International "Open" Art Competition

“This world is but a canvas to our imagination.”~Henry David Thoreau~


Prospectus

Fusion Art invites submissions for its 6th international quarterly group online exhibition. For this "Open" (no theme) art competition, 2D and 3D artists, worldwide, are encouraged to submit their best work in any subject matter using any of the accepted mediums. The work can range from realism to surrealism to abstraction and all artists, regardless of location or experience, are encouraged to submit their best representational or abstract art and photography.

A three-month group online exhibition will be featured on the Fusion Art website starting April 15 through July 14, 2018.  

Best in Show will be awarded to one winner in each category (Traditional Art, Digital Art & Photography, and 3-Dimensional Art) and the Best in Show winners will receive an invitation to the 3rd annual group show in Palm Springs in November 2018. In addition, the gallery will award Honorable Mention in each category. The number of Honorable Mention awards will depend on the number and quality of the entries received. 

The winners will be marketed and promoted extensively through the gallery's website, in hundreds of press release announcements, email marketing, online event calendars, art news websites, including but not limited to ARTFIXdaily and Artweek and through the gallery’s extensive social media outlets. Artweek.com, alone, has 30,000 newsletter subscribers and almost 300,000 website visitors per month and ARTFIXdaily is the industry leader in curated news from the Art World. 


Dates and Deadlines (all deadlines are Pacific Standard Time)

  • Call for Artists Announced: January 21, 2018
  • Deadline for Entries:  March 20, 2018
  • Opening of Online Exhibition:  April 15, 2018
  • Online Exhibition Closed & Archived:  July 14, 2018 (remains on website under "Archived Exhibitions” for 3 years)

Entry Fees

  • A nonrefundable entry fee of $35 for up to 5 images.
  • Artists may enter the competition more than once if they have more than 5 works they want to be considered.
  • Artists are encouraged to enter the maximum number of images allowable for the entry fee. All images entered are not guaranteed to be accepted.
  • ENTRY FEES ARE NOT REFUNDABLE
  • Payment is required at the time of entry.

Acceptable Mediums & Sizes

  • "Traditional" is open to the following 2D media:  painting, drawing, pastels, inks, pencil, encaustic, fiber, and mixed media.
  • "Photography & Digital" is open to the following media: analog photography, digital photography, digital photo artwork, digital painting, digital manipulations, digital collage, photopainting, vector drawing, digital mixed media (integrated art).
  • "3-Dimensional" Art is acceptable in this competition and is open to the following media: relief, pottery, sculpture, installation, kinetic, and conceptual 3-D artworks created in metal, paper, wood, stone, fiber, plastics, glass, ceramics, or any other material which can be used to create 3-dimensional art.
  • As this is exclusively an online exhibition there are no size limitations on the artwork submitted.

Awards

  • Best in Show will be awarded to one winner in each category (Traditional Art, Digital Art & Photography, and 3-Dimensional Art) and the Best in Show winners will receive an invitation to the 3rd annual group show in Palm Springs in November 2018.
  • In addition, the gallery will award Honorable Mention in each category. The number of Honorable Mention awards will depend on the number and quality of the entries received. All accepted artists will receive a digital award certificate, event announcement and copy of the press release for their art portfolio.
  • A video of the group exhibition will be created and available on the website and Fusion Art's YouTube channel.
  • The artists will be promoted on the website, in hundreds of online press releases, in online event calendars, art news websites, including but not limited to ARTFIXdaily and Artweek and through the gallery’s extensive social media outlets. Artweek.com, alone, has 30,000 newsletter subscribers and almost 300,000 website visitors per month and ARTFIXdaily is the industry leader in curated news from the Art World.
  • Links to the artist's website will be listed on the exhibition page and should result in increased traffic to the artist's website.
  • Fusion Art's objective is to promote the artists, worldwide, to art professionals, gallerists, collectors and buyers.
  • All inquiries from potential buyers will be directed to the artist for negotiation. Fusion Art does not take a commission on any sale that results from the online exhibition.

Fusion Art utilizes the Submittable platform to receive, process and jury all competition entries.

Submittable is an international platform that is used for administrative processing by over 9000 organizations that specialize in art, photography, publishing, music, film-making, education and grants. It provides artists with a free, secure and easy-to-use system to apply to a wide variety of national (and international) juried art exhibitions 24 hours a day. There is no cost to the artist to register on the site and all payments processed through Submittable are secure. Submittable accepts both credit cards and PayPal.

Artists who submit an entry and images to Fusion Art must agree to Fusion Art's Terms of Service and Use, Privacy Policy and Competition Rules.

Read the full Competition Rules on the submission page. Click the button below to submit:
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