The 8th International CFA Artist of the Month Award

The highly anticipated 8th International CFA Artist of the Month contest is now open, welcoming submissions from talented fine artists worldwide across all disciplines except video art.

Submit your artwork now for a chance to vie for prestigious titles and awards, including three €1,000 cash grants, a featured interview on our prominent website, and the coveted title of CFA Artist of the Month.

Continue reading for more details on how to compete for this award.

About this Contest

Contest Deadline: Friday, April 26, 2024
Participation cost: 20€ for 1 image ● 50€ for 5 images ● 90€ for 10 images

Organized by Circle Foundation for the Arts, our Artist of the Month contest provides an opportunity to win a list of important titles, significant exposure as well as a cash grant. Artists from around the world are invited to participate.

Selection Criteria
The submitted artworks will be judged according to aesthetic, technical and creative aspects. Only images submitted in this contest will be considered for the selection of the winning artist. The final selection of the winning artists is juried by Circle Foundation's founder and creative director, Myrina Tunberg Georgiou.

Contest Entries
It may take up to 3 business days for your images to appear on our website. The latest contest entries appear on our homepage. All contest entries will remain public on our website for 15 days after the end of the contest.

See Contest Entries Gallery >>

About this Award

Through this contest we will issue the following awards:

1st Place Award
€1,000 in cash
CFA Artist of the Month (May 2024) Title
CFA Artist of the Month 1st Place Certificate
Published interview
Featured on our homepage for 30 days

2nd Place Award
€1,000 in cash
CFA Artist of the Month (May 2024) Title
CFA Artist of the Month 2nd Place Certificate
Published interview
Featured on our homepage for 30 days

3rd Place Award
€1,000 in cash
CFA Artist of the Month (May 2024) Title
CFA Artist of the Month 3rd Place Certificate
Published interview
Featured on our homepage for 30 days

12 Contest Finalists
Unique & Signed Finalist Certificate
Finalist Interview published on our website

Top Artist in Category Award
Additionally, one artist will be selected for a Top Artist Award in each media category to receive the Top Artist Title & Certificate.

Participation Guide

Accepted Media

Painting, Photography, Sculpture, Drawing, Mixed Media, Illustration, Collage, Printmaking, Ceramics, Book art, Glass Art, Fiber and Textile art, Performance documentation, Installation art, New media,  etc.

All visual arts media except video/film/sound art are accepted in this contest.

After reading all the details on this page, we invite you to prepare your images and a short biography text and click "Submit Artwork" below.

Image Size:  The total of your images should not exceed 25MB or the form will not go through.
If your images are larger than that, you can simply submit the form (with all work details) and then email us the images file separately.

Confirmation Email: After you successfully submit the form you will receive a confirmation message. If you did not receive a confirmation message, you have mistyped your email address. Please contact us.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can you advise me which images to add to this contest? We cannot advise you which images to add to this contest as it would be unfair to other participants.

Do I need to ship my work? No. This project is online-only. No artworks need to be shipped to us. We only ask you to submit the photographs of your artworks.

How many images can I add to this contest? You can add up to 10 images each time you complete the form.

What payments do you accept?  PayPal or Card.

How much is Euros to Dollars?  20Euro is about$21 Please check Euro to Dollar conversion on google for the exact rate or check another currency.

Is this the first Artist of the Month contest, organized by CFA? No, this is the 8th Artist of the Month contest we are holding. You can see the previous contest results here and you can see all our previous contest results announcements here. You can also watch previous winners' acceptance videos here.

What if I don't win this contest? Besides the 3 winning artists, 12 more artists will be selected as Contest Finalists to receive a Finalist Certificate as well as an interview, published on our website and featured on our homepage for 30 days. Our website gets an average of 25,000 unique visitors monthly, so it is a great place to get exposure!  All participating artists will receive a unique and signed Participation Certificate. A great advantage of submitting your work is that we see it, we get to know it and then we can keep you in mind for a project we feel is fit for your work.

Through this contest, the selected artists will receive the Artist of the Month May 2024 award titles and their work will be featured on our homepage for 30 days. 

More Questions!?

Email us at info@circle-arts.com