Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces their 12th Annual “Animals” Online Art Competition for the month of May 2022.  2D and 3D artists from around the world are called upon to make online submissions for possible inclusion into the Gallery’s June 2022 online group exhibition.

The gallery encourages entries from artists (including photography & digital arts) regardless of where they reside to apply to this competition by submitting their best abstract or representational art.

The "Animals" theme will be the artist’s interpretation and depiction of animal art. Animal subjects include any living organisms, mammals, birds, insects and any animals that may also live in water.  

The deadline to apply to this art competition is May 27, 2022.

Here is a link to the "Animals" 2021 Online 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

Lower entry fees are offered from the opening of the competition (10th of the month) until the 1st day of next month (May 1, 2022). 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. Entry fees are not refundable and and entrance does not guarantee acceptance.

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 June 2022. Awards will be for top 10 places. 

Important Dates For Participating Artists

Art Competition Opens   April 10, 2022
Early Registration & Lower Fees End   May 01, 2022
Deadline for Receiving Entries   May 27, 2022
Results Emailed to Artists & Posted   June 01, 2022
Art Exhibition Opens   June 01, 2022
Online Art Exhibition Closes & Archived   June 30, 2022

Winning artists (10 Overall Category Artists) of the 12th Annual “Animals” Art Exhibition will be promoted extensively by the gallery in the following manner:

The top 10 winning artists for this 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 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 Top 10 Overall Winning Artists will be featured individually and collectively on the gallery’s Artwork Archive Page.  Artwork Archive is a premier web-based software for visual artists. Manage your inventory, sales & contacts. Grow your art career and exhibit your art on Artwork Archive.

In addition to the above, the 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 art before the deadline.

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Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is extremely pleased to announce that Carina Imbrogno has been named as the Gallery’s new featured artist and she will now be promoted by the gallery for the next 14 days in the gallery’s Artist Showcase.

Carina is an award-winning, self-taught artist based in Stamford, Connecticut, USA. Carina was selected as 1 of the top twelve finalists in the gallery’s 20th Solo Art Exhibition Series. The placement in this competition qualified her art to be showcased in this feature.

Carina’s Artist Showcase feature will be promoted to over 350+ major news outlets, with inclusion on Google News & Bing News. In addition, the gallery will also be featuring and promoting her artwork in the gallery’s various social media networks for further exposure.

Below are Carina’s Artist Biography, Artist Statement and 5 images that were submitted to this competition.

Artist Biography:

Carina is a disabled self-taught artist and now an inspirational artist. She feels she is being guided by God in her life and she’s alive to tell her story and share her art with the world. Carina loves to draw and paint realistically and one of her favorite mediums to work with is pastels, which is her medium of choice.

Carina has gone through many struggles in her life. In 2015, she was diagnosed with a rare genetic illness, Elhers Danlos Syndrome. She has endured over 10 operations since the age of 10. Carina believes she is truly a walking miracle and today she is thrilled and grateful to be creating art.

Photography is another passion of Carina’s and she uses photography to create her art as she artistic style is realism. She loves to draw and paint nature, animals and wildlife and people, animals, kids, landscapes and architectural pieces in mediums such as oils, acrylics gouache, graphite, charcoal. Carina finds animals beautiful and strives to capture the essence of the animals and all her subjects.

Artist Statement:

My inspiration for these pieces come from the love I have of animals and portraiture. I love drawing people with their pets.

Carina’s website is https://caimbrogno.wixsite.com/mysite.

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is extremely pleased to announce that Suzie Sullivan has been named as the Gallery’s new featured artist and she will now be promoted by the gallery for the next 14 days in the gallery’s Artist Showcase.

Suzie is an award-winning artist based in County Mayo, Ireland. Suzie was selected as 1 of the top twelve finalists in the gallery’s 19th Solo Art Exhibition Series. The placement in this competition qualified her art to be showcased in this feature.

Suzie’s Artist Showcase feature will be promoted to over 350+ major news outlets, with inclusion on Google News & Bing News. In addition, the gallery will also be featuring and promoting her artwork in the gallery’s various social media networks for further exposure.

Below are Suzie’s Artist Biography, Artist Statement and 5 images that were submitted to this competition.

Artist Biography

Suzie Sullivan's lifelong passion for art and craft work began as a child in the UK. Throughout her life she has always had hobby projects on the go but could only have dreamt where it would lead. She has always had a fascination for Ireland and moved there in 2001. She loves what Ireland has to offer - music, culture, ancient legends and fairy tales and the wide-open spaces - and all of this is reflected in her work. She is now known throughout Ireland and beyond for her work in fibre art, polymer clay and flame worked glass. She has won several prestigious awards for her art and craft and has participated in many exhibitions and shows. She has also shared her extensive knowledge with many students over the years. Suzie is a self-taught artist, preferring to work and experiment in the peace of her own studio tucked away in the beautiful wild landscape of the west of Ireland.

Artist Statement

Nestled in the beautiful landscape of Co Mayo, Ireland is a small studio where self-taught artist Suzie Sullivan spends her days creating art and craft. For many years Suzie has been better known as a textile artist working with wool and fibre, but in 2019 she changed direction and started working with polymer clay. This new material has opened a whole new world of texture and creativity. Her work represents a unique vision of an imaginary world of nature, capturing extravagant forms, colours and patterns derived from the natural world we live in. This latest body of small sculptures is titled ‘If you go Down to the Woods Today’. These sculptures are meticulously detailed and are intended to evoke dreams, childhood memories and the desire to escape to a world of one’s own making. They are made with a wire armature built up with layers of polymer clay and richly embellished with unique colour blends and complex polymer clay cane work.

Suzie’s art can be viewed on her Instagram.

The gallery’s competition for April 2019 was the 9th Annual “Animals” Online Art Competition. 2D and 3D artists (including photography & digital art) from around the world, were called upon to make online submissions for possible inclusion into the Gallery’s May 2019 online group art exhibition.

Artists were asked for their interpretation of the “Animals” theme by submitting their best abstract and/or representational art for this competition.   The submission process and competition for the artists began in March 2019 and concluded on April 26, 2019.

The gallery received 793 entries from 31 different countries from around the world, as well as from 35 different states.   

The exhibition has been divided into three media categories.  Painting & Other Media, Photography & Digital and 3 Dimensional Art categories.  In addition, there is an overall Winning Artists Category, which is the “best of the best” and consists of the ten (10) best entries comprised from the media categories.

The gallery also included Special Merit awards and Special Recognition awards for outstanding art. Many of the artists in either of these groups could have easily been included in the upper tier of our winners, as their art was also exceptional.

To view the artwork in each media category, click on a thumbnail image and that will take you to the Slide Show, which will then contain larger images.

Artists can now post their images directly to their social media networks (See lower left-hand side of the Lightbox).  In order to leave the Slide Show at any time, just click on the X at the upper right side of the Lightbox in order to escape and that will take you back to the thumbnails images.

All winning entries will now be featured on the Light Space & Time website for the month of May 2019. Thereafter, the artworks and links to the artist’s websites will remain online in the Light Space & Time Archives.

Congratulations to our artists who made our 9th Annual “Animals” Art Exhibition so successful this month. At any time, we invite our winning artists and other interested visitors to link their websites to the Gallery’s archive page for further ongoing promotion.

Overall Winning Artists Category – The overall winning artist’s category consists of the 10 Best Entries received from the Painting & Other and the Photography & Digital media categories. Please go to the results of the Animals Art Exhibition “Overall Winning Artists” Category here.

Special Merit Award Category – These are the artists and their artwork which we felt could easily have been placed higher but due to the size constraints in each media category, this art was placed in this special category.  Any of the Special Merit art, in many cases, is interchangeable with the best art that we selected for the top tiers. Please go to the results in the Animals Art Exhibition “Special Merit Award Category” here.

Painting & Other Category – This media category is considered to be any art where a pigment was applied to a two-dimensional surface, such as canvas, paper, or panel. This category comprises the following media; acrylics, oil, pastels, watercolor, gouache, tempera, ink, line type drawings, encaustic, fresco, etc. applied on canvas, canvas board, paper or any other flat surface.

In addition, this category also includes any fabric, mixed media, mosaic, and various other media. Please go to the results in the Animals Art Exhibition “Painting & Other Category” here.

Photography & Digital Category – This media category contains any images captured by either an analog or digital camera and would be viewed as a print. Black and white photographs, color photographs, digital or analog photographs, photograms, other experimental photography, alternative photographic processes, manipulated photography etc. would be included in this category.

In addition, this category also includes most digital art in this section. Please go to the results in the Animals Art Exhibition “Photography & Digital Category” here.

3 Dimensional Art Category – This category contains any art which has or seeming to have length, width, and depth.  Relief, pottery, sculpture, installation, kinetic, and conceptual 3-D artworks created in metal, paper, wood, stone, fiber, plastics, glass, ceramics, trash or any other material which can be used to create 3-dimensional art. Please go to the results in the Animals Art Exhibition “3 Dimensional Art Category” here.

 

The gallery’s competition for May 2017 was the 7th Annual “Animals” Art Competition. 2D and 3D artists (including photography) from around the world, were called upon to make online submissions for possible inclusion into the Gallery’s June 2017 online group art exhibition.

Artists were asked for their interpretation of the theme “Animals” by submitting their best representational or abstract art which depicts the theme “Animals”. The Animals theme includes animal subjects such as living organisms, mammals, birds, insects and any animals that may also live in water. 

The art competition and the submission process for the artists began in April 2017 and concluded on May 27, 2017. The gallery received 674  entries from 20 different countries from around the world, including Argentina, Australia, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Croatia, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Malaysia, Morocco, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Russia, Scotland, Serbia, South Africa, and the United Kingdom.  In addition, the gallery received entries from 35 different states. 

The exhibition has been divided into three media categories.  Painting & Other Media, Photography & Digital Media and 3 Dimensional Art. In addition, there is an overall Winning Artists Category, which is the “best of the best” and consists of the ten (10) best entries comprised from the 3 media categories.

The gallery also included Special Merit awards and Special Recognition awards for outstanding art. Many of the artists in either of these groups could have easily been included in the upper tier of our winners, as their art was also exceptional.

To view the artwork in each media category, click on a thumbnail image and that will take you to the Slide Show, which will then contain larger images. In order to leave the Slide Show at any time, just click on any of the large images in order to escape and that will take you back to the thumbnails images.

All winning entries will now be featured on the Light Space & Time website for the month of June 2017. Thereafter, the artworks and links to the artist’s websites will remain online in the Light Space & Time Archives.

Congratulations to our artists who made our “Animals” Art Exhibition so successful this month. At any time, we invite our winning artists and other interested visitors to link their websites to the Gallery’s archive page for further ongoing promotion.

Overall Winning Artists Category – The overall winning artist’s category consists of the 10 Best Entries received from the Painting & Other and Photography & Digital media categories. Please go to the results of the Animals Art Exhibition “Overall Winning Artists” Category here.

Special Merit Award Category – These are the artists and their artwork which we felt could easily have been placed higher but due to the size constraints in each media category, this art was placed in this special category.  Any of the Special Merit art, in many cases, is interchangeable with the best art that we selected for the top tiers. Please go to the results in the Animals Art Exhibition “Special Merit Award Category” here.

Painting & Other Category – This media category is considered to be any art where a pigment was applied to a two-dimensional surface, such as canvas, paper, or panel. This category comprises the following media; acrylics, oil, pastels, watercolor, gouache, tempera, ink, line type drawings, encaustic, fresco, etc. applied on canvas, canvas board, paper or any other flat surface.

In addition, this category also includes any 3D art, fabric, mixed media, mosaic, and various other media. Please go to the results in the Animals Art Exhibition “Painting & Other Category” here.

Photography & Digital Category – This media category contains any images captured by either an analog or digital camera and would be viewed as a print. Black and white photographs, color photographs, digital or analog photographs, photograms, other experimental photography, alternative photographic processes, manipulated photography etc. would be included in this category.

In addition, this category also includes most digital art in this section. Please go to the results in the Animals Art Exhibition “Photography & Digital Category” here.

3 Dimensional Art Category – This category contains any art which has or seeming to have length, width, and depth.  Relief, pottery, sculpture, installation, kinetic, and conceptual 3-D artworks created in metal, paper, wood, stone, fiber, plastics, glass, ceramics, trash or any other material which can be used to create 3-dimensional art. Please go to the results in the Animals Art Exhibition “3 Dimensional Art Category” here.

 

Our art competition for May was the 6th Annual “Animals” and 2D and 3D artists (including photography) from around the world were called upon to make online submissions for possible inclusion into the Gallery’s June 2016 online group art exhibition.  The “Animals” theme was considered to be any art which depicted living animals, organisms, mammals, birds, insects and any animals that may also live in water as subjects for possible inclusion into this art exhibition. 

This art competition and the submission process and competition for the artists began in April 2016 and concluded on May 27, 2016. The gallery received 900 entries from 24 different countries from around the world, including Australia, Brazil, Canada, Costa Rica, Croatia, Estonia, France, Germany, India, Iran, Israel, Malaysia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Romania, Russia, Scotland, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, Ukraine, and United Arab Emirates. In addition, the gallery received entries from 42 different states.  

Due to the volume of entries, the gallery felt that it was necessary to create three (3) media categories, in order to make the judging and the results fair for this competition. The media categories are Painting & Other, Photography & Digital and 3 Dimensional Art. In addition, for this particular competition, we have an overall Winning Artists Category, which is the “best of the best” and consists of the ten (10) best entries from the 3 media categories.

We also included Special Merit awards and Special Recognition awards for outstanding art this month. The artists in either of these groups could have easily been included in the upper tier of our winners, as their art was also exceptional.

We hope that you will take the time to also enjoy their beautiful artwork too. To view the artwork in each media category, click on a thumbnail image and that will take you to the Slide Show, which contains larger images. In order to leave the Slide Show at any time, just click on the large image in order to escape and that will take you back to the thumbnails.

All winning entries will now be featured on the Light Space & Time website for the month of June 2016 and thereafter, the artworks and links to the artist’s websites will remain online in the Light Space & Time Archives. Congratulations to our artists who made our “Animals” Art Exhibition so successful this month. At any time, we invite our winning artists and other interested visitors to link their websites to the Gallery’s archive page for further ongoing promotion.

Overall Winning Artists Category – The overall winning artist’s category consists of the 10 Best Entries received from the Painting & Other and Photography & Digital categories. Please go to the results of the Animals Art Exhibition “Overall Winning Artists” Category here.

Special Merit Award Category – These are the artists and their artwork which we felt could easily have been placed higher but due to the size constraints in each media category, this art was placed in this special category.  Any of the Special Merit art, in many cases, is interchangeable with the best art that we selected for the top tiers. Please go to the results in the Animals Art Exhibition “Special Merit Award Category” here.

Painting & Other Category – The painting & other category is considered to be any art where a pigment was applied to a two-dimensional surface, such as canvas, paper, or panel. This category comprises the following media; acrylics, oil, pastels, watercolor, gouache, tempera, ink, encaustic, fresco, etc. applied on canvas, canvas board, paper or any other flat surface. In addition, this category includes any 3D art, fabric, mixed media, mosaic, line type drawings, and various other media. Please go to the results in the Animals Art Exhibition “Painting & Other Category” here.

Photography & Digital Category – This category contains any images captured by either an analog or digital camera and would be viewed as a print. Black and white photographs, color photographs, digital or analog photographs, photograms, other experimental photography, alternative photographic processes, manipulated photography etc. would be included in this category. In addition, we have included most digital art in this section. Please go to the results in the Animals Art Exhibition “Photography & Digital Category” here.

3 Dimensional Art Category – This category contains any art which has or seeming to have length, width, and depth.  Relief, pottery, sculpture, installation, kinetic, and conceptual 3-D artworks created in metal, paper, wood, stone, fiber, plastics, glass, ceramics, trash or any other material which can be used to create 3-dimensional art.  Please go to the results in the Animals Art Exhibition “3 Dimensional Art Category” here.

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