These are the results of our most recent competitions

The Art United – Artists Relief Art Competition Results – 2020

1st place – Selected to receive an Exhibition space at the Agora Gallery booth @ Artexpo NY: Andrew Leventis

2nd place – Selected to receive an Agora Gallery digital representation package: ALLAGUILLEMETTE

3rd place – Selected to receive artist personal websites: Ananou Jacky, Margaret de Castro, Aakash Mali – Kabir

4th place – Selected to receive free entry coupons for an art competition: Pablo Castañeda Santana, Eri Kato, Fulya Acikgoz, Sajja Sajjakul, Marc Voelker, Wayne Quilliam, Olga Nekrasova, Aashima Mehrotra, Yukihiro Murai, Luciana De Donato

The Inspiration from Isolation Competition Results – 2020

Selected Artist Awarded with One Year Digital Representation: db Waterman, Mehrnosh Kaecker, Olga Fedorova, Bojana Knezevic, Renuka Sondhi Gulati, Venugopal V.G.

Selected Artists of the Week:
June 22 – 26, 2020: Mehrnosh Kaecker, Nina Groth, Karen Espig, Nataliya Morzhuk, Marina Tsaregorodtseva, M.J.A.M.P., JC de Bie

June 15 – 19, 2020: Pamela Letona, Raluca Ioana Misca, Mehrnosh Kaecker, db Waterman, Miguel Angel Duarte

June 8 – 12, 2020: Mehrnosh Kaecker, Marina Shkarupa, Paula Aranoa Pellegrini, Bryan Steingard, Ketzia Schoneberg

June 1 – 5, 2020: Aulio Sayão Romita, Silvia Moresco, Pia Cabanela, Ketzia Schoneberg, Maria Soledad Pontel

May 25 – 28, 2020: Karolina Lapinaite, Florentina Panainte, Lisa Merman Bender, Nina Groth, Madushanka Keerthirathna

May 18 – 22, 2020: Katz Andrew, Harald Gruenauer, Carmen Rey, Jay Jacobs, Olga Fedorova

May 11 – 14, 2020: Fanny Horowitz, Bojana Knezevic, Annamaria Gaspar, Brut Carniollus, Simay Keles

May 4 – 8, 2020: Jill Quinn Babcock, Mehrnosh Kaecker, Marina Shkarupa, Keith Vogrin, Anders Ekelund, Candelaria Palacios

April 27 – May 1, 2020: Claudia Rofman, Manu Echeverria, Naomi Devil, Judith Dorfer, Alessandro Passerini

April 20 – 24, 2020: Naomi Devil, Renuka Sondhi Gulati, Martha Alicia Moreschi, Manu Echeverria, Carolina Holste

April 12 – 17, 2020: Juan Francisco Gomez Camb, Minelle Gaya, Omar Castillo Torres, Sanjay Gupta, Martha Alicia Moreschi

April 7 – 10, 2020: M I G U E L D A V I D, Venugopal V.G., Sanker Ganesh, Maria Puerto Fullana MPF, Nancy Stella Galianos 

The 2019/2020 Chelsea International Photography Competition Results

Selected to participate in the competition exhibition:

Professional Photography category:
Ada Luisa Trillo, AJ Stetson, Christine Mooijer, Henriette Tronrud, Rebecca Franke, Sonia Dias, Masato Ugumori, Christine L. Mace, Gulsen Goksel, Orna Naor, Ty Stedman, Salvatore G.F.Crimi, Gavin Smart, Gianluca Pollini, Jean-Claude Allard

Amateur Photography category:
Svetlin Yosifov, Giordano Raigada Conesa, David Santaolalla, Agustina Speroni, Ludvig Perés, Ferney Coy, Aleksandr Romanov, The LockBoss Of Dublin , Streetmax21, Julie Mihaly, Vincent Peal, Marina de Wit, Stephen Chivalry, Gus Fine Art, Nicola Ducati, Kirill Kurbatov

Selected to participate in the Art Fair:
Yesica Aranda González

Entitled to receive cash prizes of $500 each:
João Miguel Barros, Bill Friedman, John Keatley, Miguel Otero Fuentes, Karina Suarez

Entitled to one year of exposure on ART-mine.com, which includes an artist statement composed by ARTmine’s talented art writers:
Paolo Repetto, Sebastian Sardi, David Solomita, Joel Bardeau, Lê Phương Hiền

The 2019 Latin American Contemporary Fine Art Competition Results

Selected to participate in the competition exhibition:
The Exhibition will be hosted by Agora Gallery at White Space Chelsea (555 West 25th Street, Street Level, New York).

Classical Exhibition Category:
Claudia Ruiz Gustafson, Adrián Villeta, Maria Barrientos, Nadia Liz Estela, Alcides Rivas, César Augusto, Sebastián Gonzalez, Manuel Antonio Vargas, Claudia Rofman, Enrique Pitarch, Karla Garcia, Patricia Delionardis, Monserrat Méndez, Eduardo Cabrer, Amalia Galdona Broche, Christian Abusaid, José Martín Castillo, Marco Hernandez, Fernando Ekman, Vanessa Gonzalez, Diego Lechuga Rodriguez, Luis Vásquez Elorza, Linda Behar, Providence, Silvia Rojas, Pedro Alberti

Digital Display Category:
Sahiye Cruz Villegas, Walter Said, Carlos Alvarez Maciel, Carlos Leon, Marcos dos Santos, Iván Montaña,
Francisco de Paula Vieira, Virginia Robles-Villalba, Jose Fernando González, Luciana De Donato

Selected to participate in the Art Fair:
Carlos Tamayo, New York, NY, USA

Entitled to receive cash prizes of $500 each:
Dolores Esos, Fabian Gimenez, Pedro Fumero, Jorge Concha, Vannie Gama

Entitled to one year of exposure on ART-mine.com, which includes an artist statement composed by ARTmine’s talented art writers:
Orianna Montenegro, Humberto Guanipa, Linden, Riedstra, Nancy Juarez, Álvaro Gomez Ulloa

The 2020 Chelsea International Fine Art Competition Results

Selected to participate in the competition exhibition:
Dorothy Fischer, Kenneth Burton, JC de Bie, Arnaud Feuga, Sabrina Nelson, Kazuhiro Kita, Carmen Verdi, Kiyotaka Ibaraki, Megan Latham, Brut Carniollus, Tania Volobueva, David Mirac, Kristina Kossi, Shubhi Gupta, Malynda Cooper, Andrea Guedella, Jihye Min, Manuel, Mimiroku, Wendy van Boxtel, Lauren Frank, Shokoufeh Malekkiani, Martine Michaud (Mishô), Gerty Vos, Ciera Troy, Dmitry Iv, Parastoo Ahoon, Uma Manasseh and Sarah Ducker, Emmanuelle Sitruk, Roidley Pérez Navarro

Entitled to receive cash prizes of $1000 each:
Violetta Sevostianova, Anna Lax Weichert, Sebastian Mueller-Soppart, Sue Graef, Michael Thron

Entitled to one year of exposure on ART-mine.com, which includes an artist statement composed by ARTmine’s talented art writers:
Babis (Bujar) Arizi, Lisa Hamilton, John Mark Luke, Shane Taremi, Luke David Designs

Entitled to an Honorable Mention and a complimentary entry to the 36th Chelsea International Fine Art Competition:
Thomas Witzke, Moginie Marie-Noelle, George A. Gonzalez, Janine Rivadeneira Malave, Alexandra von Bieler, Naomi Devil, Sandra Veillette, Michael Bourque, Fuki, Carlos Álvarez Maciel

Artists Testimonials

Slide 1
My participation in the Latin American Fine Art Competition at Agora Gallery was one of the most important experiences of my career as an artist. The work that the Agora Gallery team put into our exhibition was extremely professional: starting with their selection of the jury, the communication with the artists, the incredible work they put into our exhibition creating so many collateral pieces such as the pamphlets, the photos, the videos, and the relationship with the press. The reception was especially emotional, Agora shone again, as it was a true Latin American party. Many people got to know me thanks to this exhibition. I am eternally grateful to Agora and his team for giving Latin American art a home.

Claudia Ruiz Gustafson, Peru, 2019 Selected Artist for the Latin American Contemporary Fine Art Competition
I was super excited to see my work displayed. I was especially fortunate to have my photo used as the “poster photo” for the show and when we approached the gallery on the way to the opening we saw the poster on a wall with other gallery posters. I was not expecting this and I was so excited and proud. When I saw my work in the gallery everything about the show was professional and I couldn’t have been happier to have been selected for the show.

Vincent Chahley, Canada, 2017 Selected Artist for The Photography Competition
Slide 2
I consider it has been an important step forward in my career as an artist. Having been selected out of so many international artists contributes to increasing the value of my work.

José María Peña, Spain, 2017 Selected for the Chelsea Fine Art Competition
This was the first time that my artwork was exhibited outside Canada... two pieces were sold, and the positive feedback that I received boosted my confidence in what I am doing.

Renée De Gagné, Canada, 2014 Selected Artist for the Chelsea Fine Art Competition
Slide 3
To see my work displayed on the walls of your gallery was validating on so many levels. I have been doing art for more than forty years, and I couldn’t help but feel a strong sense of satisfaction, joy, accomplishment, and personal honor. Thank you for that opportunity. Winning the competition has fueled my passion and inspired me to work harder. It has also provided me with distinction as a professional fine artist.

Doug DePice, United States, 2012 Selected Artist for the Chelsea Fine Art Competition
I am honored to have been selected as a finalist for two consecutive years in the Chelsea International Fine Art Competition! So too, to sell an artwork. It was such an enjoyable experience working with the kind and professional Agora team the first time that I decided to enter again. An invaluable opportunity for any artist.

Emily Jones, Australia, 2018 Selected for the Chelsea Fine Art Competition
Slide 4
Participating in the competition has been one of the most exciting experiences of my life. The opportunity to show my work in the great showcase open to the world that is the gallery, is very important for me at this time: nothing less than the opportunity to make myself known at the highest level.

Clara De Bobes, Spain, 2018 Selected Artist for The Latin American Competition
The whole experience of exhibiting in the gallery has been even better than I expected, the staff has always been very kind, always attentive guiding me in every step of the process. I would do it again without thinking and I hope everyone has a chance to participate in the future, it will be a unique and pleasant experience. One that I will never forget.

Daniel Serva, Venezuela, 2018 Selected Artist for Latin American Competition
Slide 5
Two of my favorites takes from this experience have been: Having my work curated by such influential figures in the New York art scene, and being a part of a show with multiple generations of Latin American artists; Artists who have been evolving their practice for 50 years, and young artists like myself that are still learning and developing.

Kevin Quiles Bonilla, Puerto Rico, 2018 Selected Artist for The Latin American Competition
My experience at the Agora Gallery is by far the most satisfying of the many galleries I’ve appeared in. The communication between the gallery and myself have been superb, timely and responsive. Within 2 days of the opening, they have sold 4 out my 5 offerings and the 5th remaining one is getting a great response. I feel honored to be included in this exhibition of truly superb work. Thank you for having me!

Richard Greene, United States, 2018 Selected Artist for The Photography Competition
Slide 6
The gallery sold 3 of my photographs! The price of artworks was carefully negotiated to secure the best outcome and any profit from sale transferred in timely manner.

It was a pleasure to work with the Agora Gallery staff, all were very professional, friendly and the communication was excellent!

Artur Golacki, United Kingdom, 2017, Selected Artist for The Photography Competition
It is always great to know that one's work is being exhibited internationally and in prestigious gallery so it's a feeling recognition after may years of photography.

Stephanus Meyer, Spain, 2017, Selected Artist for The Photography Competition
Slide 1
My participation in the Latin American Fine Art Competition at Agora Gallery was one of the most important experiences of my career as an artist. The work that the Agora Gallery team put into our exhibition was extremely professional: starting with their selection of the jury, the communication with the artists, the incredible work they put into our exhibition creating so many collateral pieces such as the pamphlets, the photos, the videos, and the relationship with the press. The reception was especially emotional, Agora shone again, as it was a true Latin American party. Many people got to know me thanks to this exhibition. I am eternally grateful to Agora and his team for giving Latin American art a home.

Claudia Ruiz Gustafson, Peru, 2019 Selected Artist for the Latin American Contemporary Fine Art Competition
Slide 1
I was super excited to see my work displayed. I was especially fortunate to have my photo used as the “poster photo” for the show and when we approached the gallery on the way to the opening we saw the poster on a wall with other gallery posters. I was not expecting this and I was so excited and proud. When I saw my work in the gallery everything about the show was professional and I couldn’t have been happier to have been selected for the show.

Vincent Chahley, Canada, 2017 Selected Artist for The Photography Competition
Slide 2
I consider it has been an important step forward in my career as an artist. Having been selected out of so many international artists contributes to increasing the value of my work.

José María Peña, Spain, 2017 Selected for the Chelsea Fine Art Competition
Slide 2
This was the first time that my artwork was exhibited outside Canada... two pieces were sold, and the positive feedback that I received boosted my confidence in what I am doing.

Renée De Gagné, Canada, 2014 Selected Artist for the Chelsea Fine Art Competition
Slide 3
To see my work displayed on the walls of your gallery was validating on so many levels. I have been doing art for more than forty years, and I couldn’t help but feel a strong sense of satisfaction, joy, accomplishment, and personal honor. Thank you for that opportunity. Winning the competition has fueled my passion and inspired me to work harder. It has also provided me with distinction as a professional fine artist.

Doug DePice, United States, 2012 Selected Artist for the Chelsea Fine Art Competition
Slide 3
I am honored to have been selected as a finalist for two consecutive years in the Chelsea International Fine Art Competition! So too, to sell an artwork. It was such an enjoyable experience working with the kind and professional Agora team the first time that I decided to enter again. An invaluable opportunity for any artist.

Emily Jones, Australia, 2018 Selected for the Chelsea Fine Art Competition
Slide 4
Participating in the competition has been one of the most exciting experiences of my life. The opportunity to show my work in the great showcase open to the world that is the gallery, is very important for me at this time: nothing less than the opportunity to make myself known at the highest level.

Clara De Bobes, Spain, 2018 Selected Artist for The Latin American Competition
Slide 4
The whole experience of exhibiting in the gallery has been even better than I expected, the staff has always been very kind, always attentive guiding me in every step of the process. I would do it again without thinking and I hope everyone has a chance to participate in the future, it will be a unique and pleasant experience. One that I will never forget.

Daniel Serva, Venezuela, 2018 Selected Artist for Latin American Competition
Slide 5
Two of my favorites takes from this experience have been: Having my work curated by such influential figures in the New York art scene, and being a part of a show with multiple generations of Latin American artists; Artists who have been evolving their practice for 50 years, and young artists like myself that are still learning and developing.

Kevin Quiles Bonilla, Puerto Rico, 2018 Selected Artist for The Latin American Competition
Slide 5
My experience at the Agora Gallery is by far the most satisfying of the many galleries I’ve appeared in. The communication between the gallery and myself have been superb, timely and responsive. Within 2 days of the opening, they have sold 4 out my 5 offerings and the 5th remaining one is getting a great response. I feel honored to be included in this exhibition of truly superb work. Thank you for having me!

Richard Greene, United States, 2018 Selected Artist for The Photography Competition
Slide 6
The gallery sold 3 of my photographs! The price of artworks was carefully negotiated to secure the best outcome and any profit from sale transferred in timely manner.

It was a pleasure to work with the Agora Gallery staff, all were very professional, friendly and the communication was excellent!

Artur Golacki, United Kingdom, 2017, Selected Artist for The Photography Competition
Slide 6
It is always great to know that one's work is being exhibited internationally and in prestigious gallery so it's a feeling recognition after may years of photography.

Stephanus Meyer, Spain, 2017, Selected Artist for The Photography Competition

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