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CALL FOR ARTISTS CANVAS International Art Fair

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CANVAS is an International Art Fair that will present collective and solo projects by leading and emerging international artists. ITSLIQUID Group, with an experience of more than 250 art exhibitions all around the world and twelve editions of international fairs, is proud to announce the debut of CANVAS – London International Art Fair that will represent a forum for direct exchange of ideas and contacts between collectors, artists, photographers, designers and art professionals, featuring paintings, sculptures, photography art, installations, video art and live performance. CANVAS will provide artists and exhibitors with the unique opportunity to present their works to an international audience of professionals as curators, gallerists, collectors, editors and publishers who seek to acquire, publish and encourage the best contemporary art talents.
 
The word “canvas” was used for the first time in Italy in the 14th century and it has become the most common support medium for oil painting, replacing wooden panels. During the centuries, the canvas’ meaning has changed, starting from paintings, throught the photographic and cinematographic film, exploring the human body, to the digital world. Canvas is the creatives’ common ground, on which they can express themselves. We invite all the artists to share their personal artistic research through any kind of media, from painting to sculptures and installation, from photography to videoart and live performance.

CANVAS International Art Fair is organized by ITSLIQUID GROUP in collaboration with Mercato Metropolitano and YMX Arts, and it will be held in London at THE LINE Contemporary Art Space from September 03, 2020 to January 15, 2021. It consists of 3 main events:
– THE SKIN PROJECT from September 03, 2020 to October 09, 2020 
Extended deadline for applications is August 09, 2020 (11.59 PM of your local time)
– OUT OF BALANCE from October 22, 2020 to November 20, 2020 
Deadline for applications is September 13, 2020 (11.59 PM of your local time)
– MIXING IDENTITIES from December 03, 2020 to January 15, 2021
Deadline for applications is October 23, 2020 (11.59 PM of your local time)

Artists interested in taking part in our shows, are free to be sponsored and supported by institutions, organizations, governments and their representers; the logos of their sponsors will be included in all the communication (digital and print) of the events. Artists are free to take part in one or more events.
The participation includes the following services
– exhibition space dedicated to the artist’s works
– assisting with customs formalities, international shipping and local transport
– assisting in finding accommodation for artist
– the design and the printing of invitation cards, posters
– the global and local press office, publicity, press, banners, totem, etc.
– the realization of the exhibition website and dedicated press releases
– mounting and dismounting of the exhibition
– exhibitions opening event with drinks and food
– a one day dedicated presentation, talk or workshop focusing on the artist’s career
– a dedicated live interview on MM Radio, published also on ITSLIQUID website and spread on our social networks
– providing services and drinks for small meetings at the exhibition places for invited guests
– the publication of a printed catalogue that will include all the participants

 

Deadline: 
09/13/2020

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VIA Arts Prize 2020

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"Viver" by Estabrak (Jury Commendation 2019) and "Baiana" by Kevin Cheste

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£2,000
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Three cash prizes of £2,000, generously provided by Itaú, will be awarded to the jury committee’s first, second and third choices in December of this year. A cash prize of £1,000 will also be granted to the winner of the ‘People's Choice Award’ (to be determined by the public via an online voting system). The four winners of the 2020 VIA Arts Prize will also be awarded a joint exhibition in the Embassy of Brazil’s Sala Brasil in 2021, alongside the 2019 winner's show.

Deadline: 
09/27/2020

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N/A
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PhotoX Awards 2020

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PhotoX Awards 2020 - PHOTOGRAPHY

International Open Call

Open to all genres and styles of photography with no age limits

Prize summary: 
£2000 Cash Awards & Finalists' Virtual Exhibition
Prizes Details: 

Open Photographer of the Year £1000

Food & Beverage (category theme) Prize £600

Young Photographer of the Year (under 18 years) £200

Public Choice Prize £200

Deadline: 
10/23/2020
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Call for Entries! (September 2020)

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Art Hole is an independent artist-run and ad-free international print and online publication dedicated to showcasing and promoting experimental and progressive contemporary art, which reflects modern society and its environment, provokes conversation and action; fosters innovation and diversity of mediums which make today’s art scene so intriguing and versatile.

ELIGIBILITY: Artists are welcome to submit works in any medium.

Artists or any art organisations on behalf of artists from all countries are welcome to submit their works for consideration.

DEADLINE: 25 August 2020 

HOW TO APPLY:

Submit images by email (high quality images)

A brief bio about the artist / artwork (120 words max)

Deadline: 
08/25/2020

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Fee Detail: 
Free to enter
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ETERNAL | CALL FOR ARTISTS

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The title of this open call is as suggestive as it sounds and to match it we’ve added some super prizes on the line.

One of this days not long ago while we were in the gallery together with some other artists, we had one of the most interesting conversations ever! An interesting question came up- “Do you ever create with eternity in mind”? 

We found out that that the answer was “yes” for all of us, we all have moments when our mind is up in the sky, up in the future, visualising Eternity. 

This open call is addressing to artists who appreciate their own work and dare to dream big! 

The open call will be open from 6 July  2020 until 15 September 2020.

Awards. 

1.  A two days VIP experience at the 5 star hotel Shangri La- London.

2. One week solo show in our gallery space in Aldgate.

3. £500 cash award.

Numbers 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 plus the 3 winners will be given a group show at our gallery space in Aldgate. 

 

About the awards.

First place - Our choice for the first place award in this competition is a 2 days VIP experience at the 5 star hotel “Shangri-La London” (23 to 25 November 2020).

Situated between floors 34- 52 in Renzo Piano’s iconic building “The Shard”-  Shangri La London is the second tallest 5 star hotel in Europe.

The Deluxe King room we’ve chosen for our winner has mind blowing northerly and easterly views, including some of London’s most famous landmarks.

Among all the great things that come with this two days 5 stars VIP experience, here are some of the most notable ones: dinning and cocktail experiences at Tíng Restaurant | full access to Infinity Skypool (the highest pool in Europe) | 360 panoramic view at The View From The Shard on floors 68, 69 and 72.

 

The two days VIP experience at Shangri-La London is for 2 persons so the winner is free to take another person at he’s/her  own will. 

In the unfortunate situation where the winner can not travel to London, an alternative award will be £1200 payable within 72 hours from the votes validation. 

Second place - will be given a week solo show in our gallery space in Aldgate. The artist is fully responsible for the the shipment costs. 

We will cover the following: Gallery space | all the admin for promotion | catering expense | caviar | champagne | stuff | the guest list | printed material | photographer. 

Third place- will be given a £500 cash award payable within 72 hours from the votes validation. 

Venue.

A group show with all the 16 winners of the competition will take place at our gallery space in Aldgate. 

The event will run from 23 to 29 October 2020 with an opening event on 23 October | 6 to 9 pm.

We will welcome our guests with champagne, caviar and great art. 

 

Selection of the artist will be done in 2 steps:

Semifinal- 21 September the curatorial team will select 50 artists subject to public jurisdiction.

Final-  22 September at 6 pm (local time) we will post the 50 semifinalists on our Instagram page where the public can vote. Every winning picture from each of the 50 artists will be given a number and the audience can vote their favourite number in the comments. Stop vote will be half an hour later at 6:30 pm (local time). The validation of the votes will be on September 23th | 6 pm local time when we will post the 16 winners on our insta and web pages. 

Please note that votes from profiles who are private or profiles who don’t have at least a post that is 4 months old (at the time of the vote) won’t be validated. 

Curators: Carolina Pastore | Constantin 

Carolina Pastore | Independent Curator |  Carolina Pastore works as Gallery & Graphics Assistant at BEERS London, and as a freelance 3D Rendering Artist and Graphic Designer for design studios and art galleries around London. She is also collaborating on different projects as an emerging Independent Curator. 

Carolina holds a BA in Interior & Exhibition Design from IED Rome and an MA in Curating Contemporary Design from Kingston University in partnership with the Design Museum.

 

Constantin | Visual Artist | 

Constantin is a London-based contemporary artist, moving in the field of figurative and pop art. His fascination on the human form is being expressed through sublime compositions both in structure and colour.

Constantin is depicting reality in a way that is pushing the viewer to reconsider the values that have been set in our society, such as, amongst others, the standard idea of what is considered to be beautiful, our sexuality, religion, and social behaviour. He deconstructs the human figure and creates a dialogue between opposing ideas, by producing artworks that are “sweet” and “shocking” simultaneously,  and by exploring the gap between “reality” and “dream”.

 

Submission Guidelines:

To apply for Eternal open call simply send us 3 images of your work  (3 separate works), Title_ Size_ Medium_ Price and a short bio, no more than 150 words.

Eligible media but not limited: painting, sculpture, photography, digital art, installation, performance, video, print.

More details.

To apply for for “Eternal” open call is free of charge, only the accepted submissions will be required to pay a small non refundable fee of £25 (a PayPal invoice will follow after the confirmation email). 

 

Who can apply? 

Artists of any country and background can apply for this open call! 

What happens if a second lockdown is coming? 

In the unfortunate scenario of another lockdown we will have to change the exhibition dates according to governmental guidelines. 

This does not apply to cash awards, the cash awards will be paid accordingly! 

Good luck to you all!

Prizes Details: 

1.  A two days VIP experience at the 5 star hotel Shangri La- London.

2. One week solo show in our gallery space in Aldgate.

3. £500 cash award.

Numbers 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 plus the 3 winners will be given a group show at our gallery space in Aldgate.

About the awards.

 

First place - Our choice for the first place award in this competition is a 2 days VIP experience at the 5 star hotel “Shangri-La London” (23 to 25 November 2020).

Situated between floors 34- 52 in Renzo Piano’s iconic building “The Shard”-  Shangri La London is the second tallest 5 star hotel in Europe.

The Deluxe King room we’ve chosen for our winner has mind blowing northerly and easterly views, including some of London’s most famous landmarks.

Among all the great things that come with this two days 5 stars VIP experience, here are some of the most notable ones: dinning and cocktail experiences at Tíng Restaurant | full access to Infinity Skypool (the highest pool in Europe) | 360 panoramic view at The View From The Shard on floors 68, 69 and 72.

 

The two days VIP experience at Shangri-La London is for 2 persons so the winner is free to take another person at he’s/her  own will. 

 

In the unfortunate situation where the winner can not travel to London, an alternative award will be £1200 payable within 72 hours from the votes validation. 

 

Second place - will be given a week solo show in our gallery space in Aldgate. The artist is fully responsible for the the shipment costs. 

We will cover the following: Gallery space | all the admin for promotion | catering expense | caviar | champagne | stuff | the guest list | printed material | photographer. 

 

Third place- will be given a £500 cash award payable within 72 hours from the votes validation.

Deadline: 
09/15/2020

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INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ART, ArtMaze Magazine Autumn Edition: Issue 19

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Art Maze Magazine is an independent artist-run and ad-free international print and online publication dedicated to showcasing and promoting experimental and progressive contemporary art, which reflects modern society and its environment, provokes conversation and action; fosters innovation and diversity of mediums which make today’s art scene so intriguing and versatile.

 

ELIGIBILITY: Artists are welcome to submit works in any medium: painting, drawing, sculpture, ceramics, printmaking, photography, textile, installation, mixed media, digital, film (only jpg + link to video) etc. All visual art mediums are welcome.

Artists or any art organisations on behalf of artists from all countries are welcome to submit their works for consideration.

Each submitted artist, whether selected for a publication or not, will receive a digital copy of the magazine’s issue which they applied for.

There is no specific theme for this call for art.

 

DISTRIBUTION: Physical and digital copies of ArtMaze Mag are distributed worldwide via bookshops, galleries and through their online shopping as well as through ArtMaze’s online store. More info: https://artmazemag.com/shop/

DEADLINE: August 13th, 2020 (12:00 AM, midnight: end of the day 13th August – Eastern Standard Time)

GUEST CURATOR: Projet Pangée (Montreal, Canada)*:

Julie Côté, founder and head curator;

Sophie Latouche and Michelle Bui, gallery associates and curators.

Selected artists will be asked for high resolution images of the submitted works and will be published in the next print and digital issue of ArtMaze Magazine. Each (selected) artist will receive a 1 or 2-page spread in print and digital (PDF) magazine including bio, statement, website, and 1-5 featured artworks. All submitted artists will receive a complimentary PDF copy of the magazine and all published artists will be promoted on our website/social media. Physical copies of Art Maze Magazine are printed to the highest quality in London, UK.

*Projet Pangée is a contemporary art gallery based in Montreal, Canada. The gallery cultivates insightful exhibitions that engage both artist and viewer in aesthetic and theoretical dialogues. In seeking contemporary artists working within a diversity of mediums, Projet Pangée aims to foster fresh and evolving conversations. Such trajectories begin with a focus on emerging artists and open up to a mandate that generates new perspectives by reinforcing art communities both locally and abroad.

The current team is Julie Côté (founder and head curator), Sophie Latouche (gallery associate and curator), and Michelle Bui (gallery associate and curator). Projet Pangée’s structure is defined by the various knowledge and interests of each member, playing into the identity of this evolving gallery. 

Deadline: 
08/13/2020

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Fee Detail: 
£25
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