Entries

We all have our favorite type of animal whether they are majestic creatures we have only read about in books, wild beasts in nature or man’s best friend. For this call we want to see your best artwork of the animal kingdom.

All international artists, professional and amateur and all art mediums will be considered in this call for submissions, from photography, wall sculpture, fabric, mixed media, all paintings and drawings including, oil, acrylic, pastels, ink, graphite, etc. Work must be able to be hung on a wall to be considered for the live exhibition, however 3D artworks will only be displayed online. Sizes up to 12 feet are acceptable. We are now accepting video and poetry entries for both live and online shows.

Accepted artwork for this online exhibition will be judged again for a collective live exhibition at our Pasadena Gallery set for April 2014 . The artists will be asked if they wish to submit their artwork for the collective exhibition, which is not a requirement to being a part of the online exhibition.

Cost: $35 for 3 entries, $5 for additional entries.
Deadline is January 20, 2014.

http://linusgallery.com/call-for-entries/animal/

 

Deadline: Feb. 3, 2014 – 71 Percent – Call For Entries

Water covers 71% of the Earth’s surface and comprises over half of our bodies. The mesmerizing liquid is destined to cleanse, soothe, sustain and destroy. We cannot survive without it. We crave its beauty and fear its strength. With this call we want to see your artistic interpretation, vision and experience with this ubiquitous element.

Calls are open to all local, domestic, national and international professional and amateur artists. All art mediums will be considered in this call for submissions, from photography, wall sculpture, fabric, mixed media, all paintings and drawings including, oil, acrylic, pastels, ink, graphite, etc. Sizes up to 12 feet are acceptable. Work must be able to be hung on a wall to be considered for the live exhibition. Freestanding 3D artworks will be displayed online only. We are now accepting video and poetry entries for both live and online shows.

Accepted entries for this online exhibition will be judged again in the coming months for a collective live exhibition at our Los Angeles gallery in Summer 2014. The artists will be asked if they wish to submit their artwork for the collective exhibition, which is not a requirement to being a part of the online exhibition.

DEADLINE FOR THIS CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: February 3, 2014

Cost: $35 for 3 entries, $5 for additional entries.

For more information or to Submit: http://linusgallery.com/call-for-entries/71-percent-february-3/

Deadline: Jan. 6 – Call to Artists – Cash Awards – Juried Exhibit | Sarasota, FL

Embracing Our Differences is accepting submissions for its 11th annual outdoor art exhibit celebrating diversity to be displayed during April – May 2014 in Sarasota, FL USA.

Submissions must be postmarked no later than January 6, 2014.

National and international submissions are encouraged. 39 artists will be selected for the exhibit. Since 2004, the exhibit has been viewed by more than 1,600,000 visitors. Final selections will be made by a 3-judge panel of art professionals. A total of $3,000 (US) in awards will be presented.

There is no submission fee nor limit on the number of entries. Submission forms are available at www.EmbracingOurDifferences.org