Entry Fee (NOIR first entry): $25.00
Media Fee(NOIR additional entries): $10.00
Images | Minimum:Min. 0, Maximum:Max. 20
Video | Minimum:Min. 0, Maximum:Max. 6
Total Samples | Minimum:Min. 1, Maximum:Max. 20
Art Fluent invites artists worldwide to submit artwork to our online exhibit, NOIR.
Step into the shadows and embrace the mysterious allure of Noir. Defined by moody and atmospheric aesthetics, this artistic genre thrives on the interplay of light and shadow, creating an evocative visual style characterized by deep shadows and high drama. Noir goes beyond a mere genre; it evokes an underlying energy of tension, ambiguity, and emotional intensity like no other. Dark and mysterious on steroids. Submit your shadowy masterpieces and show us NOIR from your perspective.
JPEGs due by Friday, November 10, 2023 at midnight MST.
Notification of acceptance and online gallery opening by Friday, December 8, 2023.
All accepted pieces will be displayed in our online gallery at www.art-fluent.com
Best of Show: $750
Two Director’s Choice awards: $250 each
$25 for first entry/$10 for each additional entry, you may enter up to 20 total. Payment is non-refundable and does not guarantee acceptance. For 3D work, there is no need to pay for additional entries for detail shots. Once your first entry is made, you may send additional views by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Director’s choice. Each show is curated and juried by Creative Director, Amy Matteson Neill along with an anonymous committee of jurors. Please note, there is no personal feedback given by jurors.
Please only submit properly cropped images of your work that are in focus.
All images must be in JPEG/JPG format using CaFÉ guidelines. The image size must be 1,200 pixels or greater on the longest side. Maximum file size is 5 mb.
Accepted video formats include MOV, MP4, WMV. Aspect ratio 4:3 or 16:9, resolution minimum 640x480, maximum 1920 x1080, bit rate recommended above 240 kbps, recommended frame rate 30 fps. File size must be under 100 MB. If your video work has been selected for the exhibit, we kindly request that you provide us with the file link via Vimeo.
Notification will be done by email, everyone who submits will be notified of the juror’s selections. If for any reason you do not hear from us by the notification date, please check the filters in your email account. Notification emails are sent to the email on file with CaFÉ.
All sales inquiries will be directed to the artist’s website and/or contact information. For any artwork that is sold, the artists receive 100% of the sale.
A portion of the proceeds from the entry fees is donated to organizations committed to the arts and supporting artists.
Cash awards over $600 are subject to federal income tax withholding within the United States. A W-9 form must be filled out by the winner and submitted to Art Fluent, Inc.
This call is open to artists worldwide, both amateur and professional. Work that has been selected for previous exhibits with Art Fluent will not be considered.
Work that is copied or done under the guidance of an instructor is not eligible. Open to ALL fine art mediums (oil, acrylic, watermedia, pastel, drawing, printmaking, mixed media, photography, sculpture, fiber, wood, ceramics, film/video, digital art- AI will not be accepted). Diptychs and triptychs should be uploaded as a single image.