Deadline: October 8, 2019

Diversity is at the heart of what it means to be an artist. 

Art is a powerful tool to evoke social change. Without uttering a single word, artists can enlighten, educate and affect change around the world. Embracing Our Differences invites you to participate in creating a world where differences are embraced and individuality is celebrated. Become a part of this exciting change through your visual art submission to the annual Embracing Our Differences international juried competition.

Featuring 45 billboard-size images, each work of art is created by local, national and international artists reflecting their interpretation of our theme “enriching lives through diversity and inclusion.

The 2020 exhibit will be open for display beginning January 18, 2020 at Bayfront Park in downtown Sarasota.

See our “Frequently Asked Questions” section below for details on submitting your art.

To view past winning selections, please visit our Galleries page.

Teachers submitting student art should click here or email us for a simplified submission process.

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