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Call for Exhibition "Abstract 2017" at Gallery 25N.
20 Artists Group Exhibit - Extensive marketing of the artists
and exhibit worldwide. One artist will receive the "Curator's Art Prize".

Call For Entries for "Dreams 3" 20 artist Group Exhibit

  • Submission Deadline: September 12, 2017 (Midnight EST)
  • Curator Selection: September 19, 2017
  • Artists Notification: September 27, 2017
  • Exhibit Opens: October 6, 2017

       "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

Twenty artists will be selected for an online group exhibit, "Abstract 2017", at Gallery25N online; the exhibit and the artists will be extensively marketed worldwide to over 26,100 people including art buyers, gallery owners, curators, collectors, etc.

NEW: One of the exhibiting artists will receive the "Curator's Art Prize" a $500 grant and their work will become the image of the exhibition and will be used on the invitation, video title screen and on all online marketing.

Theme and Selection: "Abstract 2017"- For this group exhibition the curators are looking for art of any subject created as abstraction. They will select twenty artists for this exhibit and one to five works of art will be chosen from each of the selected artists. The artwork must be based on abstraction, where the subject or message is pushed to visual limits of abstraction so that there is little or no representation of the real world (as in nonrepresentational). The submitted artwork can be of any subject that is communicated in the power of abstraction. The composition elements of the work must rely on form, color, action, lines, marks, and texture to create a purely abstract work that engages the viewer and draws them into the intention of the artist's work.

Eligibility & Mediums: This competition is open to all artists/photographers 18 years of age or older. Entries must be any still medium such as: paint, drawing, photography, sculpture, installation, digital, collage, fiber art.

Gallery 25N's mission is to provide emerging and established artists/photographers with exposure and extensive marketing of their work and accomplishments to our international list of clientele.


Extensive Marketing of the Exhibit and Artists valued at $5,125 and will co-market the artists and their work in the exhibition worldwide in the following ways:

  • Curators Art Prize: One artist will be the recipient of "Curators Art Prize" of $500 and one of their works of art will become the image of the exhibition that will be used on invitations, video title screen and on all online marketing.
  • Invitations: Electronic invitations for the exhibit opening will be sent to the combined international clientele lists of Gallery 25N and These lists exceed 26,500 recipients.
  • Press Release: A press release will be sent out for the opening of the exhibit and posted to visual art directories. The press releases will provide an international buzz about the exhibit and the artists’ work.
  • Event Listings & Calendars: The exhibit will also be promoted in numerous online art event listings. These event lists not only provide a timely promotion of the exhibit they also provide ongoing social media marketing.
  • Social Media Marketing: The exhibition, artists and their artworks will be marketed through, International Artists Directory and Gallery 25N's social media-marketing network via LinkedIn, Pinterest, Tweeter, GooglePlus, Facebook, Tumblr, Instagram, YouTube, etc.
  • Art Market News - Newsletter: The artists and the exhibition will be featured in "Art Market News™" with over 26,100 subscribers in the art market place worldwide. Subscribers consist of art buyers, fine art galleries, corporate art buyers, exhibit curators, fine art agents, architects, property developers, interior designers and art lovers. provides links back to the artists' website.
  • Online Presence: After the exhibit ends, the artists' exhibit will remain in the "Past Exhibits" section of Gallery 25N's website with a back-link to the artist's websites.
  • Video: A video is created of the artists work and exhibit for publication on Gallery 25N's website and YouTube Channel, with over 33,000 views to date.

Submission Fee

Entry Fee: $25 for up to three entries and $5 for each additional image.
(No limit on the number of additional entries submitted.)

You will receive an email notification once your submission is complete.
We look forward to seeing your artwork.

All credit and debit cards are accepted through PayPal.

1st Place,
"Scapes 3"
Artist: Toby Davis
2nd Place,
"Scapes 3"

Artist: Stuart Chape
3rd Place,
"Scapes 3"

Artist: Wenjie Han
4th Place,
"Scapes 3"
Artist: Debra HIll
5th Place,
"Scapes 3"
Artist: Ira Upin
6th Place,
"Scapes 3"
Artist: John Cottee
7th Place,
"Scapes 3"
Artist: Nelson Hee