Chelsea International Fine Art Competition

Deadline: 14 March 2011
Open to: all visual artists worldwide above the age of 18
Prize: awards valued at $38,000

Chelsea International Fine Art Competition, hosted by Agora Gallery, is a renowned art contest that is juried by prominent museum curators and art experts. It is a great opportunity for the juror-selected artists to gain exposure by exhibiting their work in the famed Chelsea Art Gallery District as well as be part of online and print promotions.

The Chelsea International Fine Art Competition is open to visual artists from anywhere in the world and at all stages in their career. In previous years the juror has selected artists working in painting, sculpture, photography, drawing, mixed media and print.


All visual artists worldwide above the age of 18 are eligible to participate. To view the complete competition terms click here.


Awards with a total value of $38,000 will be distributed to selected artists. The awards are chosen to help artists advance their careers and to maximize their exposure to collectors and the New York art scene. They include participation in the renowned Chelsea International Fine Art Competition Exhibition in the heart of Chelsea, New York, review by an art critic, cash prizes and exclusive internet promotion.

How to Enter

# March 14, 2011 – Submission deadline

There is a $35 entry fee for up to 5 images; $5 for each additional image.

All competition entries are processed through the online entry system. Printed Call-for-Entry forms are no longer used (Look at the right-hand bar with the sign “Enter the Competition”).

Before you begin the process of entering the competition, please have the following information and materials ready:

* Your contact information for registration and notification
* Title, dimensions and medium of each artwork
* High quality image files of your work in JPG format


Please email if you have some questions.

The official webpage.

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