Chelsea International Fine Art Competition

I received an email about this competiton and wanted to pass it onto the members!

I am delighted to inform you of the details of the upcoming Chelsea International Fine Art Competition. This highly respected juried contest now in its 26th year is an annual event.

The available prizes are valued at a total of $38,000 and include cash prizes, online promotion, and participation in an exhibition in a gallery in the center of Chelsea, the New York art district.

The juror this year will be Elisabeth Sherman, Curatorial Assistant at the Whitney Museum of American Art, where she conducts research into contemporary artists.

The competition is open to visual artists over the age of 18 and all work is accepted other than video art, film, performance art, jewelry and crafts. For more information, visit or email

The details of the 2011 competition are as follows:

February 2nd 2011 – Competition opens
March 14th 2011 – Submission deadline
March 28th 2011 – Results announced
August 19th 2011 through September 9th 2010 – Exhibition for the work of the selected artists