Artists to Watch 2021 / Calls & Submissions

September 30, 2021

Organization Name: ArtConnect

Organization Location: Berlin, Germany

Type: Calls & Submissions

Fee: $17


We’re on the lookout for exceptional new artistic talents from across the globe to highlight on ArtConnect in 2021.
Take part in our open call for Artists to Watch for the chance to win exciting prizes that are sure to get you noticed.

Winners take center stage on ArtConnect with features on our platform, social media, newsletter, and more!

• Front Page Promotion – your art will be the first thing people see when they visit ArtConnect for a whole week. Nearly 100,000 visitors a month means a lot of new people just waiting to discover your art.
• Solo Magazine Feature – stand out with a solo feature in ArtConnect Magazine, a dedicated page that prominently displays your work along with a short interview to let the world know who you are.
• Curatorial Review – if selected, one of our exciting international guest curators will provide a short review of your work and share their take on what made you stand out from the crowd.
• Social Media Post – we share each of the winning artists on our Instagram to instantly reach tens of thousands of followers who appreciate art
• Dedicated Newsletter – winners are announced in a dedicated newsletter that gets sent directly to the inbox of more than 26,000 art professionals and enthusiastic art lovers worldwide.
• Radio + Podcast Interview: Selected artists will be interviewed on guest curator Tuçe Erel’s podcast and radio show Art Next Door that features art world insights from innovative new voices from Berlin and around the world.

//Apply early and stand out//

• Featured submissions – apply early for a chance to get featured in a weekly selection on the front page of our website and our Instagram stories.


• Check out our magazine for all the info you need to apply before the deadline on September 30, 2021


Your artwork deserves to be seen by top industry experts, that’s why we’ve invited professionals from across the contemporary art field to join us.
Meet our jury:

• Power Ekroth / Curator and critic at SITE Zones, Sweden
• Tuçe Erel / Curator and writer, host Art Next Door, Berlin
• Stephanie Fenner / Curator and cultural manager, Times Art Center, Berlin

Results: We will inform all applicants of the results by October 15, 2021

Opportunity Website

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