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Latin Artists Invited to Apply to Latin American Contemporary Fine Art Competition

The Arts Council is pleased to collaborate with the Agora Gallery, NYC, in extending a special invitation to all Latin Tampa Bay artists.  Entries are now being accepted from emerging and established artists to the 2018 Latin American Contemporary Fine Art Competition. This year’s competition awards offer participating artists a wide range of opportunities and prizes specifically chosen to promote the selected Latin American artists and enhance their careers. 

Artists are invited to submit in any of the following mediums: painting, sculpture, photography, drawing, mixed media, and print. Art submitted to the competition will be reviewed by a rotating panel of expert jurors, each representing a different field in the art world.

Twenty five artists will be selected to exhibit in the collective exhibition, which will take place at Agora Gallery. The 2018 Competition Exhibition is scheduled to take place at the street-level space of Agora Gallery at 530 West 25th Street, Chelsea, NYC, from December 5 to December 15, 2018. Elegant yet welcoming, the gallery offers 4,000 square feet and features 13- to 18-foot ceilings, a skylight viewing area, and wide windows facing the street. 

Jurors include Lourdes I. Ramos-Rivas, PhD, President and CEO, Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, California; Patrick Charpenel​, Executive Director of El Museo del Barrio, New York; and Andrea Giunta, Curator and Professor of Art History, University of Buenos Aires (UBA), Buenos Aires, Argentina. 

GUIDELINES: Latin American Contemporary Fine Art Competition Guidelines

FAQ: Be sure to read the Frequently Asked Questions

ENTRY DEADLINE: August 15, 2018

DISCOUNT: In recognition of the Arts Council’s collaboration, Agora Gallery is offering Tampa Bay Latin artists a 20% discount with the code TAMPAARTLATAM. 

El Concurso de Artes Visuales Contemporáneas de América Latina​ 

La competencia ofrece a artistas de América Latina, el Caribe y de la diáspora latinoamericana la oportunidad única de presentar su arte a un público internacional en el famoso distrito de arte de Chelsea, en la ciudad de Nueva York.

Los premios (valorados en USD $ 55,000) incluyen la participación en una exposición en la ciudad de Nueva York, participacipación en una feria de arte en Estados Unidos y oportunidades de promoción en línea y premios en efectivo. Un panel de jurados especializados en arte Latinoamericano revisará todas las inscripciones en busca de grandes talentos.

El Concurso de Artes Visuales Contemporáneas de América Latina es una plataforma espectacular para promover tu obra a nivel internacional. ¡Aprovecha esta excelente oportunidad para artistas latinos en cualquier etapa de sus carreras!

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The Latin American Contemporary Fine Art Competition ​

The competition offers artists from Latin America, the Caribbean and the Latin American diaspora the unique opportunity to present their art to an international audience in the famous art district of Chelsea, in New York City.

Prizes (valued at $ 55,000) include participation in an exhibition in New York City, participation in an art fair in the United States, online promotion opportunities and cash prizes. A panel of jurors specializing in Latin American art will review all the entries in search of great talent.

The Latin American Contemporary Fine Art Competition is a spectacular platform to expose and promote your work internationally. Take advantage of this excellent opportunity for Latino artists at any stage of their careers!

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