Monday, May 23, 2011
Art Takes London 2011 is an art contest open to all artists around the world, with particular focus on emerging ones, who are 13 years of age or older as of the date of entry (minors under the age of 18 may enter online by providing their parent or legal guardian’s e-mail address).
The organizers are looking for innovative works including: Painting, Sculpture, Illustration, Design, Photography, Film, Video, Performance, Installation, Sound, New Media.
Conceptual proposals are also welcome.
Those who wish to participate in Art Takes London 2011 can do it by using the online submission form. Price for entry is $10 per image, you can submit 8 or more images for a flat rate of $79 (maximum of 20 images).
Each entry must be the original work of the entrant, and entrant must be the sole owner of the copyright of such entry.
Refer to this link to learn more about the submission rules.
All online applicants will receive an online portfolio and the entries submitted by the Initial Deadline (11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on Friday, May 27, 2011) will be eligible for the People's Choice Award (judged entirely online and does not affect the selection of the Grand Prize winner).
Portfolios will be fully editable through the use of a password (you can change/add images and modify your bio) until the deadline.
All entries, including those submited by the Final Deadline (Eastern Time on Friday, June 3, 2011) will be eligible for the Grand Prize.
Note that submissions after the Initial Deadline are not eligible for the People's Choice Award and are subjected to a Ten Dollar ($10.00) late entry fee.
Any entries and/or payments submitted after the Final Deadline will be automatically void.
A panel of judges (Alexis Hubshman, founder of SCOPE Art Fair, Jason Goodman, founder of 3rd Ward, and Daria Brit Shapiro, Head Curator of Artists Wanted) will select one artist to be awarded the Grand Prize consisted of $10,000 total cash ($5,000 budget to produce new work to be presented at SCOPE London 2011, where the winner will receive a feature spot, and a $5,000 cash prize), a publicity campaign around your work in both London and New York and an online feature promoting your work internationally.
The public will cast their vote and the highest rated portfolio will receive the People's Choice Award: $2,500 cash and an online feature promoting your work internationally.
Six selected Category Award Winners will receive inclusion in a printed catalog that will be distributed at Scope London, as well as an online feature gaining exposure to hundreds of thousands of art enthusiasts.
top 50 runners-up will receive online features, gaining worldwide exposure.
Art Takes London 2011 is presented by Artists Wanted and Scope Art Show.