Competitions & Contests

Human Elements: The Portrait Show

Entry Dates 2024-01-15T23:59:00+00:00 - 2023-11-01T00:00:00+00:00 48 Days Left


Human Elements: The Portrait Show
An Online Exhibition sponsored by Southern Tier Center for Emerging Artists (STCEA) http://www.southerntierartists.comDeadline For Submissions: January 15, 2024Show Dates: February 1 - February 28, 2024Eligibility: International artists age 16+Mediums: All styles and mediums welcomeEntry Fee: $30 for up to 3 entries; maximum 3 entriesCharitable Contributions: All proceeds benefit Journey's End Refugee Services ( Best in Show (Cash Prize), Awards of Distinction, Artists' Choice, People's Choice AwardsShow Prospectus

In this exhibit, we celebrate the beauty and uniqueness of the human form, from candid captures to self-portraits and nudes, and call on the power of portraiture as a medium for self-expression, storytelling, and reflection. Human Element: The Portrait Show offers a platform for artists to delve deep into the exploration of not only physical features but also the profound emotions, cultural backgrounds, and individual experiences that define us.
All subjects, styles, and mediums are welcome.20% of proceeds will benefit Journey's End Refugee Services (, which welcomes refugees without regard to ethnic origin or creed and assists them to become healthy, independent, contributing members of the Western NY community. 
A Best in Show (cash prize) and Awards of Distinction will be awarded to the works of highest artistic merit based on technical skill, creativity, innovation, and adherence to theme. An Artists' Choice and People's Choice award will also be selected based on popular vote.
With the option to submit up to three entries for just $30, this is an affordable and accessible way to increase your art's visibility. So why not submit your work today and see where it can take you?
About Southern Tier Center for Emerging Artists (STCEA)
STCEA provides a safe space for you to build creative confidence. Our affordable exhibition entry fees allow you to submit and have your work evaluated through a competitive juried show process that is welcoming to art students, new and emerging artists, and seasoned artists alike.
Having your work displayed in an international juried show is a great way to boost your artistic presence, increase sales, and build your exhibition portfolio for future show opportunities, gallery representation, or entrance to MFA programs - or just for fun and personal growth!
Our online exhibits are good for the environment and your pocketbook - you save shipping fees and artwork preparation costs as your work is professionally displayed in an online gallery with shareable links for your website and social media feeds.
Plus, you can direct viewers to your online shop, where you’ll keep 100% of the proceeds for any artwork sold through exposure from an STCEA exhibit.

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