Abstraction: Call for Submissions

Abstraction: Call for Submissions

This Deadline Expired: Monday, May 24, 2021

“Abstraction allows man to see with his mind what he cannot see physically with his eyes….Abstract art enables the artist to perceive beyond the tangible, to extract the infinite out of the finite. It is the emancipation of the mind. It is an exploration into unknown areas.”
― Arshile Gorky

Abstract art is an incredibly broad visual genre, encompassing any work that has been untethered from realistic representation. Artists have approached it in many ways and with many different motivations, for example by trying to recreate the natural world in abstracted ways, such as Mondrian, or to connect with the metaphysical or spiritual, such as Hilma af Klint.

Manifold Global invites artists of all backgrounds and mediums to share their artworks based on the theme Abstraction.

ELIGIBILITY: Artists from any country are welcome to apply with works in any medium: painting, sculpture, digital, printmaking, fiber, photography, mixed media, installation and more. A university degree is not required to participate in our open call.
SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS: 1-5 images of individual artworks, a short bio, CV, and artist statement, website or social media link, and your contact information. Please see our application form for further details.
SUBMISSION FEE: $15 for 1-5 images of individual artworks (non-refundable*)
Judging Criteria- Originality, interpretation, quality, demonstration of ability, and usage of medium
Important Dates:
Deadline to submit work- 5/24/2021
Opening date for show – 6/4/2021
Show closes and is archived- 8/5/2021
APPLICATION:
Please read the format requirements carefully to avoid errors with the form.
Send any questions or concerns you may have via email to info@manifoldglobal.com

For more information, check out the Manifold Global website!

Bruce Garrity paints colorful and dynamic landscapes still lifes, portraits, and nudes, and re-imagines some of the great works of post-impressionist artists like Cezanne and early Modernists like Matisse and Giacometti.
Bruce Garrity
Bruce Garrity

Bruce Garrity paints colorful and dynamic landscapes still lifes, portraits, and nudes, and re-imagines some of the great…

Bruce Garrity paints colorful and dynamic landscapes still lifes, portraits, and nudes, and re-imagines some of the great works of post-impressionist artists like Cezanne and early Modernists like Matisse…

Bruce Garrity paints colorful and dynamic landscapes still lifes, portraits, and nudes, and re-imagines some of the great works of post-impressionist artists like Cezanne and early Modernists like Matisse and Giacometti.…

Ellen Benson
Ellen Benson
I was a choreographer and modern dancer for most of my life. It is the balance between energy and stillness that I carry into my art. I reflect this discord in a gesture and painterly contemporary style. I use a variety of media to create a raw, yet, luminous painting in oil, layering pastels, glazes, pencil, charcoal, and develop painted collages of varying surfaces. I create paintings directly from a model's pose and the subtle nuances of that gesture. I paint in a realistic approach, and yet, abstraction tends to take over. I have had an extensive career teaching art to students of all levels and ages. My teaching is an integral part of my art making process.
Nancy E. F. Halbert
Nancy E. F. Halbert

I was a choreographer and modern dancer for most of my life. It is the balance between energy and stillness that I carry…

I was a choreographer and modern dancer for most of my life. It is the balance between energy and stillness that I carry into my art. I reflect this discord in a gesture and painterly contemporary style.…

I was a choreographer and modern dancer for most of my life. It is the balance between energy and stillness that I carry into my art. I reflect this discord in a gesture and painterly contemporary style. I use a variety of…

Marc Schimsky
Marc Schimsky
Andrea Snyder, BFA, cum laude Tyler School of Art, MFA program NYU with additional studies at Wharton, University of the Arts, and Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, is a prize-winning printmaking & mixed media artist who has exhibited in the U.S. and Great Britain.
Andrea G. Snyder
Andrea G. Snyder

Andrea Snyder, BFA, cum laude Tyler School of Art, MFA program NYU with additional studies at Wharton, University of the…

Andrea Snyder, BFA, cum laude Tyler School of Art, MFA program NYU with additional studies at Wharton, University of the Arts, and Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, is a prize-winning printmaking & mixed…

Andrea Snyder, BFA, cum laude Tyler School of Art, MFA program NYU with additional studies at Wharton, University of the Arts, and Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, is a prize-winning printmaking & mixed media artist who…

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