A common mistake most artists make is thinking their art will sell itself.
In the art biz, it's all about getting noticed, and one of the top ways to do it is by entering open exhibits, art competitions and juried shows, and...who knows? You just might get the top prize resulting in cash prizes by the judges and career-making commissions.
Get in the running with our Web guide to discovering competitions, calls
for art, juried art shows, and more online ...
Deadlines List - Check out breaking news and a good sampling
of the latest competitions, scholarships, residencies and more
posted here from hundreds available in a free weekly newsletter
available by subscription. Premium paid subscriptions also available.
Art Shows - Comprehensive U.S. listing of exhibitions
& fine art competitions.
The Art List - Browse the latest reports on open exhibits and juried shows in the US and worldwide with information on deadlines and requirements, and more with paid subscription.
Portrait Award - International competition hosted by the
National Gallery, London, and sponsored by British Petroleum.
Open to all portrait artists ages 18-40 working in oil, acrylic
or tempera. Substantial cash award and career opportunities.
Arts - Competition for U.K. artists only, with a substantial
cash prize for originality in painting, drawing, sculpture, photography,
and letter cutting with details on past winners.
Art Gallery NSW - The Art Gallery of New South Wales offers
details on the Archibald Prize and several other prestigious competitions
open to Australians for drawing, portraiture and landscape painting.