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The Second Annual Delusional Art Competition

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Are you an artist looking for your next big break? Jonathan LeVine Projects, led by the globally recognized gallerist Jonathan LeVine, is bringing the Delusional Art Competition back for the second year. The competition gives artists from around the world a chance to gain exposure and recognition from one of the art market’s most high-profile galleries as well as from some of the industry’s most respected and recognized art professionals. Delusional reinvents the juried show, breaking down barriers in the market to create opportunity and access for artists at varying stages of their careers. Submissions are open through May 20, 2018. Artists who are working in various styles and backgrounds are encouraged to submit in 2D and 3D mediums for a chance to win a solo exhibition and an online editorial feature in Juxtapoz. Additional prizes consist of inclusion in a group exhibition, promotional opportunities, cash prizes and more. The 2018 competition will be reviewed by the following high-profile arts professionals: Evan Pricco (Editor of Juxtapoz), Yasha Young (Director of Urban Nation Museum), Steven P. Harrington & Jaime Rojo (Brooklyn Street Art blog founders).

What Makes this event different?

Why submit? Delusional is reinventing the juried show, and breaking down barriers in the market to create opportunity and access for artists at varying stages of their careers.


Art call for the Second Annual Delusional Art Competition.

Artists worldwide at various stages in their careers are encouraged to submit artwork to be considered in Delusional's Jurors Choice, People's Choice or the Emerging Artist Prize. 

This year, in addition to the internationally recognized gallerist Jonathan LeVine, the competition is welcoming a highly esteemed panel of jurors including Evan Pricco, editor of Juxtapoz, Yasha Young, director of Urban National Museum, Steven P. Harrington & Jaime Rojo, Brooklyn Street Art blog founders, and artists Jeff Soto and Tara McPherson.

With the understanding that access and exposure are integral to the cultivation of a successful art career, Delusional brings opportunity to the world's artist community. 

Submissions are open until May 20, 2018.  The top forty finalists will be part of a group exhibition at Jonathan LeVine Projects, featured on the Delusional Art Competition website and promoted on the gallery's extensive social media networks.  Finalists will also be listed on the gallery's highly trafficked Artsy page and they will receive extensive, worldwide promotion in the form of email marketing, press release announcements and social media support. 

Winning images will be showcased on the Delusional website and promotional platforms, offering exposure among art collectors, curators and other galleries. 

Additional prize information includes:

Jurors Prize

1st Place - Solo Exhibition at Jonathan LeVine Projects and an online editorial feature in Juxtapoz magazine

2nd Place - Participation in a group show at Jonathan LeVine Projects

3rd Place - A week of promotion via Jonathan LeVine Projects social media platforms

People's Choice 

1st Place - $5,000 cash

2nd Place - $2,500 cash

3rd Place - $1,000 cash

Emerging Artist Prize

1st Place - $1,500 of Liquitex product

2nd Place - $1,000 of Liquitex product

3rd Place - $500 of Liquitex product 

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