Win free exhibition with four (4) artworks at Art Expo New York

We invite artists working in all fine art media to participate in our contest, in order to be considered for free participation with one, two, three or four artworks at this season’s Art Expo New York art fair.

Providing one of the best venues to exhibit, sell and network, Art Expo New York is one of the world's leading art fairs with thousands of visitors.  

For the third year in row, through our contest, we will offer one artist the opportunity to exhibit one, two, three or four works for free, with the World Wide Art booth at Art Expo New York (April 23 - 26, 2020 at PIER 94, NYC).

Prepare your images and participate in our contest today!

About the Show

Where is it? Downtown New York City (PIER 94 - 711 12th Ave New York, NY)

When is it? April 23 - 26, 2020

What is it? A leading international art fair with thousands of visitors, art collectors, and professionals

Each year thousands of art industry insiders flock to Art Expo New York in search of the art and artists that will shape trends in galleries worldwide. Hosting more than 35,000 avid art enthusiasts annually, we’re the largest international gathering of qualified trade buyers—including gallery owners and managers, art dealers, interior designers, architects, corporate art buyers, and art and framing retailers. For 41 years and counting, Artexpo New York has been changing the way people buy and sell art. This annual curated expo brings the biggest publishers, galleries, and collectors face to face with hundreds of established and emerging artists. In short, we’re the world’s largest fine art marketplace.

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About this Contest

Contest Deadline November 22, 2019

Contest Participation Fee: 20 Euro per image entry

This prize includes: 

✓ 1, 2,3 or 4 works exhibited at the show for free

✓ Representation of your works at the art fair

✓ Insurance when the works are at the venue, for the duration of the show

  Packing and Unpacking of Art

  Hanging and Installation

  Quality Exhibition Lighting

  Wall Tags (Title, Size, Medium, Price)

 Display table for Business cards, books and flyers

 Unlimited Guest passes

 Free storage of your artworks at our California office before and after the show (if needed)

✓ Listing in the show catalog and in the promotional email campaign for the show.

The shipping of your artworks to and from the show is not included.


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Submit Your Art

Accepted Media Painting, sculpture, photography, digital media, new media, mixed media, printmaking, drawing, illustration, performance, video art etc.

Please note: The winning artist must ship their works ready to be hang. Sculptures must include all necessary installation elements.

To participate in this contest, please read all details on this page carefull. Prepare your images (max size 5MB) and click below to submit your artwork.

After you succesfully submit the form, you will receive a confrimation email. Your images will appear on the contest entries page within 3 business days.

The contest results will be announced via email and on our website.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to come to the show? No, it is not necessary to come to the show. We will professionally represent your art. Of course being at the show increases your chances of selling and is a great opportunity to network. 

How is this show promoted?As listed on the art fair website, the show will be promoted in a variety of established outlets and publications including: New York Times, Outdoor Photographer, Digital Photo Pro, Santa Fean magazine, BLOUIN ARTINFO, Where® IN New York, Promo Magazine, Art Market Magazine, Dolce Vita, Fine Art Magazine, Village Voice, Art Collector, Widewalls, ArtTour International, Art Business News, Culture Trip, amNewYork, Lens Magazine, Straus News, Barneby's, Mutual Art, Entre-nos, Mearto, Art+, Fine Art Connoisseur, Art & Beyond, Artblend, ARTSLANT. 

Is there a size limitation? No, there is no size limit. But do consider that since shipping fees are the artist’s responsibility going too large might increase the shipping cost.

What payments do you accept?  PayPal or Card.

How much is 20 Euro in USD? 20Euro is about 22 US Dollars. 

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.

How many images can I add to this contest? You can add up to 10 images.

Why should I participate in this contest? This contest can win you free participation in an exhibition that otherwise costs many hundreds of dollars. Also, 60 finalists will receive Finalist Certificate and a discount off the normal price to exhibit with us at the show.

Why should I care about this show? Organized by the Redwood Media group, this is one of the largest art fairs in the world.  New York City is the place for the active artist to be. It is where the world’s largest galleries make the most sales. Exhibiting at Art Expo is not only a great addition to your resume but a real chance to network. The show also includes workshops, lectures, labs and other exciting events.

What if I don't win the contest? 60 Artists will be named Contest Finalists, will receive a named + signed Certificate as well as a discount to exhibit with us at the show. 

Commissions and New York Sales Tax. We receive 15% commission on any sold artwork at the exhibit. The artist must keep in mind when pricing the artwork that the NYC Sales Tax is 4% . 

If I win this contest is there another cost to exhibit? The selected artist must cover the cost of shipping their art. There is NO OTHER COST to exhibit. 

Which booth will the winning artist be exhbiting in? It will be one of the most central booths of the show, very close to the entrance. Booth 600. See the floor plan right here.

What we offer: We offer artists the possibility to exhibit within the World Wide Art booth at the Art Expo New York art fair. Artists who do not wish to ship their work to the show can also choose to display their images in an HQ video which will be mounted on our booth wall and will loop throughout the entire duration of the show. This is a great opportunity for the artists who are far away from New York but still don't want to miss the chance to participate in this event.