Sunday, April 10, 2011
Open to all artists working in any media and genre, including traditional and digital, the NY ART MARATHON is an international art competition which will offfer its 10 finalists the opportunity to participate in a group show in New York City during the month of July 2011.
The most voted-for artist by the public will receive the People's Award and will be featured for a year on the main webpage of THE NY ART MARATHON. Each week, selected participating artists will enter an online group show with a review of their submitted artworks by the curator.
The overall winner, chosen by the juror, will receive a $3000 cash prize.
All entrants will have their works exhibited in an online group show as a reward for participating.
Participants can submit up to 3 images with 72 dpi and no more than 700 KB (there is a non-refundable entry fee of $25 for the first image and $15 for every next image).
The submission deadline is June 15th, 2011, after which 50 semi-finalists, selected by the juror, will be voted by the public the week after the deadline. Public voting goes for one week.
Finalists will be notified by July 1st, 2011 and shipping arrangements will be made.
Each finalist will exhibit one work of the size no bigger than 40"x60" in a group show in the New York gallery district.
The artwork should be signed and labeled on the reverse side with its title, media, size and year, as well as with the artist's name, date of birth and country.
Shipping expenses to and from New York will be supported by the NY ART MARATHON.
The theme for this Spring 2011 edition of the NY ART MARATHON is "NEW VISION = NEW WORLD. Break old canons, create new art" and will be juried and curated by David Gibson, a well-known NY art critic and curator with experience in teaching and lecturing in rewoned institutions.