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Open For Entries "Drawing 2018 "
20 Artists Group Exhibition & Grant Opportunity at Gallery 25N

Call For Entries for "Drawing 2018 " 20 artist Group Exhibit at Gallery 25N

  • Submission Opens: July 17, 2018
  • Submission Deadline: August 27, 2018 (12:00 Midnight EST)
  • Curator Selection: on or before August 31, 2018
  • Artist Notification: on or before September 5, 2018
  • Grant Announcement: on or before September 5, 2018
  • Exhibit Opens: September 14, 2018

“Drawing makes you see things clearer, and clearer and clearer still, until your eyes ache.”

-- David Hockney


Twenty artists will be selected for this new online group exhibit "Drawing 2018.” The exhibit and its participating artists will be extensively marketed worldwide to over 26,500 people, including art buyers, gallery owners, curators, and collectors.
 
One artist will be selected to receive the "Christopher E. Burke Fine Art Grant" of $500.00. This artist's creation will become the exhibition image and will be used on the invitation, video title screen, and all online marketing pertaining to the exhibit.  In addition, the grant recipient will have a dedicated marketing campaign about their art and accomplishments sent to over 26,000 recipients worldwide. The artist will also be featured in the Art Market Newsletter.

Grant Information
Grant Recipients

Dedicated Marketing

Art Market News

Theme and Selection:

Drawing 2018” competition curators are looking for drawings of any subject that are created traditionally, classically, or experimentally.  Drawings present original art and the myriad languages of humankind --- universal communication conduits. A drawing can be formal and refined, ,expressive and energetic, limitless and timeless; it can capture our thoughts with doodling, marks, lines, or shaded areas expressing our external world and our individual perceptions. It is a record of humanity and our valuable connections to each other. The drawings submitted may be expressed in terms of representational, expressionistic, surrealistic, or abstraction genres.

Eligibility:
This competition is open to all artists and photographers 18 years of age or older. Entries must be drawings in any medium, including digital and experimental mediums.



Extensive Marketing of the Exhibit and Artists:

Gallery 25N's mission is to provide artists with exposure and extensive marketing of their art and accomplishments to our international list of clientele. Gallery25N.com and Art-Competition.net will co-market the artists and their work in the exhibition worldwide in the following ways:

  • Grant Opportunity: Recipient of the "Christopher E. Burke Fine Art Grant" will receive $500.00. This artist's creation will become the image of the exhibition and will be used on the invitation, video title screen, and on all online marketing for the exhibit. In addition, the grant recipient will have a dedicated marketing campaign about their art and accomplishments sent to over 26,000 recipients worldwide. The artist will also be featured in the Art Market News letter.
  • Invitations: An electronic invitation for the online exhibit's opening will be sent to the combined international clientele lists of Gallery25N.com and Art-Competition.net. These lists exceed 26,000 recipients.
  • Press Release: Press release announcements will be sent out for the opening of the Group Exhibit. The press releases will provide an international buzz about the exhibit and the artists' work.
  • Event Listings & Calendars: The group exhibits will also be promoted in numerous online event listings. These event lists not only provide a timely promotion of the exhibit they also provide ongoing social media marketing.
  • Social Media Marketing: The exhibition, artists and their artworks will be marketed through Art-Competition.net, International Artists Directory and Gallery 25N's social media-marketing networks via LinkedIn, Pinterest, Tweeter, GooglePlus, Facebook, Tumblr, Instagram, and YouTube.
  • Art Market News:The artists and the exhibition will be featured in "Art Market News™" with over 26,100 subscribers in the art market place worldwide. Subscribers consist of art buyers, fine art galleries, corporate art buyers, exhibit curators, fine art agents, architects, property developers, interior designers and art lovers. ArtMarketNews.net provides links back to the artists' website.
  • Online Presence: After the exhibit ends, the artists' exhibit will remain in the "Past Exhibits" section of Gallery 25N's website with a back-link to the artist's websites.
  • Video: A video is created of the artists work and exhibit for publication on Gallery 25N's website and YouTube Channel with over 53,000 views to date.

Submission Fee

Entry Fee: $25 for up to three entries and $5 for each additional image.
(No limit on the number of additional entries submitted.)

You will receive an email notification once your submission is complete.
We look forward to seeing your artwork!

All credit and debit cards are accepted through PayPal.



1st Place "Pet Paintings"
Artist: Jennifer Griffith
1st Place "Tape Art"
Artist: Johanna Bresnick
2nd Place "Pet Paintings"
Artist: Harold Shull
2nd Place "Tape Art"
Artist: Shirley Kleppe