Call for Artists

International Art Competition "Seasons".

The King House Gallery is calling for entries for a brand-new edition themed "Seasons". 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.

 "There is always something about a specific season of the year that attracts people and makes them wait, linger - or dread it. At winter, it might be the grey and colder skies, the white snow, the extra need for skin contact and the longer darker nights. During spring, it could be the flowers, the colors, the promise of warmer and happier days. On summer you have the heat, the extra sunlight and possibly a shiny tanned skin tone to match it. And the autumn, with warm yellow and orange colors and the chiller sensation of change always in the air. "

 

"Seasons" invites all artists to share their feelings towards one or more seasons of the year. 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.

15 Finalists:

- Receive digital "Finalist Participation Certificate";

- Invited to send their selected artwork to an exhibition in Stratford-Upon-Avon, United Kingdom. Group exhibition from the 27th of March 2021 to the 2nd of April 2021, with the opening day event on the 27th.

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 26th of November 2020 to the 31st of December 2020: CLOSED

  • Applications from 1st of January 2021 to 31st of January 2021: £10 (equivalent to $13 or 11 euros)

Timeline

  • 1st Phase of Applications: 26th of November to 31st of December 2020.

  • 2nd Phase of Applications: 1st of January 2021 to 31st of January 2021.

  • Announcement of 150 shortlisted semifinalists: 15th of February 2021.

  • Online Exhibition (150 finalists): 15th of February 2021 to 31st of March 2021.

  • Announcement of 15 finalists: 1st of March 2021.

  • Group Exhibition in the UK (15 finalists): 27th of March 2021 to 2nd of April 2021.

  • Announcement of winner: 27th of March 2021.

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