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!

Jessica Eldredge
Jessica Eldredge
Born in Buenos Aires, I grew up immersed in energy and color, inspired by the people, the art and architecture, the variance, intricacies and connections of colors and patterns. Today, with my Argentinean roots embedded in my soul, I employ an array of techniques to create an impressionistic series of autobiographical works.
Dora Ficher
Dora Ficher

Born in Buenos Aires, I grew up immersed in energy and color, inspired by the people, the art and architecture, the variance,…

Born in Buenos Aires, I grew up immersed in energy and color, inspired by the people, the art and architecture, the variance, intricacies and connections of colors and patterns. Today, with my Argentinean…

Born in Buenos Aires, I grew up immersed in energy and color, inspired by the people, the art and architecture, the variance, intricacies and connections of colors and patterns. Today, with my Argentinean roots embedded in…

Jessica Demcsak creates sculptural paintings on various types of wood that focus on the rise of storms due to climate change. Most of her subject matter is architectural in nature however she lalso breaks down the various elements into abstract line and shape. Demcsak photographs places that have endured catastrophic storms and uses them in her paintings such as Hurricane Katrina, Sandy, and Maria.
Jessica Demcsak
Jessica Demcsak

Jessica Demcsak creates sculptural paintings on various types of wood that focus on the rise of storms due to climate change.…

Jessica Demcsak creates sculptural paintings on various types of wood that focus on the rise of storms due to climate change. Most of her subject matter is architectural in nature however she lalso breaks…

Jessica Demcsak creates sculptural paintings on various types of wood that focus on the rise of storms due to climate change. Most of her subject matter is architectural in nature however she lalso breaks down the various…

Idalia Vasquez-Achury
Idalia Vasquez-Achury
Lonnie Graham is a Pew Fellow and Professor at Pennsylvania State University. He is former director of Photography at Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, an urban arts organization dedicated to arts and education for at risk youth. There, Graham developed innovative pilot projects merging Arts and Academics, which were ultimately cited by, then, First Lady Hillary Clinton as a National Model for Arts Education.
Lonnie Graham
Lonnie Graham

Lonnie Graham is a Pew Fellow and Professor at Pennsylvania State University. He is former director of Photography at Manchester…

Lonnie Graham is a Pew Fellow and Professor at Pennsylvania State University. He is former director of Photography at Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, an urban arts organization…

Lonnie Graham is a Pew Fellow and Professor at Pennsylvania State University. He is former director of Photography at Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, an urban arts organization dedicated to arts…

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