How it works

SUBMISSION

All artwork submitted to the competition should meet the artwork & entry requirements.

JUDGING

Judges from across the North America will select a group of Regional Finalists to be featured in each of the Regional Gallery events. For artists outside the regional locations, judges will select up to 100 online finalists to be featured in an online competition.

REGIONAL GALLERY EVENTS

Regional Finalists compete in a juried exhibit at one of our 14 Regional Gallery events. One Regional Winner from each gallery event will advance and showcase their art at SCOPE Miami Beach.

ONLINE VOTING

Online finalists and Regional Finalists will be featured on the Artisan Series website, which will be open to public voting. The two entries with the highest votes will be deemed the online winners and will advance and showcase their art at SCOPE Miami Beach.

SCOPE MIAMI

Fourteen (14) Regional Winners and two (2) Online Winners will be invited to exhibit their work in December at SCOPE Miami Beach, one of the largest global art fairs in the world.

ARTISAN FINALE

In Miami, BOMBAY SAPPHIRE, with support from Artsy, will host a grand finale event where judges will select a Grand Prize and Second Place Prize Winner. A People’s Choice Winner will also be announced.

PEOPLE’S CHOICE

Event attendees at SCOPE Miami Beach will vote and select a People’s Choice Winner.

WINNER PRIZING

The Grand Prize winner will receive a cash stipend and collaborate with Artsy to create a public installation in New York City, set to debut sometime between April – August 2018. The Second Place Winner and People’s Choice Winner will each receive a cash stipend to create a solo exhibit at a gallery in their region. The Grand Prize winner, Second Place Prize Winner, and People’s Choice winner will all receive custom artist pages on Artsy.

For more information, please refer to the FAQ and Official Rules.

COMPETITION SCHEDULE

SUBMISSIONS OPEN

June 6 – August 5, 2017

REGIONAL FINALS

September 14 – November 7, 2017

ONLINE VOTING

September 14 – November 7, 2017

ONLINE WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT

November 13, 2017

SCOPE MIAMI BEACH & GRAND FINALE

December 7 – December 10, 2017