Current Competition

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces their 2nd Annual “Patterns, Textures and Forms” Online Art Competition for the month of September 2018.  2D and 3D artists from around the world are called upon to make online submissions for possible inclusion into the Gallery’s October 2018 online group exhibition.

The gallery encourages entries from artists (including photography & digital art) regardless of where they reside to apply to this competition by submitting their best representational or abstract  Patterns, Textures, and Forms subject art. 

Here is a link to the 2017 Patterns Art Exhibition in order to help artists see what type of art was accepted in the past. Please review our article post which explains the Judging Criteria for Our Juried Art Competitions in order to help you as a guide with your entry submissions.

Early Registration – Discounted Entry Fee

Lower entry fees are offered from the opening of the competition (10th of the month) until the 1st day of next month (September 1, 2018). The discounted entry fees are as follows; $12.00 for 1 to 2 entries and $22.00 for 3 to 5 entries. After that time, the entry fees revert to the gallery’s normal entry fee amount or $14.00 for 1 to 2 entries and $24.00 for 3 to 5 entries until the deadline of the art competition. 

Also, students (who are registered with Submittable and have an email extension of EDU) are able to receive additional lower entry fees for this competition.  $10.00 for 1 to 2 entries and $20.00 for 3 to 5 entries.

Light Space & Time encourages entries from all 2D & 3D artists regardless of where they reside and regardless of their experience or education in the art field. A group exhibition of the top ten finalists will be held online at the Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery during the month of October 2018. Awards will be for top 10 places. 

Important Dates For Participating Artists

Art Competition Opens   Aug.    10, 2018
Early Registration & Lower Fees End    Sep.    01, 2018
Deadline for Receiving Entries   Sep. 26, 2018
Results Emailed to Artists & Posted    Oct.    01, 2018
Art Exhibition Opens    Oct.    10, 2018
Online Art Exhibition Closes & Archived Xx  Oct.    31, 2018

Winning artists (10 Overall Category Artists) of the 2018 “Patterns” Art Exhibition will be promoted extensively by the gallery in the following manner;

The top 10 winning artists for this exhibition will be promoted and circulated to over 550+ major news outlets, including Premium News Outlets syndication. (ABC, CBS, CW, Fox & NBC affiliated broadcasting/station websites). With inclusion on Google News & Bing News.

Winning artists will also have their art exhibition results posted and promoted on ArtJobs/artweek.com. Artweek produces 800,000-page impressions per month, 280,000 website visitors per month and has 30,000 newsletter subscribers.  

Winning artists will also have their art exhibition results posted and promoted on Art.Base.co.  Art.Base produces 100,000 page views per month, 35,000 monthly unique visitors and has 10,000+ newsletter subscribers.

The Top 10 Overall Winning Artists will be featured individually and collectively on the gallery’s Artwork Archive Page.  Artwork Archive is a premier web-based software for visual artists. Manage your inventory, sales & contacts. Grow your art career and exhibit your art on Artwork Archive.

In addition, the Top Winning Artists can be featured and promoted in the ACS Magazine.  ACS Magazine is produced and published by Renée LaVerné Rose, the Director, and Curator of the Chicago based ACS Art Gallery. ACS Gallery is housed in one of the most diverse art communities and distinguished locations in the Zhou B Art Center/Museum. 

The LST Gallery website averages 70,000+ visitors and more than 225,000+ page views per month. Out of those visitors, 80% are new visitors to the website.  Being a winning overall category artist should result in an increase in visitor traffic to the artist’s website as well.

In addition to the above, these winning artists of this exhibition will receive extensive worldwide publicity in the form of email marketing, event announcements and wide-spread social media marketing and promotion to make the art world aware of the artists’ achievement.

There will also be a video of the winning artists’ artworks on the Light Space & Time YouTube Channel.  In addition, there will also be links back to the artists’ website as part of this achievement package. Winning artists also receive a digital Award Certificate, digital Award Ribbon, digital Event Postcard, and Press Release for their art portfolio.

Artists provide us with your best representational or abstract art patterns, textures and forms type art before the deadline.
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