SUBMISSIONS ARE OPEN
“Abstract art frees the viewer from the constraints imposed by realistic images. The mind can roam and the emotions felt can be examined” Journeys to Abstraction by Sue St. John.
Call out for abstract works of art, 2D works all mediums accepted.
Open to Australian residents. All artworks must be original (owned by the artist) and created in the previous two years.
A maximum of 30 works will be selected for an online exhibition.
Voting will be open to the public via the Cambridge Studio gallery website. (13-30 September)
In its third year, "Life Abstracted" is an important opportunity for Australian artists to explore the abstraction genre. Building on the popularity of the inaugural Life Abstracted competition, Cambridge Studio Gallery is keen to continue supporting an artist by offering a prize that includes participation in a group exhibition to be held in the 2018 calendar.
Submissions Deadline: Wednesday 6 September, 5pm.
Short listed works uploaded online: 13 September
Voting closes: 30 September
Announcement of prize recipient: Sunday 1 October
Submissions can be made to firstname.lastname@example.org with an email subject: “Life Abstracted” and must include:
- IMAGE – 300dpi, jpeg, labelled with artist name, title
- Statement about the artwork – MAX 1 sentence – with full details of artwork including dimensions, medium, price and general description of work.
- CV – current resume, with contact details
- Price - including 20% gallery commission
- Payment of submission fee: $25 per entry (maximum entries 3 per person)
BSB: 083 256
Acc: 860 689 338
List your name in payment description.
As an online exhibition, all works will be viewed via photographs (Please ensure good quality images of your work).
The short-listed works will be selected by Cambridge Studio Gallery. We will be looking for a completeness of vision, quality and application of materials, as well as technical skill, as seen in the seven main elements of composition- texture, form, line, colour, value, shape and movement.
The winning artwork will be selected by public voting via the gallery’s website.
Congratulations to Dinusha Joseph for winning the inaugural prize for Life Abstracted 2016, and to Nina Ryan for receiving Highly Commended .