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October 2020 Art Deadlines

October 06, 2020 – 35TH CHELSEA INTERNATIONAL FINE ART COMPETITION

The Competition is an ideal way to exhibit your talent to a wider international audience. With a distinguished panel of jurors and more than $70,000 in valuable prizes, it is open to visual artists from around the world at any stage of their careers. Painting, sculpture, photography, drawing, mixed media, and print are the accepted mediums. Entry Fee. Details:http://bitly.com/2vJzTqF

October 07, 2020 – EMBRACING OUR DIFFERENCES ART EXHIBIT CELEBRATING DIVERSITY

EOD is seeking submissions for an outdoor juried art exhibit reflecting the artists’ interpretations of the theme “enriching lives through diversity.“ The exhibit is displayed annually at Bayfront Park in Sarasota, FL and will be displayed from January 20 through April 1, 2021. Awards are given for “Best-in-Show Adult,“ “Best-in-Show Student,“ and “Peoples Choice” totaling $3000. No Entry Fee. Details: 941-404-5710 OR http://www.embracingourdifferences.org/submit-art-2021-exhibit OR [email protected]

October 9, 2020 – WATERCOLOR GROUP SHOW

The Watercolor Open Call gives artists the opportunity to participate in a juried show in the WestPark Workshop Gallery. Michael Dunlavey will be the juror for this show, and is being featured in a concurrent exhibition of watercolor works in the main Coker gallery. We are looking for works in watermedia. Application Fee. Details: (916) 783-4117 OR http://www.bluelinearts.org/watercolor-artists-2020 OR [email protected]

October 10, 2020 – 11TH ANNUAL MANIFEST PRIZE [$5,000 CASH AWARD]

The Cincinnati based non-profit arts organization and gallery, Manifest, invites visual artists to submit works of art of any media, any genre/style, and/or any size. One work will be selected for the award and featured in the gallery. Early Deadline (Oct 1): $40 for up to five entries. $5 each additional entry. Final Deadline (Oct 10): $60 for up to five entries. $5 each additional entry. Entry Fee. Details: 513-861-3638 OR http://www.manifestgallery.org/one OR [email protected]

October 15, 2020 – ELLEN FITZGIBBON MEMORIAL PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION

Ellen never imagined she had cancer. She was 45 years old, working full-time as a veterinarian, traveling, and taking photographs. After Ellen’s ovarian cancer diagnosis, photography, which had been a hobby, became a passion.” The theme of the competition is the natural world and animal kingdom. You may submit only one photo along with a short statement. No Entry Fee. Details:http://bitly.com/3aRjZuM

October 23, 2020 – AMATEUR PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR 2020

The competition is organised by the Amateur Photographer magazine, in partnership with Sigma and Photocrowd. The contest is divided into eight monthly rounds, each one focusing on a specific theme: 1. Points of view 2. Monochrome magic 3. Up close and personal 4. Keep on moving 5. City life 6. Natural world 7. Light and shadow 8. About face. Entry Fee. Details:http://bitly.com/2UhniFb

October 31, 2020 – ZEPTER INTERNATIONAL DESIGN AWARD | ARTZEPT 2020 ART WALL INSTALLATIONS

For the conceptual solution of a wall decoration on the rendered outdoor facade of a facility, measuring 629 cm in height by 697 cm in width, as a part of the Zepter Foundation museum complex. The contestants are expected to propose a technically feasible visual solution applicable in a wide range of modern, durable and weather-proof materials. No Entry Fee. Details:http://bitly.com/2qpKTFs

November 01, 2020 – THE ALLARD PRIZE PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION

The Allard Prize Photography Competition invites photographers from around the globe to submit images reflecting themes of leadership and courage in combating corruption and promoting human rights. Entries should reflect themes of courage and leadership in combating corruption, especially through promoting transparency, accountability and the rule of law, and of human rights and/or anti-corruption. No Entry Fee. Details:http://bitly.com/2Z7lWgL

November 02, 2020 – INTERNATIONAL COMPOST AWARENESS WEEK 2021 POSTER CONTEST

The poster theme is “Grow, Eat…COMPOST…Repeat”. The ICAW 2021 theme is based on the circular movement of the organics recycling process flowing from farm to table to farm again. This circular process turns recycled organic materials into compost which creates healthy soils leading to more nutrient dense fruits and vegetables, with that waste going back to being composted and the process starts again. No Entry Fee. Details:http://bitly.com/2YtUPxp

November 15, 2020 – EXPO 40

bj spoke gallery’s annual EXPO show will be online this year. Francesca Altamura, juror. Entry Fee. Details: 631-549-5106 OR http://www.bjspokegallery.org/expo-40/ OR [email protected]

November 27, 2020 – 15TH ARTE LAGUNA PRIZE

Arte Laguna Prize, the world’s most influential competition for emerging artists and designers, showcases and promotes creative talents. With fourteen years of history the Arte Laguna Prize gives the opportunity to join the huge network of collaborations worldwide, exhibit in the breathtaking location of the Arsenale of Venice, win cash prizes and much more. Entry Fee. Details:http://bitly.com/2zUHvsU

January 14, 2021 – SONY WORLD PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS 2021

The Sony World Photography Awards are organised annually by World Photography Organisation and sponsored by Sony. The Sony World Photography Awards features four competitions: 1/ Professional competition, 2/ Open competition, 3/ Youth competition, 4/ Student competition. No Entry Fee. Details:http://bitly.com/2gaxoRd

January 14, 2021 – 2020 NEWCOMER AWARD | INTERNATIONAL POSTER COMPETITION

Weltformat Graphic Design Festival in Lucerne (Switzerland) is looking for the best young poster designers. This year’s theme is “Still Going Strong”. In recent months we have all been confronted with changes, limitations and cancellations. However, the relevance and power of design remain undiminished. Why is graphic design and the visibility of it so important – especially in times of uncertainty? No Entry Fee. Details:http://bitly.com/2WDTV0p

February 01, 2021 – RHS PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPETITION 2021

The RHS Photographic Competition is organised by the Royal Horticultural Society. The RHS Photographic Competition inspires young and old alike to get outdoors and record how enriching and inspiring gardens and plants can be. There are 10 categories: Gardens, Welcoming wildlife, Plants, Creative, Macro, Indoor gardening, Under 18s (age 11-17), Under 11s, Social Media, Portfolio. No Entry Fee. Details:http://bitly.com/2ji7e1s

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