530 West 25th Street, New York, NY  Tue - Sat, 11am - 6pm
530 West 25th Street, New York, NY  Tue - Sat, 11am - 6pm
530 West 25th Street
Tue - Sat, 11am - 6pm

Opportunities - Calls for Artists


Agora Gallery welcomes portfolio submissions from artists seeking gallery representation throughout the year. In addition, we sponsor art competitions which offer valuable prizes and are a great opportunity to help artists take their career to the next level. For over twenty five years we have provided useful guidance and valuable advice to emerging and established artists from all over the world who wish to promote their art in New York. Exhibiting your artwork in a New York City art gallery might be the best thing you can do to develop your fine art career. Read artist testimonials.

The Chelsea International Photography Competition - Art competitions are an excellent opportunity to grow as an artist and develop your art career. They can benefit you in a number of different ways – exposure, exhibitions, and even self-confidence. Madiha Abdo, one of the winners of the Chelsea International Fine Art Competition, says, “I consider art competitions and other related opportunities very important for my artistic journey, as they help me get much needed exposure and become more self-confident.” The Chelsea International Photography Competition 2017, an event organized by Agora Gallery as a twin competition to the annual Chelsea Fine Art Competition, was born out of desire to continue bringing fresh artistic talent to Chelsea. For photographers, amateur and professionals alike, it’s a great new opportunity to expose their art at the center of the contemporary art world – New York. Read more about the Chelsea International Photography Competition. Read more about the Chelsea International Photography Competition

The Chelsea International Fine Art Competition- Art competitions are a great way for artists to get their work out there. Gallery Director Angela Di Bello believes that participating in art contests takes courage and is an act of belief in one's strengths and talents. She says: "Anyone who enters an art competition is a winner." We sponsor the Chelsea International Fine Art Competition, a prestigious annual art competition . The competition is a great opportunity to help artists take their career to the next level. Entries are judged by independent jurors with wide experience of the art world and contemporary art, and the competition prizes are designed to help artists promote their art and their artistic careers. Read more about the Chelsea International Fine Art Competition

Gallery Representation and Artist Promotion- Agora Gallery accepts portfolios from artists interested in gallery representation on an ongoing basis. Our Gallery Director, Angela Di Bello, who has vast experience in the New York art market, personally reviews each portfolio and only accepts artists whose work she determines represents a good fit for the market in NYC. There is a fee for gallery representation and artist promotion which includes participation in an exhibition with an opening reception and online promotion on gallery websites, magazine listings, display advertisements, press releases, postcards, targeted client presentations, personalized PR efforts, museum submissions, and more. In order to be considered for representation by Agora Gallery, you must complete the online submission process. Submit your portfolio to be reviewed for gallery representation.

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