Art is a powerful tool to evoke social change. Without uttering a single word, artists can enlighten, educate and affect change around the world. Embracing Our Differences invites you to participate in creating a world where differences are embraced and individuality is celebrated. Further, become a part of this exciting change through your visual art submission to the annual Embracing Our Differences in an international juried competition.
Moreover, Featuring 50 billboard-size images, each work of art is created by local, national and international artists reflecting their interpretation of our theme “enriching lives through diversity and inclusion.”The 2020 exhibit will be on display January 18 – April 5, 2020, at Bayfront Park in downtown Sarasota.
- The winner will get $3,000 (US).
- Artists, photographers, professionals, amateurs, students — everyone can participate.
- Likewise, Your submission must be an original concept and execution and is not a copy or reproduction of the work of another.
- Encouragement to national and international submissions. Further, there is no submission fee.
- Your art must be HORIZONTAL in an orientation which means that it must be wider than it is tall.
- Further, Your digital file must be a high-resolution image of no less than 300 dpi (the higher the better) and Your digital file must be less than 400MB in size.
- If making more than one submission online, you will need to create a separate entry for each one.
- Similarly, teachers may complete and submit art on behalf of their students and, at their option, substitute their personal or school contact information for that of their student(s).
- First Step: A digital file of your art contained on a CD or flash drive.
- Second Step: You should complete and also, sign this form the official link.
- Third Step: A separate sheet of paper with a brief (200-word maximum) “Artist Statement” explaining your art, your creative process and/or what the theme means to you.
- Fourth Step: Mail your submission package to the given link below.