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22nd Spectrum Competition for Fantastic Art

The call for entries of the 22nd Annual Spectrum International Competition for Fantastic Art opens on 15th October 2014 and all professional and student artists, art directors, publishers and artist representatives are invited to submit their best work. All art works in all mediums embracing the themes of science fiction, fantasy, horror, and the surreal are eligible for this show.

Work chosen by a jury will be printed in full color in the Spectrum annual, the peer-selected “best of the year” collection for the fantastic arts.

For twenty-one years the Spectrum annual has been a showcase for the best and brightest creators of fantastic art from around the globe: it serves as an invaluable resource book for art directors, art buyers, publishers, and agents world-wide.

The 22nd Spectrum Competition is open for any published or unpublished art, finished or first published between 1 January 2013 and 1 January 2015. Submit proofs, tearsheets, color photographic prints, clear photo copies, laser prints, or other reasonably high-resolution computer-generated print.

All entries will be divided into the following eight major categories:

  • Advertising
  • Book
  • Comics/Graphic Novels
  • Concept Art
  • Dimensional
  • Editorial
  • Institutional
  • Unpublished

Each accepted entry will be reproduced in full color and given complete credit in the twenty-second Spectrum annual, Each person who has submitted an accepted entry will receive a complimentary copy of the annual.

22nd Spectrum Competition for Fantastic Art Entry Fees

The Single entry fee is $20 per work. Series (5 related pieces or less) cost $40 per entry.