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International contest-exhibition of contemporary conceptual, avant-garde and abstract art "Water" - artworks in different styles, techniques and directions are allowed.

► Theme of the "Water" contest

Concept: The essence of water serves as the driving force behind this terrific contest, urging artists to express their unique interpretations and perspectives through their chosen medium. By participating in this grand event, artists have the opportunity to showcase their talent and immerse viewers in the profound beauty and significance of water. Whether it be the fluidity of watercolor painting portraits or the dynamic interplay of water in various art forms, this competition encourages artists to delve into vast possibilities of water art.

Goal - The "Water is Life" welcomes submissions that capture the essence of water's transformative power, inviting artists to portray its mesmerizing qualities and depict its fundamental importance in our existence.

OPEN CALL: Deadline for submission August 10,2024

► How to apply
  1. Log in or register to participate.
  2. Upload your listing, correctly formatting the content in your personal profile.*
  3. Submit your artworks to the competition (a window with your listing will appear).**
  4. Vote*** for the participants’ artworks (get rating points; voting opens 7 days before the end of the competition)
  5. E-certificate for each participant ****
  6. Participants of competitions will get discounts on participation in exhibitions and fairs.
  7. Artworks of competition will be posted in social media
  8. Life-long Links - A lifelong link of the exhibition will remain active to boost selected artists online visibility and SEO.

The winners will be chosen by Jury! Audience Award by quantity and sum of votes.

* - Details

* - You need to have account on web site and upload your artworks
** - if you participate with art curator, please tell the artworks number in your profile, the artwork will be added to the catalog of participants
*** - voting opens 7 days before the end of the competition.
**** - If your artwork violates the rules of the site or does not correspond to the competition, the artwork will be removed from the catalog of participants without explanation. Repeated violations will result in the user being blocked.

Cover: Winner of art contest "Mystic" - Valeriya Bodyan - Self-Portrait "The Sea Inside" #9263

Recruitment of participants up to: Aug 10, 2024 (inclusive)
1
place
500$
2
place
250$
3
place
100$
Audience Award
30$
Participants:
Submission Deadline:
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Each artist can submit any quantity of artworks to the competition.

For this art call, we are looking for any artistic interpretation of Water as:
  • The beginning, natural source of life
  • Symbol of purity and cleanness
  • Daily water usage and consumption for living and staying alive
  • Environmental issues: shortage, pollution, floods, etc.
  • Oceanic, underwater, and marine life
  • Water in religions, stories, and myths
  • Various forms of water: ice, liquid, steam
  • Water forms in nature: clouds, rain, snow, icebergs
  • Waterscapes: ocean, sea, river, waterfall, marsh, lake, pond
  • Water sports and relaxing days around the water
  • Water-based creatures: real or imaginary
  • Watercrafts: boats, ships, submarines
  • Water ways: bridges, tunnels, canals
  • All real and imaginary interpretations of the subject in abstract, representational or figurative style are welcomed.

Artworks created in the following techniques are allowed to participate in the competition program:

  1. Oil, acrylic painting
  2. Drawings and Graphic arts
  3. Watercolor art
  4. Pastel
  5. Photography
  6. Digital art
  7. Collages
  8. Photography
  9. Sculpture (art objects)
  10. Arts and crafts

The winners are chosen by the jury!

All works were evaluated according to the following criteria

  • Skill and quality of execution
  • originality and innovation
  • degree of influence on the viewer
  • compliance with the theme of the competition

Artwork requirements:

  • PNG or JPG, no watermarks or text (except captions, numbers or symbols).
  • The size of the image should be at least 2000px along the smaller side
  • The image should be clear, no highlights or glares.
  • Description of the artwork should be specified in the settings of the piece itself, which explains its idea.

The Audience Award determined by the number and sum of votes (voting opens 7 days before the end of the competition)

Still have questions? Send us chat message

Participation fee (apply online to receive an E-Certificate):

for the Free and Basic tariff - 16€ (16Ʀ artCoins) for 1 artwork
for Premium tariff - 13€ (13Ʀ artCoins) for the first 2 artworks
and each next 12€ (12Ʀ artCoins)

  1. Upload your artworks in your profile on the gallery's website, providing accurate content.
  2. Refill your balance of artcoins on the website.
  3. Submit your artwork to the competition

Invite your friends and acquaintances to support your work and vote for it. And your work will be seen by a larger number of potential buyers, art lovers, professionals and collectors.


Still Not Sure If You Should Participate? Let us convince you otherwise

Participating in the Water is Life Art Contest can be an incredibly enriching and transformative experience for any artist—particularly those interested in watercolor painting portraits. Imagine immersing yourself in the fluidity and serenity of water, using it as a medium to bring life to your portraits. This unique contest offers the perfect platform to showcase your talent and creativity, pushing the boundaries of water art.

By capturing water's captivating textures, colors, and reflections, you can create stunning and evocative portraits that resonate with the theme of water is life. Embrace the challenge of representing the ephemeral nature of water, and through this contest, unlock your hidden potential as an artist. Don't miss this incredible opportunity to participate in the Water Art Contest by TERAVARNA and let the beauty of water catalyze your artistic journey.

How to participate?
What will I get as a result of the contest?
How many works can I submit to the contest?
How much does it cost to participate?
Participation in the Contest means the Applicant's familiarization and full agreement with the General Provisions of the Contest
Still have questions? Ask a question in chat

  • Artistic Council of Art Future Gallery
  • Artistic Council of EURASIAN ART UNION
  • Dingyi Fan (France)
  • Badartch Tumurbaatar (Mongolia)
  • Alison Williams (UK)
  • Dongmei Yin (China)
  • Domonik Vargo (Canada)
  • Dru Pilmer (USA)
  • Ben Rosecrans (Portugal)
  • Spiro Susa (Serbia)
  • Didi Foronda (Australia)
  • Emanuil Barto (France)
  • Akiko Endo (Japan)
  • Pavel Arefiev - Angel (Russia)
  • Uwe Meyer (Germany)
  • Gerhard Rasser (Germany)
  • Simon Hafele (Switzerland)
  • Maite Pereda (Egypt)
  • Brigitte Radecki (USA)
  • Cedric van Eenoo (Mexica)
  • Chang Haoran (Taiwan)
  • Chen Min (China)
  • Chen Ziyi (China)
  • Ekaterina Bystritskaya (Israel)
  • Tatiana Tertiakova (Russia)
  • Ingrid O’Connor (Sweden)
  • Joel Armstrong (UK)
  • Jin Min (Netherlands)
  • Maria Otchykh (Ukraine)

The list is being completed

Subject
Fee
Jury

Each artist can submit any quantity of artworks to the competition.

For this art call, we are looking for any artistic interpretation of Water as:
  • The beginning, natural source of life
  • Symbol of purity and cleanness
  • Daily water usage and consumption for living and staying alive
  • Environmental issues: shortage, pollution, floods, etc.
  • Oceanic, underwater, and marine life
  • Water in religions, stories, and myths
  • Various forms of water: ice, liquid, steam
  • Water forms in nature: clouds, rain, snow, icebergs
  • Waterscapes: ocean, sea, river, waterfall, marsh, lake, pond
  • Water sports and relaxing days around the water
  • Water-based creatures: real or imaginary
  • Watercrafts: boats, ships, submarines
  • Water ways: bridges, tunnels, canals
  • All real and imaginary interpretations of the subject in abstract, representational or figurative style are welcomed.

Artworks created in the following techniques are allowed to participate in the competition program:

  1. Oil, acrylic painting
  2. Drawings and Graphic arts
  3. Watercolor art
  4. Pastel
  5. Photography
  6. Digital art
  7. Collages
  8. Photography
  9. Sculpture (art objects)
  10. Arts and crafts

The winners are chosen by the jury!

All works were evaluated according to the following criteria

  • Skill and quality of execution
  • originality and innovation
  • degree of influence on the viewer
  • compliance with the theme of the competition

Artwork requirements:

  • PNG or JPG, no watermarks or text (except captions, numbers or symbols).
  • The size of the image should be at least 2000px along the smaller side
  • The image should be clear, no highlights or glares.
  • Description of the artwork should be specified in the settings of the piece itself, which explains its idea.

The Audience Award determined by the number and sum of votes (voting opens 7 days before the end of the competition)

Still have questions? Send us chat message

Participation fee (apply online to receive an E-Certificate):

for the Free and Basic tariff - 16€ (16Ʀ artCoins) for 1 artwork
for Premium tariff - 13€ (13Ʀ artCoins) for the first 2 artworks
and each next 12€ (12Ʀ artCoins)

  1. Upload your artworks in your profile on the gallery's website, providing accurate content.
  2. Refill your balance of artcoins on the website.
  3. Submit your artwork to the competition

Invite your friends and acquaintances to support your work and vote for it. And your work will be seen by a larger number of potential buyers, art lovers, professionals and collectors.


Still Not Sure If You Should Participate? Let us convince you otherwise

Participating in the Water is Life Art Contest can be an incredibly enriching and transformative experience for any artist—particularly those interested in watercolor painting portraits. Imagine immersing yourself in the fluidity and serenity of water, using it as a medium to bring life to your portraits. This unique contest offers the perfect platform to showcase your talent and creativity, pushing the boundaries of water art.

By capturing water's captivating textures, colors, and reflections, you can create stunning and evocative portraits that resonate with the theme of water is life. Embrace the challenge of representing the ephemeral nature of water, and through this contest, unlock your hidden potential as an artist. Don't miss this incredible opportunity to participate in the Water Art Contest by TERAVARNA and let the beauty of water catalyze your artistic journey.

How to participate?
What will I get as a result of the contest?
How many works can I submit to the contest?
How much does it cost to participate?
Participation in the Contest means the Applicant's familiarization and full agreement with the General Provisions of the Contest
Still have questions? Ask a question in chat

  • Artistic Council of Art Future Gallery
  • Artistic Council of EURASIAN ART UNION
  • Dingyi Fan (France)
  • Badartch Tumurbaatar (Mongolia)
  • Alison Williams (UK)
  • Dongmei Yin (China)
  • Domonik Vargo (Canada)
  • Dru Pilmer (USA)
  • Ben Rosecrans (Portugal)
  • Spiro Susa (Serbia)
  • Didi Foronda (Australia)
  • Emanuil Barto (France)
  • Akiko Endo (Japan)
  • Pavel Arefiev - Angel (Russia)
  • Uwe Meyer (Germany)
  • Gerhard Rasser (Germany)
  • Simon Hafele (Switzerland)
  • Maite Pereda (Egypt)
  • Brigitte Radecki (USA)
  • Cedric van Eenoo (Mexica)
  • Chang Haoran (Taiwan)
  • Chen Min (China)
  • Chen Ziyi (China)
  • Ekaterina Bystritskaya (Israel)
  • Tatiana Tertiakova (Russia)
  • Ingrid O’Connor (Sweden)
  • Joel Armstrong (UK)
  • Jin Min (Netherlands)
  • Maria Otchykh (Ukraine)

The list is being completed

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