Wave | Juried Exhibition


UPWARD Gallery invites artists worldwide to submit artwork to our juried art exhibition and competition, Wave.

Two of the freest elements – water and wind, in contact with each other, give rise to a wave.
Appearing at first only as a background on the early canvases of Italian and Dutch painters, the sea gradually became a completely self-sufficient hero in artworks, symbolizing freedom and passion, and marine painting has taken its rightful place among the artistic trends in art.

All artists 18 and older are encouraged to submit their work in any medium, style, and genre.

Acceptable mediums include all traditional art media (e.g., oil, watercolor, acrylic, pastel, mixed media, gouache, egg tempera, pen and ink; drawing media such as graphite, charcoal, colored pencils, scratch board, markers, metal point), digital painting, arts and crafts (beadwork, pottery, embroidery, floristry, batik, stained glass, two-dimensional collage and fabric art as well, etc.).

All accepted pieces will be displayed in our online gallery at upwardgallery.com.

The winners (1st place) are interviewed by the UPWARD Gallery editors for publication in the printed edition UPWARD’s Quarterly and on our site.

Each entrant of the competition receives a personal page (solo exhibition) in the UPWARD gallery. Selected works will be featured in curated galleries on our site. All entrants will receive digital certificates based on the results of the competition.

Entry fee: $12 for entry, $10 (2-4 entries), $9 (5 or more entries). $6 for entry – for artists under 22 years.

Deadline: February 28, 2023.

Visit https://upwardgallery.com/ad/competitions/54/wave for a full information.

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Expires: 2023-02-28


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