Left: Osmel Almora, Queen, 39" x 39", Drawing on paper on wood, Right: Emily McPeek, Madonna, 16" x 20", Oil on canvas
Background graphic from Corina del Carmel, Instinct in the Middle of the Vortex, 30" x 40", Oil and zipper on canvas
All artists pictured on this page were exhibitors in the 2020 exhibition

 Emerging Artists 2021

Deadline November 30, 2020

Exhibition and $1000 cash award

     SlowArt Productions presents Emerging Artists 2021, the 29th annual competition for exhibition and $1000 cash award. Open to all artists working in any media. This event is devoted to the discovery, introduction and promotion of Emerging Artists. The exhibition will be held March 4 - 27, 2021, at the Limner Gallery. This will be our first post pandemic physical exhibition.




Kenneth Ricci, A Failure to Impress, 8" x 24", Cut/paste paper collage on board

ELIGIBILITY AND RESTRICTIONS: The competition is open to all artists, national and international, working in all media. All forms of painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, graphics, digital and installation art, video, etc. are eligible. Entrants must be 18 years of age or older to apply. Wall mounted works must not be taller than 96" no wider than 120".  Sculptural work must fit through a standard height, 36"wide entry door.

EXHIBITION AND TERMSWinning artists will be featured in a group exhibition at the Limner Gallery,  - March 4 - 27, 2021. All works in the show must be for sale. The gallery will take a 35 percent commission on all sales. Sale price is determined by the  artist. The exhibition will also be displayed on the Limner Gallery web site and social media sites.

CASH AWARD:  A $1000 cash award will be presented to one artist. The award will be presented at the discretion of the gallery, on or before March 6, 2021. 

ENTRY FEES:  There is a $35.00 entry fee for one to four artworks entered, presentation is by digital JPG image files and/or print reproductions. Up to six images may be submitted with a $5.00 fee for each additional artwork above four. Ten image maximum entry may be submitted for $50. Sculptors may provide one additional view per artwork without cost. Artists accepted to exhibit will not be charged additional fees of any kind Payments by credit card at time of entry using PayPal, or check or money order payable to SlowArt Productions.

IMAGE USE / COPYRIGHTS:  Artist retains all copyrights to submitted images and represented artwork.  Digital images submitted with artist entry are for exhibition selection only and will be deleted after completion of the selection process. By entering the competition, artists selected to exhibit grant Limner Gallery rights to use the selected image(s) on printed materials and the gallery web site for promotional purposes only. Limner Gallery and/or SlowArt retain no copyrights to artists work.  

NOTIFICATION:  Artists will be notified of acceptance or non-acceptance no later than December 30, 2020. Results will be posted on or before this date at: http://www.slowart.com/results. Notification will be made via email and by posting on the results page. All artists who provide a working email address will be notified via email, if no email is provided, artists will be notified via postal mail only if accepted to exhibit. Type your email address clearly, if a mistake is made you will not be notified. 

PRIVACY POLICY: Artist contact information (address, telephone, etc.) is only held for the purpose of contacting selected artists and is not preserved in any database. Entry data and image files are deleted on the completion of the jury process. All artist emails will be added to our future events announcement email list.  Artists who do not wish to be on the email list may unsubscribe when they receive their notification.

DEADLINE: The final extended deadline is November 30, 2020. Entries must be submitted via email by 12:00 midnight on this date.  


Left: Kayla Cantu, Sweet Release, 24" x 64", Photography

Email Entry:  All online entries are via email with attached images or web post with direct html link.  Attached image files must be in JPG format.  Images may also be posted to a dedicated web page and a link provided to the page. Web page images should not be download restricted. Videos artists may post on a web page, YouTube, Vimeo or similar video site and provide a link to the page.


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