Win free exhibition at Spectrum Brooklyn Art Fair

Through this contest, we will offer one artist free participation with 1, 2, 3 or 4 artworks at the Spectrum Brooklyn Art fair. The selected artist will exhibit within the World Wide Art booth and will also receive publication in the booth’s print catalog and digital press releases.

This contest has now ended and is in review.
Contest results will be announced on our website and via email to all participating artists between July 20-23, 2021.

Spectrum Brooklyn Art Fair is the newest contemporary art and design fair in Brooklyn, New York. It is organized by the Redwood Art Group which is a company that holds some of the most notable fairs in the USA, with nearly 100,000 attendees annually. Spectrum Brooklyn presents a curated group of 60+ independent career artists, studios, and galleries coming together to showcase their newest and most inspired creations.

We invite visual artists working in all fine art media to submit artwork and enter the competition to be selected for free participation with up to four artworks at the inaugural Spectrum Brooklyn art fair. The show will take place in September 10-12, 2021. The selected artist will exhibit at the art fair, within the World Wide Art booth. This contest is a collaboration between Circle Arts and World Wide Art.

Prepare your images and participate in our contest today!

About the Show

Where is it? 72 Noble Street, Brooklyn, NY 11222

When is it? September 10-12, 2021

What is it? The newest contemporary art and design fair in Brooklyn.

Spectrum Brooklyn will be a not-to-be-missed weekend of discovery. Located at Brooklyn’s Expo Center, one of New York’s premier event locations, Spectrum Brooklyn is perfectly located and close to Brooklyn’s array of restaurants, hotels, and museums. Convenient parking and easy transportation make Spectrum Brooklyn a perfect destination for exploring the latest in art & design. The fair welcomes its esteemed exhibitors and attendees to a beautiful gallery-style venue. Spectrum Brooklyn programming provides a dynamic experience for our audience, whether they’re viewing must-see works from highlighted galleries, artists and designers, interacting with site-specific works and performance pieces, or listening to inspiring and thought-provoking talks by global art industry experts. Featured programs will include Art Labs, Art Talks, the Spotlight Program, and the Discoveries Collection.

Visit the show website here.

This contest is a collaboration between Circle Arts and World Wide Art.

About this Contest

Participation Fee: 20Eur per image entry

Deadline: July 16, 2021

Through this contest, one artist will be selected to exhibit for fre within the World Wide Art booth.

The 1st Place Award 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.

60 artists will be named Contest Finalists and receive a Certificate and discount if they wish to exhibit at the booth.


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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 artworks ready to hang. Sculptures must include all necessary installation elements. 

To participate in this contest, please read all details on this page carefully. Prepare your images and click below to submit your artwork.

Image size: All submitted images together cannot exceed 25MB.

After you successfully submit the form, you will receive a confirmation email. If you did not receive a confirmation email, you have mistyped your email address and you need to email us.

Your images will appear on the contest entries page within 3 business days.

The contest results will be announced on our website and via email to all participating artists.

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 as well as benefit from a weekend full of events, workshops, seminars etc.

Who attends this art fair? See the data as released from the show organizers here.

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 the newest art fair in Brooklyn. With thousands of attendees, this is one of the best venues to show, sell and network. Our collaborative booth, with World Wide Art is always one of the largest and most active booths at these art fairs.

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 exhibiting in? It will be one of the most central booths of the show, very close to the entrance. See the floor plan right here.

What we offer: We offer artists the possibility to exhibit within the World Wide Art booth at the Spectrum Brooklyn 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 Brooklyn, NY but still don't want to miss the chance to participate in this event.