Competitions 33rd Chelsea International Fine Art Competition
International Deadline: March 12, 2018 – Located in the heart of the famous Chelsea art district, Agora Gallery announces a call for artists for its ’33rd Chelsea International Fine Art Competition’.
All visual artists worldwide above the age of 18 are eligible to participate. Painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, digital, printing, and mixed media are eligible. Please note that all submitted artwork must be available for sale.
JURORS [Visit us for complete bios]
- Kathy Battista – Program Director of the MA in Contemporary Art, Sotheby’s Institute of Art, New York
- Sharon Matt Atkins – Director of Curatorial Affairs, Brooklyn Museum, New York
- Amanda McDonald Crowley – Independent Curator, Public Art Action.
BENEFITS & AWARDS
2018 Competition Awards valued at more than $70,000.
This year’s Chelsea International Fine Art Competition awards offer participating artists a wide range of opportunities and prizes specifically chosen to promote the selected artists and enhance their careers. The 33rd competition is proving to be one of the biggest yet and an opportunity artists should not miss. Thirty artists will be selected to exhibit in the collective exhibition... see full list of awards.
The 2018 competition exhibition is scheduled to take place at the street-level space of Agora Gallery at 530 West 25th Street, Chelsea, NYC, from August 14 to August 25, 2018. Elegant yet welcoming, the street-level gallery spans 4,000 square feet and features 14 to 18 foot ceilings, a skylight viewing area, and wide windows facing the street.
There is a $45 entry fee for up to 5 images ($5 for each additional image).
Visit us for competition details and instructions on how to enter. You can also contact us at email@example.com.
Results will be emailed to all participating artists and published online on April 23rd, 2018.
The gallery’s commission structure is 50/50: the artist receives 50% of the list/retail price, and the gallery receives 50% of the list/retail price. In addition, 15% of Agora Gallery proceeds from the sale of artwork from the competition exhibition go to a charitable organization.
Founded in 1984 by a fine artist, Agora Gallery is a contemporary art gallery dedicated to the promotion of national and international artists who seek the exposure that will establish them in the most significant art market in the world while providing a platform that connects them and their artwork to the most discerning collectors worldwide. Located in the heart of the famous Chelsea art district, Agora Gallery occupies both the ground and second floor of 530 West 25th Street.
530 W 25th St
New York, NY 10001