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The Latin American Contemporary Fine Art Competition
By Agora Gallery

International Deadline: August 15, 2018 – Located in the heart of the famous Chelsea art district, Agora Gallery announces a call for artists worldwide for its ‘Latin American Contemporary Fine Art Competition’.

This year’s Latin American Contemporary Fine Art Competition awards offer participating artists a wide range of opportunities and prizes specifically chosen to promote the selected Latin American artists and enhance their careers. The Competition is an opportunity qualifying artists shouldn’t miss.

The competition is open for Latin America, the Caribbean, and the Latin American diaspora from around the world at any stage of their careers. Artists are invited to submit in any of the following mediums: painting, sculpture, photography, drawing, mixed media, and print.

JURORS [Visit us for complete bios]
Art submitted to the competition will be reviewed by a rotating panel of expert jurors, each representing a different field in the art world, ensuring a fair and balanced selection process.

  • Lourdes I. Ramos-Rivas, P.h.D. – President/CEO, Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, California
  • Patrick Charpenel​ – Executive Director of El Museo del Barrio, New York
  • Andrea Giunta – Curator and Professor of Art History, University of Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina

BENEFITS & AWARDS – [See full list of awards]
Twenty five (25) artists will be selected to exhibit in the collective exhibition, which will take place at Agora Gallery. Five (5) artists will be awarded a cash prize of $500 each. One (1) artist will be awarded with the participation in an Art Fair sponsored by FAI – Fine Art Initiatives… more

The 2018 Competition Exhibition is scheduled to take place at the street-level space of Agora Gallery at 530 West 25th Street, Chelsea, NYC, from December 5 to December 15, 2018. Elegant yet welcoming, the gallery offers 4,000 square feet and features 13 to 18 foot ceilings, a skylight viewing area, and wide windows facing the street.

There is a $45 entry fee for up to 5 images ($5 for each additional image).

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Results will be emailed to all participating artists Sept 13th, 2018.

The gallery’s commission structure is 50/50: the artist receives 50% of the list/retail price, and the gallery receives 50% of the list/retail price. In addition, 15% of Agora Gallery proceeds from the sale of artwork from the competition exhibition go to a charitable organization.

El Concurso de Artes Visuales Contemporáneas de América Latina
25 de Junio al 15 de Agosto del 2018

La competencia ofrece a artistas de América Latina, el Caribe y de la diáspora latinoamericana la oportunidad única de presentar su arte a un público internacional en el famoso distrito de arte de Chelsea, en la ciudad de Nueva York.

Los premios (valorados en USD $ 55,000) incluyen la participación en una exposición en la ciudad de Nueva York, participacipación en una feria de arte en Estados Unidos y oportunidades de promoción en línea y premios en efectivo. Un panel de jurados especializados en arte Latinoamericano revisará todas las inscripciones en busca de grandes talentos.

El Concurso de Artes Visuales Contemporáneas de América Latina es una plataforma espectacular para promover tu obra a nivel internacional. ¡Aprovecha esta excelente oportunidad para artistas latinos en cualquier etapa de sus carreras!

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Founded in 1984 by a fine artist, Agora Gallery is a contemporary art gallery dedicated to the promotion of national and international artists who seek the exposure that will establish them in the most significant art market in the world while providing a platform that connects them and their artwork to the most discerning collectors worldwide. Located in the heart of the famous Chelsea art district, Agora Gallery occupies both the ground and second floor of 530 West 25th Street.

Agora Gallery
530 W 25th St
New York, NY 10001
Tel: (+1)212-226-4151

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