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7th Annual “Open” (No Theme) Art Competition

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Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces their 7th Annual “Open” (No Theme) Online Art Competition for the month of August 2017.  2D and 3D artists from around the world are called upon to make online submissions for possible inclusion into the Gallery’s September 2017 online group exhibition.

The gallery encourages entries from artists (Including photography) regardless of where they reside to apply to this competition by submitting their best representational or abstract art. There is No Theme for this Current Art Competition.

Here is a link to the 2016 Open (No Theme) Art Exhibition in order to help artists see what type of art was accepted in the past. Please review our article post which explains the Judging Criteria for Our Juried Art Competitions in order to help you as a guide with your entry submissions.

Early Registration – Discounted Entry Fee

The gallery now offers artists an early registration/discounted entry fee.  The lower entry fees will be offered from the opening of the competition (10th of the month) until the 1st day of next month. The discounted entry fees are as follows;  $12.00 for 1 to 2 entries and $22.00 for 3 to 5 entries. On the 1st of the following month the entry fees will revert to the gallery’s normal entry fee amount or $15.00 for 1 to 2 entries and $25.00 for 3 to 5 entries until the deadline of this art competition. Artists should take advantage of this early registration and discounted entry fee period. 

Light Space & Time encourages entries from all 2D & 3D artists regardless of where they reside and regardless of their experience or education in the art field. A group exhibition of the top ten finalists will be held online at the Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery during the month of July 2017. Awards will be for top 10 places. In addition, depending on the amount and the quality of the entries received, Special Merit and Special Recognition awards will also be presented as well.

Important Dates For Participating Artists

Art Competition Opens   July   10, 2017
Deadline for Receiving Entries   Aug. 27, 2017
Results Emailed to Artists & Posted   Sept.   1, 2017
Opening of Online Art Exhibition   Sept.   1, 2017
Award Certificates Emailed to Artists  xxxxxxx Sept.   8, 2017
Online Art Exhibition Closes & Archived X Sept. 30, 2017

Winning artists (10 Overall Category Artists) of the 2017 “Open” Art Exhibition will be promoted extensively by the gallery in the following manner;

LST gallery will promote and post on Artsy.net the winning artists.  The LST Artsy.net page will feature the artist’s art and their website URL’s as part of the gallery’s overall prize package.

Artsy.net averages 2 million visitors a month and 46% of Artsy users who have purchased art via Artsy started out as art enthusiasts rather than preexisting collectors.   By having their artwork placed and marketed on Artsy.net, LST artists will have a distinct advantage in terms of exposure, marketing and SEO of their art through the Light Space & Time/Artsy.net gallery partnership.

The top 10 winning artists for each exhibition will be promoted and circulated to over 1000+ News Outlets, Premium FOX, CBS, NBC, CW Affiliated Sites, 500 TV & Radio Sites, 250 Regional & Industry Sites and Social Media Inclusion through Kjprnews.com.

The LST Gallery website averages 70,000+ visitors and more than 225,000+ page views per month. Out of those visitors, 80% are new visitors to the website.  Being a winning overall category artist should result in an increase in visitor traffic to the artist’s website as well.

In addition to the above, these winning artists of this exhibtion will receive extensive worldwide publicity in the form of email marketing, event announcements and wide-spread social media marketing and promotion to make the art world aware of the artists’ solo art exhibition.

There will also be a video of the winning artists’ artworks on the Light Space & Time YouTube Channel.  In addition, there will also be links back to the artists’ website as part of this achievement package. Winning artists also receive a digital Award Certificate, digital Award Ribbon, digital Event Postcard, and Press Release for their art portfolio.

Artists provide us with your best representational or abstract art before the deadline. submit

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