ArtAscent seeks to promote artists of images and words, and connect them with art lovers. This is accomplished by calls for artists and writers, artist profiling, art magazine publication, and artist and writer online showcasing. Each call is theme based, with the intent to showcase diverse creative explorations of that theme via various media. This marketing tool is created by artists and writers, for artists and writers.

The theme “Portraits” portrays the likeness, personality and mood of the person or creature being presented. It can be expressed in symbolic, literal, modern, traditional, abstract, and completely unique ways.

Entries may include 2- and 3-dimensional media, such as paintings, drawings, photography, mixed media, installations, ceramics, jewelry, fabric, sculpture, fiction, poetry, short stories and other written explorations (up to 900 words). Submissions must be the original work of the applicant(s). Apply using the online form.

For more details of eligibility and how to submit, follow this link before December 31, 2016.

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