Call for Artists

International Art Competition "In the Wild"

The Artist Lounge, sponsored by King House Gallery, is calling for entries for a brand-new edition themed "In the Wild". The competition gives artists across the world the opportunity to showcase their work, participate in a unique virtual exhibition, join an exhibition in United Kingdom in 2021, cash prizes, as well as getting participation certificates to strengthen their art credentials.

"In the wild you find what mankind should treasure the most. You see life, you feel fresh, you hear roars. It's nature on its finest form, on its original form, on its own skin. It's raw and beautiful - every single element of its composition." "In the Wild" invites all artists to share their artwork related to nature, from plants to animals, and everything wild in between. All visual art mediums welcome.

Competition Terms and Eligibility

Please carefully read our rules and procedures before applying:

- Entries must follow competition theme specified above to qualify for selection;
- Entry fees are non-refundable;
- Each entry allows the artist to submit 1 artwork. Artists may enter more than once, as there is no limit to the number of entries that an artist can submit;
- Image size should be less than 7 MB in JPG format;
- Only the artwork should be visible, clear and in focus. Please crop out any background in the images;
- Images should be original work created by the artist applying;

- All visual mediums welcome (oil, acrylics, watercolor, mixed media, resin, alcohol ink, sculpture, digital art, video, etc);

- All artists applying agree to have their images and information provided in our website, social media and promotional material related to this art competition;

- Artists selected for the exhibition in the United Kingdom are responsible for sending their artworks, as well as return shipment if not sold/ for sale. Contracts and more information will be available closer to the time of the exhibition.

Eligibility:

- Artist must be 12 years old or older to apply;

- International competition - all countries are welcome to apply.

Prizes and Awards

All participants:

- Receive Digital "Participation Certificate";

- Automatically be in the run for a chance to be featured in the "King House Art Magazine - 2nd Edition", and if selected, receive free access to the full digital magazine.

150 Shortlisted Semi-finalist Artists:

- Receive digital "Semi Finalist Participation Certificate";

- Participate in an online exhibition (virtual gallery) from the 15th February 2021 to 31st of March 2021.

20 Finalists:

- Receive digital "Finalist Participation Certificate";

- Invited to send their selected artwork to a Group Exhibition in our gallery in Stratford-Upon-Avon, United Kingdom. Group exhibition from the 18th to 26th of June 2021, with the opening weekend event on the 18th/19th of June.

King House "In the Wild" Global Winner:

- Receive £500 cash prize;

- Receive digital and Printed "Competition Winner Certificate";

- Participate in an interview and have full blog article published on our website.

Young Talent Award:

- Receive digital and Printed "Young Award Certificate";

- Participate in an interview and have full blog article published on our website.

Senior Talent Award:

- Receive digital and printed "Senior Award Certificate";

- Participate in an interview and have full blog article published on our website.

Application Fees

  • Early Applications from the 1st to the 28th of February 2021: £10 (equivalent to $13 or 11 euros)

  • Applications from 1st of March to the 4th of April 2021: £15 (equivalent to $17 or 16 euros)

Timeline

  • 1st Phase of Applications: 1st of February 2021 to 28th of February 2021.

  • 2nd Phase of Applications: 1st of March 2021 to 4th of April 2021.

  • Announcement of 150 shortlisted semifinalists: 3rd of May 2021.

  • Online Exhibition (150 finalists): 3rd of May 2021 to 1st of June 2021.

  • Announcement of 20 finalists: 1st of June 2021.

  • Group Exhibition in the UK (20 finalists): from 18th to 26th of June 2021.

  • Announcement of winner: 26th of June 2021.

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