Submit Art

Deadline: January 10, 2017

Call to Artists Submit Online Submit by Mail

Cash Awards: $3,000

Art is a powerful tool to evoke social change. Without uttering a single word, artists can enlighten, educate and affect change around the world. Embracing Our Differences invites you to participate in creating a world where differences are embraced and individuality is celebrated. Become a part of this exciting change through your visual art submission to the annual Embracing Our Differences juried competition.

See our "Frequently Asked Questions" section below for details on submitting your art.

To view past winning selections, please visit our GALLERIES page.


How to Submit

Submit Online

  1. Your art may be any size and medium; however to submit digitally requires a digital file of your art which is capable of being uploaded to our server;
  2. Please label your digital art file with the “title” and your name – for example, "Coexistence-Mark Smith;"
  3. Your digital file must be less than 400MB in size; AND
  4. Include a brief (200 word maximum) “Artist Statement” explaining your art, your creative process and/or what the theme means to you.
  5. If making more than one submission online, you will need to create a separate entry for each one.

Submit Online

By Mail:

  1. A digital file of your art contained on a CD or flash drive. Please name each file with the “title” of the artwork and your name – for example, “Coexistence-Mark Smith;”
  2. A color print of your art submission (ink jet is sufficient) with your name and artwork title clearly printed on the back;
  3. A completed and SIGNED submission form ;
  4. Teachers may complete and sign submission forms on behalf of their students and, at their option, substitute their personal or school contact information for that of their students. Teachers submitting more than three student submissions should CLICK HERE or EMAIL US for a simplified submission process; AND

  5. A separate sheet of paper with a brief (200 word maximum) “Artist Statement” explaining your art, your creative process and/or what the theme means to you.
  6. Completed submission packages should be mailed to:
    Embracing Our Differences
    PO Box 2559
    Sarasota, FL 34230-2559 USA
    Express mail, such as FedEx or UPS, should be delivered to:
    Embracing Our Differences
    1661 Ringling Boulevard #2559
    Sarasota, FL 34230  USA

Submit by Mail

 Frequently Asked Questions