It’s LIQUID Group, a communication platform for contemporary art, architecture and design, is proud to present It’s LIQUID International Contest - 4th Edition 2017. The contest is a great opportunity to present your works in galleries and art spaces in the most influential cities in the world. Taking part in It's LIQUID Contest, you can win the participation in contemporary art exhibitions in Venice during the 57th Art Biennale, in New York, Shanghai, Bogota', Buenos Aires, interviews and featured articles on specialized magazines and platforms, one year contracts for the representation in influencial art galleries.

It's LIQUID Contest is developed in partnership with a professional jury, composed by renowed curators, gallerists, architects, fashion designershigh level experts and important professionals of the Art, Architecture, Design and Fashion Worlds.

It's LIQUID Contest is composed by ten categories: painting, photography, video-art, sculpture and installation, performing art, architecture, product design, fashion design, computer graphic, illustration and drawing.

The award ceremony of It's LIQUID Contest will be held on May 13, 2017 during the opening of ANIMA MUNDI festival, in the prestigious Palazzo Ca' Zanardi in Venice, on the occasion of the opening of the 57th Venice Art Biennale.

The extended deadline for registration is April 30, 2017. REGISTER NOW!



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To take part in It's LIQUID International Contest download the official Contest rules and choose your Submission plan according to the number of works you want to submit
You can apply to the contest in 2 different ways: using the official online submission form or by email. Click here for more info about the submission process.


How to apply by EMAIL
- download the Submission form (in .pdf format or .word format) and fill it with all the required details
- proceed to the payment of the entry fee following one of the payment options according to the number of works submitted
- create a zip/rar folder containing the filled Submission form, the work's pictures (in .jpg or .png format, max size of each image 5 Mb) and the receipt of the payment
- send the zip/rar folder by email to


How to apply using the ONLINE SUBMISSION FORM
- select one of the SUBMISSION PLANS in the page REGISTER, according to the number of works you want to submit and press SUBMIT NOW
- fill the online submission form
- upload the work's pictures (in .jpg or .png format, max size of each image 5 Mb)
- press NEXT to proceed to the payment


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WINNERS will be selected by professional Jurors’ vote and Public vote.

The Jury will select 1 winner and 2 honorable mentions for each category.
Among the winners of all the categories, the Jury will select the "winner of winners" that will be awarded with 1 YEAR of participations in all the Exhibitions organized by It's LIQUID Group all over the world.

The other winners of all the categories will be awarded each one by one participation in a Contemporary Art, Architecture and Fashion Exhibition in one of the most relevant cities of the world, Venice, New York, Shanghai, Bogota' and Buenos Aires, and a featured article on It's LIQUID platform.

All the participants selected as honorable mentions from all the categories will be awarded by a featured article on It's LIQUID platform.

Among all the participants, It's LIQUID Group, in collaboration with the Gallery Manager, will select 1 artist/architect/designer/fashion designer that will be awarded with 1 YEAR of representation in a professional renewed Art Gallery.

It's LIQUID Group, in collaboration with Jeroen van Paassen founder and curator of the Dutch stichting White Cube, will select 1 artist that will take part in the Global Village biennial project in 2018.

The Public vote will be realized on It's LIQUID Group official Facebook page.

After applying for the contest, It’s LIQUID will upload the submitted works on It’s LIQUID Group Facebook page and give the participants the direct link of their artworks.

To vote and be voted it is necessary to share the works' links and like the works’ pictures on your Facebook page. The participant with the greater number of "like" will be the winner.

The most voted participant will be awarded a featured article on the prestigious international art, architecture, design and fashion magazine ArtStyle distributed in 25.000 copies.


Submission extended deadline: April 30, 2017
Starting public vote: May 04, 2017
Public vote deadline: May 10, 2017
Proclamation of winners: May 13, 2017



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Artists, architects and designers have the chance to win 100,000.00 euros in prizes:

1 year of representation with international renewed Art Gallery
1 year of participation in International Art Exhibitions all over the world
9 Contemporary Art Exhibitions in Venice, New York, Shanghai, Bogota' and Buenos Aires
31 featured articles on It’s LIQUID Platform and prestigious art magazines
1 participation in the biennal project Global Village





It’s LIQUID is a web based information platform, founded in 2001 by Luca Curci, dedicated to world wide distribution of information about calls for entries, exhibitions and events at some of the world’s leading art galleries, museums and foundations selected. It’s LIQUID has already built a readership of more than 200.000 qualified subscribers.

It's LIQUID Group includes a section dedicated to international art events' organization that manages exhibitions of photography, video art, installation and painting; it organizes solo and collective shows, art residencies and international contest. Since its beginning, the group has organized more than 150 events all around the world, involving more than 5,000 artists, in more than 60 international venues.

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