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Closed For Submissions - "Pure Abstraction"

  • Submission Opens: 08/01/14
  • Submission Deadline: 09/15/2014 (Midnight EST) Closed
  • Curator Selection: 09/19/14
  • Artist Notification: 09/24/14
  • Exhibit Opens: 10/03/14 Announces a call to artists for an Abstract Group Exhibition consisting of 10 artists, 08/01/14 - 09/15/14 (Midnight EST)

Ten artists will be selected for the group exhibit
"Pure Abstraction - Group Exhibition" at G25N's online gallery.

Theme: "Pure Abstraction" The work should be purely abstract with little to no depiction of the real world (as in nonrepresentational). This work must rely on form, color and line to create an abstract work of art with little or no reference to the external world.

This Competition is open to all artists 18 years of age or older working in any painting, drawing, photography or digital medium. Our mission is to provide artists with exposure and extensive marketing of their art and accomplishments to our national and international list of clientele.

"What goes on in abstract art is the proclaiming of aesthetic principles... It is in our own time that we have become aware of pure aesthetic considerations. Art never can be imitation."
                                                                                                       - Hans Hofmann

The Exhibit: 10/03/2014 "Pure Abstraction" A Group Exhibit of 10 Artist's artwork.  Gallery 25N (G25N) will provide an online group exhibit for the 10 selected artists. The exhibit will run for a minimum of one month.

This international art competition will select one work of art from ten different artists for a group show "Pure Abstraction - Group Exhibition" at G25N's online gallery.

Extensive Marketing of the Exhibit and Artists: & will co-market the ten artists and their artwork in the exhibition worldwide in the following way:

  • Invitations: Electronic Postcards for the online exhibit's opening will be sent to the combined clientele lists of and This list exceeds 12,000 recipients.
  • Press Release: Extensive press release announcements will be sent out for the opening of the "Pure Abstraction" Group Exhibit. The press releases will provide an international buzz about the exhibit and the artists' work.
  • Event Listings & Calendars: The group exhibit will also be promoted in numerous online event listings. These event lists not only provide timely promotion of the exhibit they also provide ongoing social media marketing.
  • Social Media Marketing: The exhibition, artist and their artwork will be marketed through, Artist Website Pro and Gallery 25N's social media-marketing network via LinkedIn, Pintrist, Tweeter, GooglePlus, Facebook, etc.
  • Art Market Newsletter: The Artists and the exhibition will be featured in Artist Website Pro's, "Art Market News" with 10,000 subscribers in the art market place. Subscribers consist of art buyers, fine art galleries, corporate art buyers, exhibit curators, fine art agents, architects, property developers, interior designers and art lovers.
  • Online Presence:After the exhibit ends, the artists group exhibit will remain in the "Past Exhibits" section of Gallery 25N's website with a back-link to the artist's websites for a minimum of two years.


Entry and Submissions

Entry Fee: $15 per entry (No limit on the number of entries that can be submitted.) Participating artists can submit as many works of art as they wish. The selected artists will be included in a 10-person exhibit consisting of one work of art per artist on display.

Payments are through PayPal. All credit and debit cards are accepted.


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

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