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The Chelsea International Photography Competition 2021

The Chelsea International Photography Competition (CIPC) has opened for entries for 2021. All talented photographers worldwide are invited to submit their best work.

The Chelsea International Photography Competition honors gifted talents — striving for their passion in photography. Both professional and amateur photographers are invited to participate and get the chance to be discovered and promoted professionally in the heart of New York’s art district.

This year’s CIPC will have awards valued at more than $55,000 and reward selected artists with an exhibition in Chelsea, New York, along with numerous PR opportunities. This event also supports career growth and recognition as it provides exposure to the community and gets the chance for submissions to be reviewed by a distinguished panel of jurors.

$500 cash prize will be awarded to five (5) selected photographers and their work will be shown NY Art Competitions’ our websites.

Digital, Analog, Phone Images and Images taken with any camera are all accepted. Videos are not allowed.

The competition does not impose any restrictions in terms of the subject of the submitted photographs. The images may investigate any topic, from regional cultures and travel photography to commercial work and photojournalism.

Please note that all submitted images must be available for sale.

The competition is hosted by New York Art Competitions (NYAC).

New York Art Competitions (NYAC) is a division of The New York Fine Arts Group, that was established in 1984 by the late Miki Stiles, an artist who wanted to break into the NY art market and opened her own gallery, Agora Gallery. Ever since, NY Art Competitions has been providing artists/with competition opportunities to benefit them in advancing in their careers and promoting their work to a greater audience.

For more info, please visit the official website.

The Chelsea International Photography Competition 2021 – Entry Fees

  • Amateur Photography: $25 per entry for up to 5 images
  • Professional Photography: $45 per entry for up to 5 images