The Myth of Beauty
This Deadline Expired: Sunday, September 19, 2021
The true nature of beauty has been one of the most highly debated concepts in philosophy. Can beauty be defined by objective qualities, or is it a subjective experience? Order, proportion, and symmetry as some would argue? Or, more abstractly, a sight that evokes deep love and desire?
The arts are inseparably linked to the exploration of beauty and aesthetics. Many artists are driven by the quest to capture or create works of great beauty, or conversely motivated by a desire to challenge or dismantle the conventions of beauty.
Manifold Global invites artists of all backgrounds and mediums to submit artwork related to or exploring the theme The Myth of Beauty.
Learn more and apply here.
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 their 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 the 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
Jurors- Matthew Pring
Deadline to submit work- 9/19/2021
Opening date for show – 10/1/2021
Show closes and is archived- 12/1/2021
Please read the format requirements carefully to avoid errors with the form.
Send any questions or concerns you may have via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Artwork images, bio, CV, and statement must be uploaded directly to the form
Artwork does not have to be available for purchase.
Artists must ensure high quality of images, the recommended dpi is 300 as a jpeg or png
Image should not exceed 5MB.
Image should not contain any frame, mat, or watermark.
Image should be clear and in focus, this represents your work and it will be displayed and judged the same way it is received.
After completing the entry form, you will be directed to the payment page. The entry fee must be paid in full for your works to be entered.
Videos should be submitted with youtube or vimeo links
Submission fee is $15 for 5 images (nonrefundable)
Bio word limit 300
Statement word limit 300
All accepted works will be displayed in their 2D and 3D virtual galleries with the artist name, title of work, medium, dimensions, and a link back to their website, or email address if they do not have a website.
Sales- All sales are conducted solely between the artist and the buyer. Manifold Global Art Gallery does not handle any part of the sale or collect any commission.
By submitting your work, you, the artist, agree to allow Manifold Global to use your image for the following purposes. Manifold Global may use your image for the art exhibition it is submitted to as well as any future show for marketing, promotional, and display purposes. You, the artist, also agree to allow Manifold Global to archive your image as part of a show. This will be available for public viewing on the website. (www.manifoldglobal.com) Your image will include your name, title of your work, and your website, if applicable.
The artist shall maintain all copyrights of any image that they submit to Manifold Global. Images will not be resold, exchanged, copied, or downloaded from this website.