2024 Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise in Design

The Vilcek Foundation is accepting applications for the 2024 Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise in Design. In 2024, three rising immigrant designers living and working in the United States will be awarded cash prizes of $50,000 each. The deadline to apply is Monday, June 12, 2023, at 5pm ET. More information is available at the following link:

Designers working in digital design, graphic design, product design, or social design are eligible to apply for a Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Design. Applicants must have been born outside the United States and be 38 years of age or younger. Limited exceptions to the age requirement may apply for individuals who have taken caregiving, medical, military, or parental leave. 

Call For Art: International Print Issue #39 and Prize

Call For Art: International Print Issue #39 and Prize


Curated by Lauren Jackson Harris + Daricia Mia Demarr

CoFounders and Partners, Black Women in Visual Art



We are excited to partner with Lauren Jackson Harris + Daricia Mia Demarr, CoFounders and Partners, Black Women in Visual Art, for our print issue #39!


In addition, our team will be giving out three awards to finalists selected for this opportunity.


Guest Room: Bindi Vora

Guest Room aims to spark collaboration. Bindi Vora, photographic artist, associate lecturer at LCC, and curator at Autograph London, along with Justine Ellis, photographer and co-director of Perimeter Books, have decided to join forces. Together, they are currently working on Bindi Vora's upcoming book "Mountain of Salt".

To guide the submissions for their Guest Room, Bindi Vora and Justine Ellis ask you to send through a word accompanying each image, following the unique framework: "A picture is worth a thousand words but maybe it only needs one."

April PleinAir Salon $46,000 Online Art Competition

The Early Bird Discount ends the 15th and 11:59 pm. Enter before then to receive 25% off your entries. Just $29 for your first and $12 for each additional painting. The regular price is $38 for the first painting and $16 for each additional painting. 

The PleinAir Salon Art Competition is a monthly online art competition that awards over $46,000 each year. There is over $2,000 in Cash Prizes awarded each month, and $22,000 awarded at the Annual Competition each May. Each of the 23 monthly winners are included in the judging for the 13th Annual PleinAir Salon where we award the Grand Prize winner a check for $15,000 and feature their painting on the cover of PleinAir Magazine. The Annual Awards will be presented live at the Plein Air Convention & Expo in May 2024.

DRINK? Online Open Call - Free submission - Prize €2500


On January 30, 2023, Laguna~B launched “DRINK?”, an international open call inviting students to design a drinking glass that, while maintaining traditional functional features, is original and breaks the rules of traditional tableware. The goal is testing designers’ creativity in converting an every-day object into something out of the ordinary. The winner will be awarded a cash prize of € 2500.

Participation is free and open to design students at any level, aged 18 or older. Applicants can submit their project with the application form until June 25, 2023 via email.

November 2023 "Photographer of the Month"

"FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS ONLY" is extending an invitation to international photographers to submit their work for a chance to become their new "Photographer of the Month". They are now selecting photographers for the November edition of the competition. 


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