Agora Gallery of New York City is now accepting submissions for: \"The 23rd Chelsea International Fine Art Competition\", FEBRUARY 7 - MARCH 7, 2008. Awards valued at Thirty Eight Thousand dollars ($38,000) will be distributed as follows: exhibition at the Chelsea gallery, cash awards, Internet exposure and publicity in ARTisSpectrum magazine. Deadline: March 7, 2008
Agora Gallery has been the sponsor of The Chelsea International Fine Art Competition since its establishment in 1984. The competition is a renowned, juried, museum-curated, international art event; featuring awards, visibility, and participation in a group exhibition. Agora Gallery presents the juror selected artists to the New York art market through an exhibition, the Internet, and pro-active promotion.
The 2008 competition will be juried by Manon Slome, Chief Curator of the Chelsea Museum of Art. http://chelseaartmuseum.org
As part of our ongoing commitment to “giving back to the community we live and work in”, Agora Gallery will be donating 25% of its proceeds of the sale of artwork from the competition exhibition to the non-profit organization - Art Start. Through its innovative programs, Art Start brings together art, artists and children in need throughout the Metropolitan Area. http://www.art-start.org
The competition will open in February of 2008 to all visual artists 18 years or older working in any media with the exception of video art, film and performance art.
The exhibition will take place in Agora Gallery, Chelsea , New York City.
The submission form will be available February 7th.
Click here to Enter the competition