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29 Jun 2020

Compete Us: What Divides Us and What Unites Us?

Touchstone Gallery Washington D.C., United States

Opportunity Description

International Deadline: August 17, 2020 – Touchstone Gallery announces and international online call for entries.

Open to all artists 18 years old and older. All original visual media that is the artist’s own concept, design and work, including and not limited to paintings, drawings, prints, sculpture, installation, street art, video and digital work.


  • Kimberli Gant, PhD
    McKinnon Curator of Modern & Contemporary Art, Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA
  • Kristen Hileman
    Independent Curator & Curator-in-Residence, The Delaware Contemporary, Wilmington, DE
  • Frauke V. Josenhans, PhD
    Associate Curator, Moody Center for the Arts at Rice University, Houston, TX
  • Miranda Lash
    Curator of Contemporary Art, Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY
  • Karen E. Milbourne, PhD
    Senior Curator, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian, Washington, DC
  • Gabriel Ritter, PhD
    Curator & Head of Contemporary Art, Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN

Three selected artworks will receive Juror’s Best in Show Prize of $300.

$20 per entry/artwork. Submit one image or link per artwork entered. Artists can enter as many works as they wish.

Download Prospectus for details.

All entrants will receive notification of acceptance via email by September 1, 2020.

Touchstone Gallery will not process any sales of the artwork; all requests to purchase will be forwarded to the artist to follow up directly with the potential buyer.

Please email your questions to

Since its founding in 1976, Touchstone Gallery’s mission has remained unaltered: to enrich the lives of the community through diverse contemporary art exhibitions; to promote a rich variety of art talent in the DC region; to showcase national and international artists whenever possible; and to foster continuing artistic and career growth of its 50 member artists through encouragement and support. Touchstone’s location at

Touchstone Gallery
901 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, DC.

Opportunity Categories: + Open to Multi-Media. Opportunity Types: Compete. Opportunity Tags: Deadlines 07 July thru Aug, Open to Artists Worldwide, and Special Opportunities. Benefits: Cash or Value Awards and Exhibition - Online.

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