Open Imagination
 December 15, 2023
Southern Tier Center for Emerging Artists - Awesome: A Show of Joy + Hope

Deadline For Submissions: December 15, 2023. Show Dates: January 1 – January 31, 2024. Eligibility: International artists age 16+. Mediums: All styles and mediums welcome. Entry Fee: $30 for up to 3 entries; maximum 3 entries. Charitable Contributions: 100% of proceeds benefit The Project for Awesome. Awards: Best in Show (Cash Prize), Awards of Distinction, Artists' Choice, People's Choice Awards. This exhibit is your chance to show us the people, creatures, places, and things that bring you joy and hope. Awesome: A Show of Joy + Hope is a sanctuary of optimism, where visitors can immerse themselves in a world where anything is possible, and where the beauty of the human spirit shines brilliantly. It's a celebration of the simple pleasures, the unbreakable bonds, and the unwavering belief in a brighter future—a testament to the transformative power of art to uplift and inspire. All mediums and styles are welcome, so don't miss out. Submit your artwork beginning October 1 for a chance to showcase your talent. The entry fee is $30 for up to three submissions, and the deadline for entries is December 15th by 11:59 pm EST. ALL proceeds will benefit The Project for Awesome (, where online creators donate to a variety of charities that "decrease world suck."

 Best In Show, Awards of Distinction, Artist's Choice, People's Choice