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Blue Space Gallery - "Passions" Art Competition
Blue Space Gallery - "Passions" Art Competition

ven 05 gen


Fee: $35 / Prize: $1,000 + Exhibition

Blue Space Gallery - "Passions" Art Competition

Discipline: Multi-Discipline. "Passions" invites artists to delve into the profound and dynamic landscapes of human emotion, unleashing the expressive power of creativity to capture the diverse array of passions that shape our lives...

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Time & Location

05 gen 2024, 23:30

Fee: $35 / Prize: $1,000 + Exhibition

About the event


Open to all artists, world-wide, above the age of 18 years of age.

All mediums and styles are acceptable.

(2-d and 3-d media, currently not accepting video submissions, work must be documented and submitted in jpg/jpeg form).

Submitted work must relate to the theme “Wild & Free”. The way in which your work relates to these concepts is open for interpretation. See below for a full explanation of the theme.

The Deadline for submissions is January 5, 2024.


Award winners will have complete freedom to use their prize money as they see fit. The number of art pieces submitted and their overall quality will determine the prize amounts awarded. Starting December 6, 2023, the online gallery at will feature the work of all finalists and award recipients.

First Place Award | $300-$1,000

Second Place Award | $100-200

Third Place Award | $50-$100

Honorable Mention Award(s)

Opportunity for Solo Feature and Interview


It is free to submit work. Only those accepted as finalists must pay the $35 finalist fee. Finalists will have their work exhibited in the online gallery on and will move on to the final round of jurying in consideration for cash awards and honors.

EARLY ENTRY:   Dec. 22, 2023

Early entry is recommended; all applications received on or before Dec. 22,  2023 will be automatically shortlisted as finalists, be exhibited in the online exhibition, and move on to the final round of jurying to be considered for awards.


Email us the following information at:

  1. Your first and last name
  2. Images of your work (up to 10 images; JPG files ONLY.)
  3. Info for each work: Title, medium, dimensions, date created, price (if for sale)
  4. artist statement and bio (optional)

(Jpg/jpeg only. No PDFs, zip files, or google drives are acceptable.)


Theme Explanation for "Passions" Art Competition:

"Passions" invites artists to delve into the profound and dynamic landscapes of human emotion, unleashing the expressive power of creativity to capture the diverse array of passions that shape our lives. This theme celebrates the multifaceted nature of human experience, encouraging artists to explore and interpret the intense and intricate tapestry of emotions that drive us, define us, and connect us.

In this competition, participants are encouraged to consider the breadth of human passions, ranging from the deeply personal to the universally shared. Artists may choose to explore the intense fervor of love, the fiery enthusiasm of ambition, the quiet intensity of introspection, or the tumultuous energy of societal change. Whether it's the gentle whisper of a quiet passion or the roaring crescendo of a fervent obsession, each entry should reflect the artist's unique perspective on the emotional landscapes that shape the human condition.

"Passions" also invites artists to experiment with diverse mediums, styles, and techniques, encouraging them to unleash their creative spirit to convey the depth and complexity of emotions. From the vibrant strokes of a painter's brush to the intricate details of a sculptor's hands, each artwork should serve as a testament to the artist's ability to communicate the essence of passion through their chosen medium.

Through the "Passions" theme, artists have the opportunity to engage with the universal language of emotions, fostering a rich and diverse dialogue that transcends cultural boundaries. This competition challenges artists to not only explore their personal passions but also to spark conversations and connections with viewers, inviting them to reflect on their own emotional journeys and find resonance in the shared human experience.

Ultimately, "Passions" serves as a platform for artists to showcase their ability to transform the intangible and complex nature of emotions into tangible, visual expressions. It encourages the exploration of the beautiful, challenging, and sometimes tumultuous facets of what it means to be human, creating a space for contemplation, connection, and celebration of the rich spectrum of passions that define us.

Important Dates:

NOW | Art Competition Open for Entries

December 22, 2023: Early Entry Deadline

January 5, 2024: FINAL DEADLINE for entries

January 8, 2024: Finalist Notification Starts

January 12: Finalist Fees Due

January 19: Exhibition Opening & Award Announcement

January 19: Cash Prize Distribution Starts***

*** All cash prizes are given out via PayPal. In order to be eligible for a monetary award, you must have a PayPal account.

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