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Delusional: Jonathan LeVine Projects Launches First Ever Artist Competition!

Jonathan Levine

Hey what’s up. I’ve got some good news for all of my artist friends out there who wish they could catch a break when it comes to finding exposure for their art, or the elusive gallery representation. Our very favorite art gallery, Jonathan LeVine Projects (now located in beautiful downtown Jersey City) has issued an Open Call to Artists! It is pretty sweet.

It is no secret that LeVine has been the go-to destination for the very best in contemporary Pop and Street Art for over a decade.  If you’ve ever thought that your art would be a perfect fit for the gallery, now’s your chance to get in on the action.  Jonathan LeVine is looking for the world’s next great artist and wants to see if you have what it takes. The gallery’s first (of what will become an annual) art competition is now open to artists ages 18 and older, and from all backgrounds and levels of experience. Whip out your portfolios and show off your best stuff!

To submit your work, you’ll have to visit This Link. Artworks will only be considered if they are submitted via this platform.

Here are the major guidelines:

  • There is an Entry Fee of $45 for 3 submissions ($10 for each additional submission)

The following must be included with each submission:

  • CV/Bio
  • 1 image for two dimensional works and 2 images for 3 dimensional works
  • Work details (title, year, medium, dimensions, price). There is a size limit of 6 x 6 feet for Paintings and 6 x 4 feet for Sculptures.

More information is available at the link above. Once the deadline has passed and all artworks are received, a selection of submissions will be chosen for exhibition in Delusional, a group show highlighting the finalists. Delusional, will open on August 9th, 2017.

Jonathan LeVine will personally choose first, second and third place winners and award the following prizes:

1st Place – Solo Exhibition at Jonathan LeVine Projects

2nd Place – Participation in a group show at Jonathan LeVine Projects

3rd Place – A week of promotion via Jonathan LeVine Projects website and social media platforms

The Submission Deadline is July 5th, 2017, so get to work! Good luck to all!

Fun Video: Ithaca Ice Wars Competiton!


Every winter, world class carvers travel to Ithaca, NY to show off their sculpting skills in a national ice carving event known as Ithaca Ice Wars. Sculptors spend an entire day transforming giant blocks of ice into breathtaking pieces of frozen artwork. You can see how the entire town gets involved in the spirit of finding a way to have a good time while freezing your butt off.

The event at which the above video was filmed took place in late December of 2013. So, while it doesn’t get really freezing in Manhattan until at least January, you can see that folks upstate are already finding ways to turn their suffering into wild adventure at least a month ahead of us.

This looks like an amazing event.

Ithaca Ice Wars 2013