The 30th Chelsea International Fine Art Competition

Agora Gallery

Entry Deadline: Mar. 10

530 West 25th Street
New York, NY 10001

The Chelsea International Fine Art Competition has been supporting and benefiting talented artists from around the world for 30 years. The Chelsea International Fine Art Competition is sponsored by Agora Gallery and partnered with The Children’s Heart Foundation, funding research and support for victims of Congenital Heart Defects.

The prizes, valued at more than $100,000, are awarded to selected artists and designed to help these artists gain valuable exposure and advance their careers in the art world.

The exhibition will take place at Agora Gallery’s new street level space located on 25th street at the heart of New York’s Chelsea art district.

The competition jurors are:
Yuko Hasegawa – Chief Curator, Museum of Contemporary Art of Tokyo, Japan
Ginevra Bria – Independent Curator, Italy
Takao Tsutsumi – President of the Sezon Museum of Modern Art in Tokyo, Japan
Susan Whitney – Fine Art Appraiser, Canada
Ave Pildas – Photographer and Educator, USA
Sebastian Pronovost – Art Gallery Director, USA
David Benrimon: New York Gallerist, USA

The competition dates are:
Competition Opens – February 3, 2015
Entry Deadline – March 10, 2015
Results Announced – Apr 2, 2015
Exhibition Dates – Aug 25 – Sep 8, 2015

The competition is open to all visual artists over the age of 18 from all around the world. Painting, drawing, sculpture, digital, photography and mixed media are eligible.

How to enter:
Entries can be completed entirely online. There is a $45 entry fee for up to 5 images; $5 for each additional image. Please read the rules and regulations before submitting.

We look forward to your entries and invite you to read what some of the previously selected artists had to say about their experience:

“This was the first time that my artwork was exhibited outside Canada. Considering that two pieces were sold and the positive feedback that I received boosted my confidence in what I am doing.” Renée De Gagné – Canada – 2014 Selected Artist.

“I have very good memories of New York, Agora Gallery, and the whole team. It was an unforgettable moment! Thank you again for everything you have given me, not only on a personal level but also benefiting my artistic career.” Brigitte Garcia – selected artist, 2013

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