Artist Portfolio Magazine 2016 Portraits Art Exhibition

Artist Portfolio Magazine is pleased to announce an open call for art into our 2016 Portraits Art Exhibition. 


Artist Portfolio Magazine's 2016 Portraits Art Exhibition is open to all artists worldwide regardless of your standing in the art world. We receive entries from artists who are just starting out (we've even featured some on our past covers) to artists who make a living in the art world and everyone is treated equal and given the same amount of respect. All visual art mediums are acceptable.


Artists now have two options for submitting their art..


ENTRY ONLY - Only $25 for 4 works of art. Your art is submitted into our 2016 Portraits Art Exhibition. 


ENTRY PLUS - For $40 your art is submitted into our 2016 Portraits Art Exhibition, plus we will post your art online in our blog. Once it's in our blog it is then added to all of our social media sites. 

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*Please read our How to Enter and Rules section.



  • Have images of the 4 works of art you are submitting ready to upload. 

  • Have a prepared bio/artist statement to submit with your art (optional, but recommended).

  • Click on the “Submit Art” button.

  • Submit your artwork. After submitting your art you will be redirected to PayPal

to process payment, please be patient as you are redirected.

  •  Submit payment.

  •  You will receive an email notification once your submission is complete. It’s that easy.





OPEN SUBMISSION to all artists in all parts of the world. 


VISUAL ART SUBMISSIONS should be no larger than 2000 x 2000 pixels, 3mb and can be submitted as one of the following file types: jpg, jpeg, gif, tiff, png, bmp 


  • Crop out any backgrounds in images. Only art should be visible.

  • Art must be created by the artist submitting the work and within the last 3 years.

  • Have a prepared bio/artist statement to submit with your art (optional, but recommended).

  • Select ENTRY ONLY submitting art only or select ENTRY PLUS if submitting art and to have your art published in our blog and social media sites.


23 artists will be selected and will have their art published in our online juried publication, Artist Portfolio Magazine. We will select a Cover Artist, 2nd and 3rd choice, plus 20 Honorable Mentions. Selected artists will be notified via email after the selection process is complete.




1st - $500 + Art on Cover of our 2016 Portraits Issue of Artist Portfolio Magazine & 4 Page Spread.

2nd - $250 + 4 Page Spread in Artist Portfolio Magazine.

3rd - $100 + 4 Page Spread in Artist Portfolio Magazine.

Honorable Mentions 20 Artists to be selected for 1-2 Page Spread in Artist Portfolio Magazine.


Deadline to enter our 2016 Portraits Art Exhibition is July 20, 2016 at 11:59PM Pacific Standard Time.


Selected Artists Announcement - Announcement of selected artists will be on or around August 20, 2016. Selected artists will be notified via email and results will be published through our blog, social media sites and website.


* All submissions remain the rights of the person(s) submitting the art. Artist Portfolio Magazine reserves the right to use your submitted art for promotional purposes only. Artist Portfolio Magazine does not sell or resell submitted items. 


** Artist Portfolio Magazine respects your email privacy and will not at any time give out or sell your email address. We will only use your email address to inform you on news and happenings with Artist Portfolio Magazine.



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