38th Chelsea International Fine Art Competition (CIFAC)

The 38th Chelsea International Fine Art Competition (CIFAC) is an exciting opportunity to show new and innovative work while gaining exposure to an extensive international audience.

The competition is open to visual artists from around the world. All entrants must be at least 18 years of age.

A distinguished panel of jurors will be awarding more than $70,000 in valuable prizes and the awarded works will be exhibited. Art submitted to the competition will be reviewed by a rotating panel of expert jurors, each representing a different field in the art world, ensuring a fair and balanced selection process.

The Competition is open to visual artists from around the world at any stage of their career working in painting, sculpture, photography, drawing, mixed media, and print.

There is no time frame in which work was created. The only parameters are that the work must be available during the competition exhibition dates and must be available for sale.

It is allowed to submit images of several artworks or multiple views of the same artwork, both options are acceptable.

The competition is hosted by New York Art Competitions (NYAC) — a division of The New York Fine Arts Group, that was established in 1984 by the late Miki Stiles, an artist who wanted to break into the NY art market and opened her own gallery, Agora Gallery. Ever since, NY Art Competitions has been providing artists/with competition opportunities to benefit them in advancing in their careers and promoting their work to a greater audience.

Entry Fees

The entry fee is $55 for up to 5 images – $5 for each additional image.

Deadline: 14 May 2024

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