‘My Place on the Isle’, Exploring Faith and Identity

ART COMPETITION – OLYMPICS 2012 / GET INVOLVED... Mica Creative is leading a unique art competition in the spirit of the Olympics, creating cross cultural and business exchange. Closing date for submissions is Monday 30th April 2012 and a Gala Awards Dinner will be held in June. Winners will receive a cash prize, exhibition in Sloane Square and media exposure, complimented with a ‘Pop up’ exhibition on King’s Road/Sloane Square from 24th July – 8th September.

Abraaj Capital Art Prize 2012 Winners Announced

Dubai, UAE, October 2011 / The Abraaj Capital Art Prize announced the five winning artists for 2012. The artists, who were selected from a record number of submissions, have begun working on realizing the artworks they proposed which will be unveiled during Art Dubai in March 2012. The artworks become permanent additions to the Abraaj Capital Collection.

Rachid Koraïchi - the Winner of the Jameel Prize 2011

Algerian born Rachid Koraïchi has won the £25,000 Jameel Prize for a selection of embroidered cloth banners from a series entitled Les Maitres invisibles (The Invisible Masters), 2008. Martin Roth, Director of the V&A, Hasan Jameel and Ed Vaizey MP, presented Rachid Koraïchi with the prize at a ceremony at the V&A on Monday 12 September.

The shortlisted artists for the Jameel Prize 2011

The work of the shortlisted artists and designers will be shown at the V&A from 21 July until 25 September 2011 and draws strongly on the artists’ and designers’ own local and regional traditions, celebrating particular materials and iconography with strong references to traditional Islamic art.

THE NY ART MARATHON -The deadline is moved to June 15th, so you still have a chance to participate.

THE NY ART MARATHON is an international art competition, which offers its 10 finalists the opportunity to participate in a group show in New York City (Orensanz Art Gallery, Lower East Side), $3000 cash prize for the winner, People's Award for the most voted-for artist and a choice of either a review, interview, or YouTube video-slide-show with the curator for the selected artist of the week.


10 December 2011 is the Human Rights Day. On this day "poster for tomorrow" will hold many exhibitions around the world of posters calling the right to education. Designers everywhere are invited to submit an original poster for the competition.

Adobe Design Achievement Awards

The Adobe® Design Achievement Awards celebrate student and faculty achievement reflecting the powerful convergence of technology and the creative arts. The competition - which showcases individual and group projects created with industry-leading Adobe creative software - honors the most talented and promising student graphic designers, photographers, illustrators, animators, digital filmmakers, developers and computer artists from the world's top institutions of higher education.

Interesting Contests

Here are some very interesting creative competitions for our designers, photographers, illustrators, ... Check it out! Maybe you will find something useful for yourself. Let's be creative and win some money!