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The 26th Chelsea International Fine Art Competition
Agora Gallery is now accepting entries for the Chelsea International Fine Art Competition. This is the 26th year of the well-known annual competition. The Chelsea International Fine Art Competition is open to visual artists worldwide over the age of 18.
All media is accepted with the exception of video art, film, performance art, jewelry and crafts.
Awards with a total value of $38,000 will be distributed to selected artists. The awards are chosen to help artists advance their careers and to maximize their exposure to collectors and the New York art scene. They include participation in the renowned Chelsea International Fine Art Competition Exhibition in the heart of Chelsea, New York, review by an art critic, cash prizes and exclusive internet promotion. The exhibition of the work of the selected artists will take place August 19th 2011 through September 9th 2011.
The juror of the 2011 competition is Elisabeth Sherman, Curatorial Assistant at the Whitney Museum of American Art, where she conducts research into contemporary artists.
There is an entry fee of $35 for up to five images, with an additional charge of $5 for each additional image. Submission is online, and artists are encouraged to have their contact details, information about the relevant artwork and high quality images in JPG format available when they begin the process.
Agora Gallery is a fine art gallery, established in 1984 and located in the heart of New York City’s Chelsea art galleries district. It is famous for showcasing a spectacular array of talented artists from around the world and around the corner, while providing quality and original art to collectors. Gallery II, an elegant adjacent gallery space, gives artists the ideal area for a solo or group exhibition of their own, organized and publicized by Agora Gallery. The gallery also publishes ARTisSpectrum Magazine, a bi-annual art magazine that is distributed to museums, galleries, art institutions and art schools around the world. It provides artists, collectors, museums, galleries, art organizations and enthusiasts with access to the work of international talented artists as well as feature articles, reviews and interviews. Agora Gallery is also the sponsor of ARTmine, one of the most comprehensive resources available worldwide to view and purchase fine art. The gallery also runs Agora Art Blog, a blog designed to provide helpful information and advice for artists while providing a forum for artists to help one another by sharing their experiences and thoughts.
Contest Prize & TERMS
Cash - $1000 will be awarded to three (3) artists; each receiving $500, $300 and $200 respectively.
Internet Promotion - Six (6) artists will be awarded placement of 6 images on ARTmine for a period of one year
Review by an art critic - One (1) artist will be awarded a one-page review with two (2) color images in ARTisSpectrum Magazine. ELIGIBILITY: All visual artists worldwide 18+ Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.
COPYRIGHT: All of the images that you will be submitting are images of original artwork created by yourself or it is artwork created by an artist who authorized you to submit the images on his/her behalf and the images do not violate the privacy rights, publicity rights, copyright rights, or other intellectual property rights of any person or entity. You may not post, distribute, or reproduce in any way any copyrighted material, trademarks, or other proprietary information without obtaining the prior written consent of the owner of such proprietary rights. It is the policy Agora Gallery to terminate all relations with any artist who infringes copyright upon prompt notification to Agora Gallery by the copyright owner or the copyright owner's legal agent without limiting the foregoing. USAGE RIGHTS: Participation in the renowned Chelsea International Fine Art Competition Exhibition in the heart of Chelsea, New York
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