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“Abstraction allows man to see with his mind what he cannot see physically with his eyes…. Abstract art enables the artist to perceive beyond the tangible, to extract the infinite out of the finite.It is the emancipation of the mind.
It is an exploration into unknown areas. ”
Arshile Gorky

Medium: All 2D Mediums, Painting, Drawing, Collage, Photography, Digital, Etc…

  • Submission Opens: July 10, 2015
  • Deadline: August 17, 2015 (Midnight EST)
  • Jury Selection: August 20, 2015
  • Artists Notification: August 25, 2015

Open for Submissions, $1,500 in Cash and $6,825 in Prizes
Deadline: August 17, 2015 (Midnight EST)

Cash Prizes have doubled:  First Place now $1,000, etc…

Art-Competition.net: Announces a Call to Artists for “Abstract ll” an online-juried international competition, July 10, 2015 – August 17, 2015 (Midnight EST), Cash Prizes are Doubled, $1,500 in Cash and $6,825 in Prizes. (Winners will receive extensive marketing of their work.)

Theme: “Abstract ll” The artist’s work can be the “abstracting of representational objects” as in expressionistic, surrealistic or cubistic work. “Pure abstraction” is also accepted where there is little to no visual references of the external world.

Medium: All 2D Mediums, Painting, Drawing, Collage, Photography, Digital, Etc…

Cash Awards and Prizes:

First Place: $1,000 in Cash, an Artist Website Pro website for one year with live tech support = Value $125.

Artist will become a “Featured Artist” in AWP’s International Artist Directory that is marketed to over 10,500 art buyers = Value $1,500.

The winner’s artwork will also be marketed in our email marketing campaign “Art Market News™” with over 16,000 subscribers = Value $3,575.

Total first place prize value = $6,200*

Second Place: $250 in Cash, an Artist Website Pro website for one year with live tech support = Value $125.

The artist will be featured as a “Notable Artist” in AWP’s International Artist Directory that is marketed to over 10,000 art buyers = Value $1,500.

Total second place prize value = $1,875*

Third Place: $125 in Cash

Total third place cash value = $125*

Fourth Place: $75 in Cash

Total fourth place cash value = $75*

Fifth Place: $50 in CashAbstract_II_550x300

Total fifth place cash value = $50*

* The 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th place winner’s art will be featured in
Art-Competition.net “Winners Showcase” with links to their websites. Also, the artist and their work will be marketed through our social media-marketing network through LinkedIn, Pinterest, Tweeter, FaceBook, GooglePlus, Instagram, etc.

The 10 Honorable Mentions artists and their artworks will also be displayed in the “Honorable Mentions” section of the Art Competition website.

Submission Fee

1 Entry $20,  3 Entries $35,   7 Entries $60
Payments are through PayPal. All credit and debit cards are accepted.

  • Submission Opens: July 20, 2015
  • Submission Deadline: August 24, 2015 (Midnight EST)
  • Curator Selection: August 27, 2015
  • Artist Notification: September 2, 2015
  • Exhibit Opens: September 10, 2015

Art-Competition.net: Announces a Call to artists/photographers for the open theme “Semi-Annual Open II” exhibit at Gallery 25N’s online gallery that will consist of ten artists/photographers’ work. Submission deadline: 08/24/15 (Midnight EST)

Visual Artists/Photographers are invited to submit work from now through August 24, 2015. There is no limit on the number of entries; the curator/judges will choose 1 to 5 images from each of the ten selected artists/photographers that will be included in the group exhibit.

Theme and Selection: There is no “theme” for this art call for the exhibition; it is open to all subject matter. The curator and judges will select work based on the originality, uniqueness of the vision conveyed, quality of execution and how clearly the artist’s individual technique/style is presented in each work. Entries must be two-dimensional artwork created in any medium such as painting, drawing, digital, collage, print, fiber art, photography, etc. The work can be expressed from realism to abstraction.

Eligibility: This Competition is open to all artists/photographers 18 years of age or older.

Exhibit: Opens September 10, 2015 at G25N’s online gallery. This is a Group Exhibit consisting of ten Artists/Photographers selected from the entries with the curator’s selection of 1 to 5 images from each artist.

Extensive Marketing of the Exhibit and Artists:

Gallery25N’s mission is to provide artists with exposure and extensive marketing of their art and accomplishments to our international list of clientele.

Gallery25N.com & Art-Competition.net will co-market the ten artists and their artwork in the exhibition worldwide in the following ways:

  • Invitations: An electronic invitation for the online exhibit’s opening will be sent to the combined clientele lists of Gallery25N.com and Art-Competition.net. These lists exceed 12,000 recipients.
  • Press Release: Extensive press release announcements will be sent out for the opening of the Group Exhibit. The press releases will provide an international buzz about the exhibit and the artists’ work.
  • Event Listings & Calendars: The group exhibit will also be promoted in numerous online event listings. These event lists not only provide timely promotion of the exhibit they also provide ongoing social media marketing.
  • Social Media Marketing: The exhibition, artist and their artwork will be marketed through Art-Competition.net, Artist Website Pro and Gallery 25N’s social media-marketing network via LinkedIn, Pinterest, Tweeter, GooglePlus, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, etc.
  • Art Market Newsletter: The Artists and the exhibition will be featured in Artist Website Pro’s, Art Market News™ with over 16,000 subscribers in the art marketplace worldwide. Subscribers consist of art buyers, fine art galleries, corporate art buyers, exhibit curators, fine art agents, architects, property developers, interior designers and art lovers.
  • Online Presence: After the exhibit ends, the artists group exhibit will remain in the “Past Exhibits” section of Gallery 25N’s website with a back-link to the artist’s websites for a minimum of two years.
  • A video is created of the artists work and exhibit and is published on G25N’s website and YouTube Channel, www.youtube.com/user/Gallery25N. The video will be promoted in all of our marketing materials.

Entry and Submissions

Entry Fee: $20 for the initial entry and $10 for each additional image. (No limit on the number of additional entries submitted.) Participating artists can submit as many works of art as they wish for the curators’ consideration.

Payments are through PayPal. All credit and debit cards are accepted.

You will receive an email notification once your submission is complete.
We look forward to seeing your artwork!