Winner of the 25th Chelsea International Art Competition, juried by Ms. Megan Fontanella, Assistant Curator, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York

The 25th Chelsea International Art Competition

The management of Agora Gallery, located in Chelsea, the hub of New York City’s international art scene, has been the sponsor of international fine art competitions since 1984. Currently, the gallery hosts the annual Chelsea International Fine Art Competition.

“Carving a space for new talent is very much at the core of our business,”

says Agora Gallery Director Angela Di Bello who has vast experience on the art circuit.

Juror selected artists will gain exposure by exhibiting their work in the famed Chelsea Art Gallery District and their work will be promoted both online and in print. Our fine art contests are juried by influential voices in the New York art world;

This year’s competition juror will be Megan Fontanella, Assistant Curator of the Guggenheim Museum.

As part of our ongoing commitment to giving back to the community we live and work in, Agora Gallery donates 25% of its proceeds from the sale of artwork from the art competition exhibition to the non-profit organization Art Start. Through its innovative programs, Art Start brings together art, artists and children in need throughout the New York Metropolitan Area.