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1ª Open Art Miami: International Contemporary Art Competition 2017

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Call Type: Competitions
Eligibility: International
State: Florida
Entry Deadline: 6/8/17
Application Closed
Images - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 10
Total Media - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 10
Entry Fee ( 1ª Open Art Miami: International Contemporary Art Competition 2017): $25.00
Media Fee (per sample over minimum):$5.00

On the 7th of July, the awarded artists will be announced.

Open Art Miami  arises with the objective of supporting, diffusing and promoting the visual arts. Is an ideal way to gain valuable exposure for artworks and exhibit talents to a wider international audience. 

Experienced, emerging and new artists can participate regardless of nationality, age and residence.

Artists are invited to submit in any of the following mediums:

Art submitted to the competition will be reviewed by a panel of three knowledgeable professionals in the Visual Arts, each representing a different field in the art world, ensuring a fair and balanced judgment process.

This is a great opportunity to show a contemporary laboratory of arts, coinciding  at the same time with Art Basel Miami 2017. The Sun City is one of the most important growing Contemporary Art centers in the World.

The Award Jury will award $ 14, 000.00 between the prizes of the first call. Other expenses will be necessary for the exhibition space, organization and realization of the 1st International Exhibition of Contemporary Art 2017 in parallel with Art Basel Miami.


$ 2,000.00 for each First prize in  PAINTING,  PHOTOGRAPHY,  DRAWING  and  DIGITAL ART.
$ 1,000.00 for each Second Prize in PAINTING, PHOTOGRAPHY, DRAWING and DIGITAL ART.
$ 500.00 for each Third Prize in  PAINTING,  PHOTOGRAPHY  DRAWING  and DIGITAL ART.


The 100 finalists will be exposed for one year in the virtual gallery Open Art Miami, and they could receive additional prizes not specified in this program at the present time.

The Magazine OpenArtMiami will publish all the winners (four specialties and honor mentions).  It will be sent to all participants (PDF version) and five (hard copies) for each 1st, 2nd, and 3rd prize winners. In addition to hundreds of  art exposition centers, and important collector groups.

The International Exhibition will take place in December 2017 at the same time of Art Basel Miami and the International Festivals at that momento.  The Exhibition  will be curated with the winner artists of the four categories and both notices (April and September).  Thus, taking advantage of all gallery, collectors and art-dealers visitors from all over the world. All art works must be available for sale.  The Price will be determined by both the Artist and the Awarding Committee. Open Art Miami will apply to the sale price 40% and 60% for artists In a space as prestigious as the Artium Art Gallery Miami-Santiago.The original works must not be more than 47 inches wide.

OTHER BENEFITS (Selection Committee):

2 Art Residences (Week of Art Basel).
​Free Web Design and Domain for 2 artists.

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