ArtCloud Launches Open Call With Cash Prize

Supporting the artist community is something ArtCloud is passionate about. Our software empowers the creative industry to sell more with comprehensive sales + marketing tools plus integrated websites.

This contest is open to career-minded artists ages 18+ with a cohesive body of 2-dimensional work available for sale, and is free to enter. See application instructions below.

First Place: $1,000 + One Free Year of ArtCloud

Second Place: $600 + One Free Year of ArtCloud

Third Place: $400 + One Free Year of ArtCloud

*All ArtCloud subscriptions include an annual Pro + Website and Manager for artists, which includes two hours of training to help artists get their website up and running.

Submissions open May 10th at 8am EST
The submission deadline is June 30, 2023
Winners will be announced via email and across ArtCloud’s platforms on Tuesday, Auguest 1, 2023.

The jury panel is composed of renowned art industry professionals including Haylee Barsky from Visionary Projects, Shihui Zhou from Latitude Gallery, and David Ethridge from Abend Gallery.

How do I apply? It’s simple, and free.

  1. Create a free ArtCloud Artist account* (make sure it’s not a gallery account!)
  2. Upload at least three artworks, and add artwork details including title, media, size, and price to your ArtCloud backend.
  3. Send an email with your CV, artist statement, and the three artworks as attachments to with “Open Call” in the subject line.

What is ArtCloud?

We create resources for artists, too.

View our Artist Resource page and learn more. Between our Office Hours series where we interview industry professionals about important topics to advice about what makes a good artist website, our resource page ensure that artists looking to grow their career feel supported by the team here at ArtCloud.

*Current customers only need to make sure that the works submitted are a part of their inventory on ArtCloud
All entries must be original works created by the artist. Plagiarism or copyright infringement will result in immediate disqualification. All entries must meet the submission requirements as stated in the contest rules. This includes format, size, and subject matter. The winners will be notified by email or phone within a reasonable time frame after the judging has taken place. If a winner cannot be contacted or does not respond within a specified time frame, the prize will be forfeited, and another winner will be selected. The names and works of the winners may be published on the contest organizer's website, social media, and other promotional materials. The contest is subject to all applicable laws and regulations. The prizes will be as stated in the contest rules. The prizes are non-transferable and non-exchangeable. The winners will be selected by the contest judges based on the criteria as stated in the contest rules. The judges' decision is final and binding.