MidWk Update: Art Contests


Hello! Calling all the artists and photographers…more contests courtesy of artshow.com.

Credit source: artshow.com

Art Show International Juried Art Competitions

One of the world’s fastest growing art galleries, Art Show International, invites all visual artists to submit their artworks for online art competitions and solo exhibitions. $1,000 in cash prizes each month, $14,500 annually. Long-term residency available. All mediums, including 2D & 3D, painting, sculpture, digital, printmaking, fiber, photography, mixed media, video, experimental and installation works. Themes are Solo, Landscape, Flower, Animal, Abstract, Figurative, Open, Portrait. Fee: $10/artwork, 5 submissions per theme. Deadline: April 5, 2021. More info. Contact: email

6th Annual Artist’s Choice Art Competition

Fusion Art announces a call to artists for an online art exhibition, April 8 – May 4, 2021. Cash prizes and an invitation to Fusion Art’s 6th Annual Group Show in Palm Springs in 2022 for Best in Show winners. Juror: Chris Hoffman. For this open (no theme) competition, both 2D and 3D artists, worldwide, are invited to submit their best art and photography in any subject matter and any media. The artwork can range from realism to surrealism to abstraction and artists, regardless of location or experience, are encouraged to submit their best representational and/or nonrepresentational art and photography. $20 for 1 image / $35 for up to 5 images. Deadline: April 4, 2021. More info. Contact: email

Merged II: d’Art’s Second National Exhibition of Collage and Assemblage

The d’Art Center in Norfolk, VA seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, May 1-23, 2021. $950 in awards. The exhibition will be co-curated by gallery manager Amanda Bradley, and exhibition juror, Andy Harris. Merged is an exhibition of original unique 2D and 3D collage and assemblage artworks that includes mediums specifically but not limited to found objects, recycled materials, paper, fiber, wood, and metals. Collages and assemblages must be free standing, wall mount, or pedestal ready. Work may be no longer than 60″ in its longest dimension, and weigh no more than 50 pounds. We also have an open call for artists for a solo show opportunity in the d’Art Center’s Vault during the Merged show the the Main Gallery. $35 for up to 3 works, additional submissions $5, up to 10 total. Deadline: April 4, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 757-625-4211.

Accepting Art Submissions for Issue Six

FROM | Outsider Art Magazine is now accepting art submissions for Issue Six. All “Outsider” visual art forms and artists are acceptable. – Outsider Art, Folk Art, Brut Art, Naïve Art, Self-Taught, Intuitive Art, Neuve Invention, Visionary, Raw, Underground Art, Lowbrow etc … Free entry. Deadline: April 4, 2021. More info.

3rd Into the Wild Quarterly Art Competition

Fusion Art invites submissions for the 3rd Into the Wild Online Art Competition, April 15 – July 14, 2021. Winners and finalists are provided with extensive worldwide publicity and promotion. Best in Show winners invited to Annual Group Show. 2D and 3D artists, worldwide, are encouraged to submit their best work depicting wildlife. The wildlife theme includes any undomesticated animal species including any wild mammal, wild fish, wild bird or wild reptile. $20 for 1 image / $35 for up to 5 images. Deadline: April 5, 2021. More info. Contact: email

Call of the Wild

SFVACC announces a call to artists for an online exhibition, May 1-31, 2021. Best of Show $800, 1st Place $400, 2nd Place $300. Juror: Carla Laureen Bollinger. Artwork submissions are limited to six original artworks per artist as .JPGs in the following media: drawing, mixed media, collage, printmaking, fiber art, photography, painting, digital art and sculpture. Entries must be original and of the artist’s or photographer’s own execution. Do not submit works which violate copyright laws. Once artwork is submitted, it may not be substituted or withdrawn by the artist. Please do not enter art that has been shown at any previous SFVACC/SCORE exhibit! First entry: $35. Artist may add up to 5 additional entries at $5 each. Deadline: April 6, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call (818) 996-1630.

Skies Art Contest

Grey Cube Gallery proudly presents the second Skies online art contest for the month of April. Open to all artists worldwide over 18 years of age. The primary focus of this contest must be any depiction of the skies (clouds, rainbows, storms, stars, planets, moon, the night sky, the day sky, dusk and dawn). All visual art mediums (except video and sound) are allowed. The Best of Show winning artwork will be displayed as the poster of the show. All winning artists (Merit Award & Honorable Mention) will receive a digital award certificate. $16 for 2 images of artwork. You may enter more than once. Deadline: April 8, 2021. More info. Contact: email

20th National Small Print Show (Virtual Show)

The Creede Arts Council announces a call to artists for an online juried art exhibition, June 15 – July 16, 2021. Cash Awards for Best in Show, 2nd Place, 3rd Place, Honorable Mentions. Juror: Stephen Quiller. Matted (10″ x 10″ mat dimension) original hand pulled prints may be submitted. Additional requirements for submissions is included in the Call for Entry form. Artists from all 50 states and Canada are eligible to submit up to 3 original prints by USPS mail for judging. Accepted prints will be shown in a virtual show. Prints may be sold or auctioned in the show. $40 entry fee. Deadline: April 9, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 719-658-0312.

More will be added later in April. Click on the links above for the information. Enjoy your Wednesday, be safe, be healthy, and be blessed.

Featured and other images: artshow.com & Pexel

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