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International Juried Art Competition
April - May 2023



ART SHOW INTERNATIONAL GALLERY announces their 7th OPEN International Juried Art Competition. All visual artists from around the world are invited to submit their best artworks on the theme for inclusion in the exhibition. All types of art styles may be submitted, including both 2D and 3D works, painting, sculpture, digital, printmaking, fiber, photography, graphic, mixed media, as well as experimental and installation works.




​​The theme of this international juried art competition is OPEN. In other words, any and all subjects are welcome under this category, and so any of our dozen other current themes also qualifies under this, so please feel free to make any duplicate submissions from those themes here if you'd like to maximize your chance of wining awards. Artists are free to apply their own interpretation. Natural and artificial subject matters, as well as representational and abstract concepts, in any media, will be considered. Please note that you must be 18 years of age in order to participate in any of our events. See below for more details on submission guidelines.


Visual artists from around the world are invited to submit their best artwork on the theme for inclusion in the exhibition. All types of art styles may be submitted, including 2D and 3D works, painting, sculpture, digital, printmaking, fiber, photography, graphic, mixed media, as well as experimental and installation works.



The deadline for submission is April 15th, 2023.

Note that our deadlines are now firm and will NOT be extended

Awards & Prizes


Up to $1,800 in cash prizes will be given out to up to 50-85 artists.* The grant money will be unrestricted and may be used in any manner by the recipient artist. Depending on the number and quality of artworks submitted, the following prizes will be considered:

First Prize Award                $100 - 300

Runner-Up Prize Award  $75 - 150

Merit Prize Award              $50 - 150

Talent Prize Award            $25 - 100

Honorable Mention Award

Finalist Award


All award-winning artists, including Honorable Mentions and Finalists, will be given Certificates of Recognition.

*   In case there are joint winners for any of the cash prizes the money will be split evenly among contestants. Similarly, if a category does not receive enough entries to be judged fairly within that category alone, it will be considered alongside other categories with sufficient entries. The final prize amount will depend on the total number of entries but will always be within the indicated range.  


News Outlet and Social Media Promotions

ART SHOW INTERNATIONAL GALLERY guarantees to have your juried show featured in front of top TV, Print, Radio, and Digital media outlets, like The Boston Globe, Tampa Bay Times, Houston Chronicle, San Francisco Gate, Philadelphia Inquirer, The Business Journals, ABC, NBC, CBS, Fox affiliates, as well as other leading national outlets. This juried art competition page, including your artwork, will be marketed extensively, including press release utilizing the most expanded domestic distribution network.


Our press release will be distributed to over 6,300 online, local, regional, national, international, and industry media outlets, including Google News, Digital Journal, Associated Press, Benzinga, Yahoo! Finance, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and others, with expanded distribution to top local and regional publications across all 50 states in the US. Our full list of targeted publications can be found here.




The entry fee for each artwork is $10 (non-refundable).

You can submit an unlimited number of artworks. If you'd like to enter more than 10 works for consideration, please go back to fill in your details and submit again.



Art Competition Open                                           NOW

Deadline for Entries                                                APRIL 15th, 2023 (WILL NOT BE EXTENDED)

Winner Notification Starts                                   April 19th, 2023

Cash Prize Notification Starts**                        April 19th, 2023

Exhibition of Winning Artworks Starts            April 20th, 2023

Cash Prize Distribution Starts***                       May 8th, 2023

Exhibition of Winning Artworks Ends              May 15th, 2023

Winning Artworks Archived                                May 16th, 2023

**  All cash prizes will only be given out via PayPal due to tax and other regulatory reasons. If you don't have a free PayPal account, you can create one HERE. 

*** If you're one of our cash prize winners, we will notify you at your registered email we have on file asking you to submit a form with your verified PayPal email address. The cash will then be transferred directly to your PayPal account approximately 3 weeks after this email notification. In the past, artists have had issues receiving prize money in new and inactive PayPal accounts, so please double-check that you’re correctly setup with your bank for money transfer. In case the transaction gets canceled or reversed by PayPal, or if PayPal doesn’t allow us to transfer the money to your account for any reason, we may be unable to facilitate a repeat transfer. Please remember to mark our email in your safe messaging filter, and check your Spam or Junk emails regularly once the competition goes live so you don't miss out. We regret that any prize money not claimed by artists for any reason within 30 days from the start date of this exhibition will be forfeited. This is needed to allocate funds to support our continuing series of competitions and artist grants.

How to Apply

1. Choose the number of artworks you'd like to submit​ from one of the options below.

2. Click on the number of artworks and proceed to make a payment. You can pay by PayPal or credit card. 

3. After successful payment, you'll be redirected back to where you can upload your images and other details.

NOTE: If you have any issues with your image submissions, please contact us at



ou can also apply to one of our upcoming competitions



Art knows no boundaries. It all depends on the unrestricted thoughts of an artist who creates his masterpiece to take the world by surprise. One of the best ways to announce your creativity, skills, and presence as an artist to the world is by participating in the top international open art competition. Art Show International presents the best domain to find such competitions to participate in, compete in, and win accolades along with prizes.


We have created an innovative domain where the artists will find the right exhibition platform to display their creations to the world. Our platform works as a meeting point for artists and admirers. We also patronize budding artists and professionals from all over the world and let them use our platform to seek inspiration, accolades, and admiration by winning our international open art competition. The winners are mentioned in the top art magazines and portals with their winning entries. They also get a congratulatory certificate along with the prizes allotted!


These open exhibitions for artists are done as a charitable effort for inspiring the artists to create more masterpieces and amaze the world. These exhibitions are also juried by handpicked jurors to select and announce winners. The winning entries will then be promoted across different platforms to attract more attention from the admirers. The participating artists will also find art collectors to sell their masterpieces.


Our prime intention is to patronize budding and professional artists around the world by catering to an international open art competition. This international platform will bring the artists to the limelight making their artwork famous. Get a better audience and admirers and enjoy their attention. You will get a certificate of participation to showcase in your professional profile.


Why wait then? Participate in these open exhibitions for artists and seek admiration from a global audience. Win and gain accolades to become an established artist. Follow this page to get more information regarding new art competitions. Understand the guidelines and send your masterpieces to get juried. Be constructive, create impressive artwork and seek admiration from aficionados around the world. Let the world be fascinated by your talent!

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