The Impact: An Open Call

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We invite you to submit artwork for The Impact: an art exhibition that explores conversation around the concept of giving and the charitable month of Ramadan. This is an open call for people of all skills and talents, amateurs or professionals, open to all ages, based in the UAE. Participants can submit works in one or more of the following forms: drawing, painting, photography, digital art, sculpture, textile, video and mixed media.

Every year thousands of people donate their time and money to a specific cause, but the reasons for giving are so diverse. What has been your impact on the world and how has the world impacted you? This exhibition is an opportunity to creatively engage the community and reflect on the positive actions around us. How can we share knowledge, broaden our horizons, educate and inspire change?

15 Finalists: 15 participants will be chosen as finalists for The Impact. The finalists will be announced after the entry deadline and their works will be exhibited for two weeks at Virgin Megastore YAS Mall in July, 2016. Additionally, one out of the 15 participants will be awarded the grand prize which includes gift vouchers for 5,000 AED, prizes and a chance to exhibit their work at the Pro Art Gallery for a period of six months.The artists’ selection process will be completed through a collaborative assessment between, Pro Art gallery and an internal group of curators at Virgin Megastore.

To submit: Be ready to provide your artist bio and artwork list (i.e. title, medium, dimensions). Remember to include your name, address, email and phone number on your artist bio and artwork list. Find out more and fill out the form on   

A maximum of two pieces of artwork are admitted per artist. Sizes of up to 1 meter are acceptable and a maximum of 3 minutes per video.

Artworks Submission Deadline: July 10th, 2016

Exhibition date: July 16th, 2016


Posted in: Art, Community, Competition, Events by @KokoZu. 2 Comments

2 Responses to The Impact: An Open Call

  1. Regarding “The Impact, An Open Call”

    I would like to submit artwork for “The Impact, An Open Call”. I found the application form online, but to whom shall I submit it? I believe this is an online submission, but there is no email address or website provided for sending it to.

    Also, there are 2 different submission deadlines mentioned in different places, is the deadline July 5th or 10th?

    Best regards,
    Jeff Scofield, Visual Artist

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