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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 awa
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...
Art: Aesthetica Art Prize celebrates the beauty of art regardless of the form it's presented. It's an annual art contest which serves as a platform for both amateurs and professional artists to have a wider exposure in the international art community. You can enter for the Main Art Prize Category or the Emerging Art Prize and entries are accepted in all art disciplines. There is an entry fee of $34 for submitting one entry. If your work is selected for the prize, artists have to produce the artwork for display in York, UK....
Street Art : The Crystal Ship is a group of street artists who travel around the world and showcase their talents. After the successful annual street art festival in Ostend, they travelled to city of Dendermonde in Belgium. Six artists were chosen to showcase their talents. The six popular artists painted a total of six murals and 20 attractive art interventions in the city for the theme :Kaleidoscope. The six artists were: David Walker, Jaune, Low Bros, Oli-B, Joachim and Joelle Dubois. The six artists are part of the Crystal Ship Street Art. Together they...
Body Paintings : the 21st edition of the annual World Body Painting Festival is all set to take place in Austria, between July 8 - 14. Pre book your tickets now to get early bird discounts. The first body painting festival was held in the 1998 and ever since it has gone to become the most important festivals around the world. This bodypaint festival offers more - Music, Fashion, Parties and many more. People of all ages can enjoy this festival, because there is something for everyone. Since 1998, this bodypaint festival has witnessed artists from 50 nationalities...
The Association of Illustrators in association with London Transport Museum conducts the poster prize for illustration to bring out the glory of the age old design legacy of London. London Transport Museum has over 5000 posters and artworks by famous artists including Man Ray, Laura Knight and Edward McKnight Kauffer which is one of the best graphic collection in the world. The competition is open to illustrators and students of illustration throughout the world. The top 100 winners get an opportunity to display their artworks in the exhibition at London...
Light Art Contest : The 2018 Moscow International Art Festival is one of the guiness record winners for the largest projected image in 2015. This year they are seeking entries for the live competition which will be held in Moscow between 21- 25 September 2018. Individuals artists or team members are allowed to participate in the contest, however the entry is limited to one. There are no entry fees. It's a visual image image mapping in either 2D or 3D entries. There are three main categories to choose from and the theme for 2018 is 'Freestyle'. Categories:...
Art Contest : Future Generation Art Prize was founded by Victor Pinchuk Foundation in 2009 and it's a biannual event. Victor Pinchuk is a Ukrainian businessman and philanthropist. His mission is "Empowering future generations to become the change makers of tomorrow. It focuses on education, healthcare, providing access to the inspiration of contemporary art, and fostering Ukraine's international integration". To participate in the future generation art contest, participants should be under 35 years worldwide. 20 artists will be shortlisted for their stunning...
Drawing contest : The Festival Internacional Imagem Natureza (FINN) is conducting a drawing contest which is in sync with the biodiversity of the species. The drawing contest is currently accepting entries till June 30th 2018. The biodiversity competition is an initiative taken by the Municipality of Vila Real and Zona Livre. The main focus of the FINN 2018 art contest is,"to promote the subject of biological natural heritage, like the natural regions, the ecosystems, the habitats and the species of wild fauna and flora, through the selection and classification...
Art Competitions: We have the latest collection of Art contests, painting competitions from around the world. If you have a passion for art, you can showcase your talent by submitting the pictures of your artworks online. Most of the painting contests have a standard procedure, you need to register yourselves in the given website and pay a small fee as premium to upload images. Some of the art competitions like 3D Drawing, 3D Painting, Street Art, Digital Art, Body Painting, Caricatures, Sculptures, you will have create them in specific locations and in public...
Drawing App: Procreate 2 is an amazing and powerful application for iPad. It's loaded with many features which artists will thoroughly enjoy. Procreate is a design award winner for apple and it is one of the most sought after drawing and painting tools in iPads. It's designed to stimulate the minds of creative artists. Procreate has more than 130 brushes, pencil tools and many more. Some of the stunning brushes are light brush(gives an amazing glow), triangulum brush( allows to add more dimensions). Procreate can create canvases upto 16k in one direction. Due to...
Illustration: JIA Illustration Award is one of the prestigious awards held annually in Japan to spot the creativity and convening them through awards and cash prizes. JIA illustration contest is sponsored by the Japan Illustrators Association. Participants can submit the illustration through the entry form or through email. The email for contact purpose is compe@jpn-illust.com, ensure you mention how you paid the entry fees and send a receipt of the same. The winners will be notified through email. The jury will take a decision in July and the winning...
Art Contest: Largo Art Gallery, Bulgaria is conducting it's third Exlibris art competition and artists aged 16+ can submit their artworks before 20th June 2018. Participants can submit a maximum a 5 artworks with a theme of their choices. Each of their bookplate artworks should be signed and submitted. No digital, photocopies or sketches will be accepted, only traditional graphic techniques will be accepted. The work should be completed on a paper size not exceeding 290 mm x 210 mm. The exlibris art should not be more than 170 x 170 mm. There are no entry charges...
Sculpture Contest : Art in the Hollow is an annual sculpture contest, where participants put up temporary art installations, sculptures in the beautiful Swede Hollow Park, Saint Paul, Minnesota. It provides a great opportunity for local artists to create and sell their artworks to public during the annual festival. The sculpture contest will be held on June 2nd 2018. The sculpture contest is open only to Minnesota residents and there are no age limits. Entry Fee: $15 per submission. Participants can submit any number of entries. Each entry can contain 1-3...
Art Contest : Manga Illustrations and comic books are a favourite among the japanese. It's the 12th year of the annual manga contest held by the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan. Since 2007, the annual manga illustration contest has become popular worldwide. According to the official website,"The Award has been established to honor MANGA artists who contribute to the promotion of MANGA overseas". This contest aims at promoting manga art, so if you are looking to participate in this contest, either the comic illustrator or story writer should be a...