Embracing Our Differences 2020

Art is a powerful tool to evoke social change. Without uttering a single word, artists can enlighten, educate and affect change around the world.

Total Prize: $3,000

SZIDF 2019 Gadget Design Award

Also this year, SIDA, the Shenzhen Industrial Design Profession Association, and Desall.com, invite you all to design the official gadget/souvenir for all the attendees of the Shenzhen International Industrial Design Fair 2019. SIDA and Desall invite you all to design the official for all the participants of the 7th edition of the Shenzhen International Industrial Design Fair (SZIDF) taking place on November 03rd-05th 2019. The gadget/souvenir shall be a NON-technological product. The winner will be selected by a jury consisting of high-level representatives of SIDA and Desall. The official award ceremony will be held in Shenzhen on the night of Nov 3rd 2019. The winner will be given the opportunity to showcase her/his own works at the fair with a free stand and all travel and accommodation expenses covered by the organisation, including other services. All projects will be evaluated by a jury consisting of high-level representatives of SIDA and Desall according to several criteria as specified in detail in the brief. Participation is free of charge and open to any age or nationality. Deadline for submissions: September 30th, 2019 Official award page: https://desall.com/Contest/SZIDF-2019-Gadget-Design-Award/Brief SIDA Shenzhen Industrial Design Profession Association (SIDA) is a non-profit organization founded in 2008, the first Chinese association joining World Design Organization (WDO). Till March 2018, SIDA has taken in 851 members from Shenzhen and across the country, and has built the Shenzhen Institute for Innovation Design, the Sino-Finnish Design Park, the Shenzhen Open Innovation Lab (SZOIL), the Hebei Industrial Design Innovation Center (HIDC), an industrial internet design platform and first the industrial design IPR station in China. As the largest industrial design in Asia, Shenzhen International Industrial Design Fair (SZIDF) (www.szidf.com) has been held for 6 years in a row. DESALL Desall.com is an open innovation platform dedicated to design and innovation, that offers to companies a participatory design tool involving in the creative process an international community coming from all over the world. To date Desall gathers more than 100000 creatives from over 210 countries and has collaborated with international brands like Luxottica, Whirlpool, Electrolux, ALESSI, Enel, Leroy Merlin, KINDER, Barilla, illy, Chicco, Mondadori and many more. Thanks for the contamination of different cultural backgrounds and creative industries, the Desall community is able to provide high-quality project solutions for every product development phase requested by the client, from concept to product design, from naming to packaging.

Creative Conscience Awards 2019

The Creative Conscience Awards welcome projects by students and graduates (of up to two years) from any creative discipline. The deadline for 2018 has now passed, but we’ll be launching the 2019 awards at the end of this year. The awards are the perfect opportunity to push your curiosity and create the change you want to see in the world. You can enter the awards solo or in a team (of up to six), and can choose your own issue to tackle or work from one of our exciting briefs.

Art Olympia 2019 International Open Art Competition

Art Olympia is an open art competition held as a biennial event with the goal of discovering talented artists around the world and supporting their activities. It aims to promote exchanges of the world’s various cultures through arts.

Total Prize: $120,000

Prix Ars Electronica 2019

The Prix Ars Electronica is the world’s most time-honored media arts competition. Winners are awarded the coveted Golden Nica statuette, prize money ranging up to € 10,000 per category and an opportunity to showcase their talents at the famed Ars Electronica Festival in Linz.

Total Prize: €53,000

NTU Singapore Global Digital Art Prize 2019

We welcome submissions of new works to two categories: International Professionals and Local Students. Artists working in any genre of digital art are eligible, with more than 50% of the media engaged involving digital technology.

Total Prize: 50,000 SGD - $35,000

F The Art World 2019 – International Art Competition

How do you see humanity? How would you change it? Or would you? Show your interpretation of positive change through visual storytelling. The good and the bad of human behavior and how it affects the world we live in.

BP Portrait Award 2019

After 30 years of sponsorship the BP Portrait Award still remains the most prestigious portrait painting competition in the world and represents the very best in contemporary practice. With a first prize of £35,000, and a total prize fund of £74,000, the Award is aimed at encouraging artists to focus upon and develop portraiture in their work.

2019 Bow Seat Ocean Awareness Student Contest

Climate change is the biggest issue of your lifetime. Your whole life will be lived as the impacts of global climate change are taking place.

Total Prize: $5,000

LensCulture Visual Storytelling Awards 2019

The LensCulture Visual Storytelling Awards recognize the work of photographers weaving compelling narratives into their work. Our international jury is looking for image makers who are defining contemporary visual storytelling, whether that be through documentary work, imaginative storytelling, or something that combines (or defies!) all of the above.

Total Prize: $5,000