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8th Annual “Botanical & Floral” Art Competition

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces their 8th Annual “Botanicals” Juried Art Competition for the month of July 2018. 2D and 3D artists from around the world are called upon to make online submissions for possible inclusion into the Gallery’s August 2018 online group art exhibition.

The gallery encourages entries from artists (including photography), regardless of where they reside to apply to this competition by submitting their best botanical and/or floral art. 

The “Botanical” theme will be the artist’s interpretation and depiction of botanical and floral art. Botanical subjects will include flowers, herbs, fruit, leaves, plants and related botanical and floral subjects.  Artists should submit their abstract or representational Botanical and Floral art on or before the deadline of July 27, 2018.

Here is a link to the 2017 Botanicals Art Exhibition in order to help guide you as to the type of art that was accepted in the past. In addition, please review our article post which explains the Judging Criteria for Our Juried Art Competitions in order to provide you with a guide in submitting your entries.

Light Space & Time encourages entries from all 2D and 3D artists regardless of where they reside and regardless of their experience or education in the art field to submit their art.  A group exhibition of the top ten finalists will be held online at the Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery during the month of August 2018.

The 10 best entries chosen from the various media categories will be designated as the Overall Category Winning Artists and will be featured online at the Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery during the month of August 2018.  Awards will also be given for 1st through 5th places. Also, 5 Honorable Mention places will also be awarded for each media category. In addition, depending on the amount and the quality of the entries received, Special Merit and Special Recognition awards will also be given as well.  

Early Registration – Discounted Entry Fee

Lower entry fees are offered from the opening of the competition (10th of the month) until the 1st day of next month (July 1, 2018). The discounted entry fees are as follows; $12.00 for 1 to 2 entries and $22.00 for 3 to 5 entries. After that time, the entry fees revert to the gallery’s normal entry fee amount or $14.00 for 1 to 2 entries and $24.00 for 3 to 5 entries until the deadline of the art competition. 

Also, students (who are registered with Submittable and have an email extension of EDU) are able to receive additional lower entry fees for this competition.  $10.00 for 1 to 2 entries and $20.00 for 3 to 5 entries.

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 April 2018. Awards will be for top 10 places. 

Important Dates For Participating Artists

Online Art Competition Opens  XXXX June  10, 2018
Early Registration & Lower Fees End   July   01, 2018
Deadline for Receiving Entries   July 27, 2018
Results Emailed to Artists & Posted   Aug.  01, 2018
Opening of Online Art Exhibition   Aug.  01, 2018
Online Art Exhibition Closes & Archived XXX Aug.  31, 2018

Winning artists (10 Overall Category Artists) of the 2018 “Botanicals” Art Exhibition will be promoted extensively by the gallery in the following manner;

The top 10 winning artists for each exhibition will be promoted and circulated to over 550+ major news outlets, including Premium News Outlets syndication. (ABC, CBS, CW, Fox & NBC affiliated broadcasting/station websites). With inclusion on Google News & Bing News.

Winning artists will also have their art exhibition results posted and promoted on ArtJobs/artweek.com. Artweek produces 800,000 page impressions per month, 280,000 website visitors per month and has 30,000 newsletter subscribers.  

Winning artists will also have their art exhibition results posted and promoted on Art.Base.co.  Art.Base produces 100,000 page views per month, 35,000 monthly unique visitors and has 10,000+ newsletter subscribers.

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.

The winning images will be seen by an international audience of gallery directors, art collectors and art consultants. News of each winning artist’s participation is also emailed to the over 19,000+ subscribers. Those who subscribe to our bulletins include gallery owners, corporate art representatives, art collectors and decision makers in the fine arts field.  

The winning entries will be featured on the Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery website for one month and then remain in the gallery’s Archives for 5 years.

In addition to the above, these winning artists of this exhibition 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’ achievement.

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 “Botanical and Floral” art now or before the deadline.  


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