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Sunday, November 27, 2016


Deadline: December 31, 2016

Writers and artists have until December 31, 2016, to make submissions to ArtAscent for the Portraits programme. The theme ‘Portraits’ displays the likeness, personality and mood of the person or creature being presented. Portraits 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, jewellery, 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.

Be profiled, get published, and shine on! Up to 40 applicants will be selected. Plus, if you are chosen as one of the top four applicants, you will also be highlighted in a feature section with a profile written about you and your work. All selected artists and writers are showcased in the magazine and the juried online exhibition.

The mission of ArtAscent is 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 intention to showcase diverse creative explorations of that theme via various media. This marketing tool is created by artists and writers, for artists and writers

For more details of eligibility and how to submit, visit