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The threatening COVID-19 pandemic has led to the postponing of several art exhibitions, conferences and lock down of art galleries and museums. The Iran Cartoon caricature and information center has found a way to rekindle the spirit of artists by or
The Society of Typographic Aficionados (SOTA) is an international non-profit organization devoted to the promotion, study, and support of type, its history and development, its use in the world of print and digital imagery, its designers, and its admirers. The SOTA created the Catalyst Award in 2010 to recognize young people who have created original work in type design, type history, or other areas related to typography. The entries to 11th Annual SOTA Catalyst Award is now open. The award is presented to an individual 25 years of age or younger who exhibits...
The prestigious Creative Communication Award (C2A) contest created by the Farmani Group as the sister-initiative of the International Design Awards (IDA) encourages creative, distinct and outstanding ideas in communication design, advertising and digital media. This international contest emanated as a result of recognizing the need for an initiative to discover and award excellence in Communication Design worldwide. The C2A is a noteworthy and remarkable promotional platform for graphic designers, communication designers, digital media designers, agencies,...
It's time to embrace the traditions and culture of India through paintings. The India Art Festival is a contemporary art fair which has been successfully hosting since 2011. Come participate or cheer India's talented artists during the festival. The art festival is being conducted in Mumbai, Bengaluru and New Delhi. Check the important dates, so you don't miss out on your favorite art exhibitions. India Art Festival (IAF) along with mid-level and major art galleries also provides the opportunity to emerging, independent artists to get discovered and enjoy the...
The 6th edition of the Annual Bogota Design Festival is all set to take place between March 3 - March 7 2020. In the 4 day event, one can visually experience creativity and innovation at it's peak. Artists from all over the world participate to showcase their creativity in talents in any of these forms or all: artistic, graphic, digital, gastronomic, visual, interior design or fashion and more. The event is all set to take place in Columbia. In 2019, 5500+ visited the Bogota design festival and this year the numbers are expected to increase. More than 35+...
Macphun, now known as Skylum has announced the latest version of its photo editing software Luminar. The update focusses mainly on the speed factor of the photo editor. Images, filters and the entire application sees speed in every aspect. Difference could be felt in each and every tool of the software which is often felt as a competitor for Lightroom. In windows Luminar finds a 5 times improved speed while on Mac it is 12 times when compared to the earlier version. There is six to seven times boost in filters like the golden hour filter, polarizer and dehaze...
 Every year Madrid is converted into a design capital due to the festival celebrations. Thousands of people throng the streets of Madrid to witness the beautiful design installations and other featured exhibitions which is an annual occurrence. Viewers can experience a variety of art like graphic design, architecture design, interior designs and more all presented in a contemporary art form. The Festival works to convert Madrid, every February, into a city-wide celebration, opening the season during which the city becomes a cutting-edge space in the fields...
Fusion Art is conducting it's 4th annual 'Colors' online art competition in March 2020. The art event is open to all 2D and 3D artists worldwide. If one or more color available in the photography, then the criteria for online submission is met. It's an open theme, so photographers and artists can bring in their creativity. There are 3 main categories: 1) Traditional Art 2) Digital Art and Photography 3) 3D Art. Awards will be given to the 2nd till 5th place winners. The first place winner will receive a Best in Show Award, Cash prize(will be decided later) and a...
 Be a part of the high profile illustration competition organized by the Association of Illustrators(AOI). For more than 45 years, AOI has been juring competitions. The awards for 2020 will be judged across ten exciting, refreshed categories that represent breadth and ambition of work being made globally today. Over the years, many shortlisted and winning illustrators have received significant, career boosting exposure through the awards. Illustration aoi by nathalielees Illustration heart aoi by proteinimaging Illustration commercial publishing aoi entry...
Celebrate a weekend full of fun(February 14 -16th) at TAAFI and experience the world's best animation shorts. Toronto’s animation festival brings you eye-popping shorts and features from around the world February 14-16. The animated person of the year will receive a Kaj Pindal Award. Past recipients of Kaj Pindal Award are Marv Newland and Dean DeBlois( How to Train your Dragon), Ray Harry hausen and more. TAAFI is a non-profit volunteer organization, supported by many of the leading animation studios and industry organizations throughout the year as well...
Lumen Prize for Digital art is open for all artists worldwide. It's the 9th annual edition and fabulous chance to win the cash prize $11,500. Winning/Shortlisted a Lumen prize gives more network visibility in the art industry. There are totally 9 awards which can be won this year. Lumen Art Projects, a not-for-profit based in the UK, is dedicated to providing opportunities for artists who engage with technology globally through links with cultural venues, festivals and institutions globally.The Lumen Prize celebrates the very best art created with technology...
Now, you can create and share 3D photos which can pop right from your Android and Iphone devices. LucidPix 3D allows you to capture 3D pictures, add fun frames and also make your existing photos into 3D. You don't need special 3D glasses to view the pictures. The advanced 3D depth AI works almost on all current and old smart phones. So whether it's an iPhone 11 or iPhone 6, you can still make your pictures into 3D. LucidPix was developed by Lucidd Inc. and it's not officially released yet. Download LucidPix for free and give 3D photography a try today! 3d...
Francis Newton Souza(1924 -2002) is one of the rare artists, where you either end being taken aback by his paintings or fall in love with it totally. Francis Newton Souza is the founder of India’s Progressive Art Movement. Francis Newton Souza famously said, "Renaissance painters painted men and women making them look like angels. I paint for angels to show them what men and women really look like." His paintings portray a...
Architecture Design: Evolo Magazine had hosted a usable skyscraper architecture design models which can be used during emergency situations like flooding, hurricanes, earthquakes and for modern farming techniques. Every floor has a lightweight 3d printed slabs, which will be pulled up to form floors along with the steel reinforcements. You can decide to use the floors for medical bay, farming, housing and so on. The skyscraper can be easily identified from the sky, so relief will reach faster. The first place winners were Damian Granosik, Jakub Kulisa and Piotr...
The old grain storage silo's have been given a new leash of life, after they were converted into the world's largest mural. The guinness book of records have recognized this book shelf mural as the largest in the world, beating the Pueblo Levee Project in Pueblo. The Book shelf mural is named " Journey to Adulthood" and it's a teamwork of more than 20 artists in Incheon. "Journey to Adulthood" mural used more than 850,000 litres of paint, which talsk about the seasons and they look like large books in a library shelf. The estimated cost for painting the largest...
There is a steady rise in attack and killing women on the suspicion of indulging in witchcraft in Odisha. In 2019, at least four women were killed every month over suspicions of practising witchcraft, between January and August, according to official statistics. It was stories of such horrific violence that led to a churn within Pankaja Sethi. The Odisha-based textile designer and social anthropologist began exploring how she could project the vulnerability of women. Sethi decided to use her art to chann...