"What is Abstract Art

International Open Call

Online Juried Art Competition & Gallery Exhibit

Exhibit enrollment includes a free artistvenu membership for the Fall 2020 “What is Abstract Today?” Online Gallery Exhibit and Juried Competition. Note: The fall exhibit membership expires November 30 the final day of the exhibit.

Your artist Profile Page enables you to upload and display web-resolution images of your artwork and information about your art practice for the world to view. Note: Profile Pages will be visible regardless of whether your work is juried into the exhibit or you are listed as an honorable candidate.

Your artist Profile Page Provides A Great Opportunity To Promote Your Art Practice And Market Your Work During The Fall Exhibit Season! 

If a visitor or potential buyer has interest in your work, the link to your Profile Page will be displayed with your work details during the life of the exhibition.

What To Expect After Enrollment

Step 1: Profile Page Setup

Step 2: How To Submit Work

Step 3: Use Your Profile Page to Promote Your Art and Network With Others

Mission Statement

The mission of artistvenu is to offer a safe and supportive community space for the creative expression of individual artists. Our members are encouraged to use our interactive tools to upload, exhibit, market and sell their original artwork online as we continually strive to develop a better environment for creative display, discussion, exhibition, learning, and networking.

On-demand “How To” video tutorials are currently available to help you with setting up your Artist Profile Page, adding images, submitting artwork for exhibit competition, and how to photograph your artwork for the best exhibit display results.

Watch a sample “How to” video below:

How To:
Log in and access your Artist Profile Page to upload your avatar and cover image.

Dates & Details

Eligibility:  International

Exhibit Period:  September 22 – November 30

Enrollment Deadline:  August 8, 2020

Fee:  $35

Cash Awards:  $1000, $750, and $300

Exhibit Curators

Chery Baird
Artist, Instructor & Co-curator


Amy Ernst
Artist, Instructor & Co-curator

Media & Representation

Kate Hendrickson
Artist, Instructor & Co-curator


Jay Zerbe
Artist, Instructor & Co-curator