Open to all artists from around the world who are over the age of 18, Artists Wanted : A Year In Review 2010 is an international, all-medium-encompassing open call seeking to bring due recognition to emerging and innovative artists working in Animation, Design, Drawing, Film, Illustration, Installation, Painting, Performance, Photography, Sculpture, Sound, Video, and other Conceptual proposals that they may wish to present.
Submited works will be appreciated by the following juri: Lee Wells and Adina Sales (Motion & Sound); Aldon James, Jr. and Saul Ostrow (Fine Art); John Fiorelli, James Jean and Jeff Ng aka jeffstaple (Design & Illustration); Craig Cohen and Lesley A. Martin (Photography).
The Grand Prize winner will gain a feature spot at SCOPE New York 2011, next to the top figures in the global art scene, a $10,000 cash grant (includes $5,000 to create new work and $5,000 to spend however you want), hotel accommodations and airfare to and from New York City for the event, as well as other promotional events. The winner of The People's Choice Award will receive a $2000 cash grant and an online feature bringing international exposure.
The Artists Wanted: A Year In Review 2010, also includes The Category Awards with the objective of bringing more attention and recognition to talented artists in their respective mediums.
Categories are devided in Fine Art (Painting, Drawing, Sculpture & Installation); Motion & Sound (Film, Video, Performance & Sound); Design & Illustration; Photography.
The winner of each will receive $1,000 and internationally broadcasted online features by Artists Wanted.
With the participation of Topher Grace, the recipient of The Art of Elysium Award will receive a $10,000 donation made to The Art of Elysium upon his/her behalf, as well as an online feature published by Artists Wanted and The Art of Elysium.
Topher Grace is an American Film and Television actor, best known for his lead role as Eric Forman on That 70s Show and committed supporter of The Art of Elysium.
Works must be submited online and the price for entry is $10 per image, or 8 or more images for a flat rate of $79 (maximum of 15 images).
After completing payment, applicants will be sent a confirmation email with username, password, and direct link to their portfolio, which can be fully edited until the final deadline.
Entries must be submitted before January 28, 2011. Late entries must be submitted no later than February 4, 2011 and may be subject to a late entry fee.
Artists Wanted was was created three years ago by two Brooklyn based artists, Jason Goodman and William Etundi Jr. and is is a collaborative project between several New York City artists and creative organizations working to build new lasting opportunities for emerging talent.