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01-12-2006, 07:31 AM
International Deadline: March 8, 2006 - Agora Gallery of New York City is pleased to announce its 21st International Juried Competition. The competition is open to artists 18 years of age or older working in all media with the exception of video art, film and interactive art.

Juror

Manon Slome, chief curator of the Chelsea Art Museum, New York. Manon Slome is an independent curator and art consultant in New York. During her six year tenure at the Guggenheim Museum in New York, she curated Africa:The Art of a Continent and China: 5000 Years. She also curated The Art of the Motorcycle at the Guggenheim’s space in Bilbao, Spain. Formerly the Helena Rubinstein Curatorial Fellow at the Whitney Museum of American Art, Manon has produced numerous collections and independent gallery shows in New York, London and Hong Kong.

Prizes


Exhibition- 15-20 Artists will participate in a collective exhibition at Agora Gallery 530 West 25th Street, Chelsea, New York City
Exhibition - July 21 to August 10, 2006
Artist Reception - July 27

Cash - $1000 will be awarded to three (3) artists $500, $ 300 & $200

Internet Promotion - will be awarded to six (6) artists to be placed on www.Art-Mine.com (http://www.art-mine.com/) for a period of one year

Review by an art critic will be awarded to one (1) artist one-page review with color images in ArtisSpectrum magazine.

Submissions

All mailed work will be judged from slides or photographs only - do not send a CD of your work - use our web site to submit image files. Number the visuals from 1 - 5 corresponding to the entry form. Slides = must be 35mm regular slides - do not send glass or metal slides. Photographs = not to exceed 8x10 inches. Mark each slide or photograph with your name and telephone number and indicate the top of the work with a red dot.
You must include a self addressed stamped envelope to insure the return of your submission

Please note: Agora Gallery is not responsible for loss or damage to any portfolio material.

Fees

Non-refundable fee of $35 for up to 5 visuals (35mm slides, photographs - not to exceed 8x10 inches) and $5 for each additional visual you may submit as many visuals as you would like. The competition fee must be included with the submission. Fee can be paid by credit card, check or money orders. If you are paying by check then the check should be from a US bank. If you are paying by money order it MUST be in US dollars.

Submission

Send entry form by U.S. Mail to:

The 2006 Chelsea International Fine Art Competition
Agora Gallery
530 West 25th St.
New York, NY 10001

Hand delivery can be made during gallery opening hours (generally Tues. - Sat. 11 - 6) and must also include a SASE.

Or apply online after February 8th at – www.Agora-Gallery.com/2006 (http://www.agora-gallery.com/2006)

Agora Gallery will retain 30% of all sales while the work is on display.

Dates

The completed entry form, prints, fee and SASE must be received by March 8, 2006. Winners will be notified by March 30th. Works selected for exhibition must be delivered July 14th or 15th.

For more information visit http://www.agora-gallery.com/2006

About:
Established in 1984, Agora Gallery (formerly Ariel Gallery) is dedicated to the promotion of national and international contemporary artists. Agora Gallery has two gallery locations. Both locations are in the centers of the New York fine art scene. In SoHo we are located at 415 West Broadway, and in Chelsea at 530 West 25th Street. Please visit http://www.agora-gallery.com/aboutAgoraGallery.aspx (http://www.agora-gallery.com/aboutAgoraGallery.aspx) for more information.