Call for Entries - All About Photo Awards 2020

Photo Fairs

  June 11, 2020 to June 14, 2020
Scope Basel

Basel, Switzerland
SCOPE Art Show is proud to announce SCOPE Basel will return in 2020 with a larger more incredible space for its 13th edition, offering collectors the most convenient and ideal view of the contemporary art world available nowhere else. SCOPE Basel is to welcome 70 International Exhibitors with an emphasis on The New Contemporary.
  February 14, 2020 to February 16, 2020
Investec Cape Town Art Fair

Cape Town, South Africa
Investec Cape Town Art Fair showcases a diversity of work that represents the forefront of contemporary art from Africa to the world, and the world to Cape Town. The city boasts a vibrant arts scene, driven by the top galleries on the African continent. Thanks to its diverse cultural heritage and geographic beauty, Cape Town is a compelling destination for both art world professionals and collectors alike.
  April 16, 2020 to April 19, 2020
Dallas Art Fair
1807 Ross Avenue
Dallas - TX 75201
In the heart of the downtown arts district, the Dallas Art Fair offers collectors, arts professionals, and the public the opportunity to engage with a rich selection of modern and contemporary artworks presented by leading national and international galleries. Thoughtfully curated exhibitions and innovative programming encourage lively conversations and close looking in a robust and rapidly growing arts community.
  March 17, 2020 to March 22, 2020
Art Central

Hong Kong, China
Art Central in partnership with UOB returns to the Central Harbourfront from 17 - 22 March 2020 with over 100 leading galleries showcasing the next generation of talent alongside some of the most established galleries from across Asia and the globe. Now in its sixth edition, Art Central is recognised as a place of discovery and a platform for museum quality artworks from more established names to be exhibited alongside cutting-edge works by emerging artists.
  January 22, 2020 to January 26, 2020
London Art Fair
52 Upper Street
London, UK
London Art Fair, provides a space to showcase the most exceptional modern and contemporary art of our time, to discover and to buy. The Fair is an established destination for both museum quality modern and contemporary work, nurturing collecting at all levels, from prints and editions, to major works by internationally renowned artists. To enable engagement with art, we continue to provide access to talks, tours, screenings and curated spaces, which include Photo50, our annual exhibition of contemporary photography; Art Projects, which features large-scale installations, solo shows and group displays; and - within Art Projects - Dialogues, a guest-curated section of Art Projects intended to encourage and foster relationships between home and abroad, Art Projects Screening Room, an accompanying programme of collaborative film and new media initiatives, and Platform, a new feature focusing on a single distinct theme every year.
  May 14, 2020 to May 17, 2020
Photo London

London, UK
Photo London was created to give London an international photography event befitting the city's status as a global cultural capital. Now in its sixth edition, Photo London has established itself as a world-class photography Fair and as a catalyst for London's dynamic photography community. From the capital's major museums, to its auction houses, galleries large and small, right into the burgeoning creative communities in the East End and South London, Photo London harnesses the city's outstanding creative talent and brings together the world's leading photographers, curators, exhibitors, dealers and the public to celebrate photography, the medium of our time.

Along with the selection of the world's leading galleries showing at the Fair, Photo London presents the Discovery section for the most exciting emerging galleries and artists; there is an original Public Programme bringing together special exhibitions, installations, a Talks Programme curated by William A. Ewing, renowned curator and writer, former Director of the Musée de l'Elysée, and former Director of Exhibitions at the International Center of Photography, New York. Each edition of the Fair also sees a number of Awards announced, headlined by the Photo London Master of Photography Award. Beyond the Fair, Photo London regularly hosts Pre-Fair Talks and related events engaging with the craft, market and knowledge of photography.

Photo London is a place to encounter the most innovative emerging artists, new work by established masters and rare vintage pieces, and as such is guided by a Curatorial Committee comprised of some the field's most esteemed curators, critics and museum directors.

A high level Advisory Board advises on the development of Photo London. The members of the Board play a key role in encouraging the development of the various networks on which Photo London depends. The Advisory Board is committed to maintaining Photo London as a major event in the international art world calendar.

Photo London is produced by Candlestar, an internationally renowned cultural consultancy with an outstanding reputation within the field of photography and the arts. Candlestar produces the Prix Pictet on behalf of the Pictet Group.
  February 5, 2020 to February 9, 2020
LA Art Show
1201 S Figueroa St
Los Angeles - CA 90015
The LA Art Show creates one of the largest international art fairs in the United States, providing an exciting, immersive, insider art experience to sponsors, their select guests and VIP clients. The show attracts an elite roster of national and international galleries, acclaimed artists, highly regarded curators, architects, design professionals, along with discerning collectors. This innovative, exceptional cultural environment attracts executives and board members of Southern California businesses, state, county, and municipal government representatives, as well as leaders of the region’s cultural institutions. Attendees are trendsetters, influencers and alpha consumers, who seek and demand the newest and the best in all areas of their lives - art, design, food, technology and travel being specific passion points.
  February 14, 2020 to February 16, 2020
Startup Artfair Los Angeles
737 West Washington Boulevard
Los Angeles - CA 90292
Bypassing the traditional gallery system, stARTup connects hungry art buyers to highly curated up-and-coming artists. There, you will discover over 60 artists - selected by art world experts - who transform hotel rooms into individual exhibition spaces and offer their works for sale to art lovers of all levels.
stARTup LA takes place at hip and stylish Kinney Venice Beach hotel, which is less than a mile from the Venice Beach Boardwalk and walking distance to Abbott Kinney's shopping district. stARTup is held the same weekend as two major gallery fairs: Frieze Los Angeles at Paramount Pictures Studio, and Art Los Angeles Contemporary at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica.
  February 14, 2020 to February 16, 2020
Art Los Angeles Contemporary
3021 Airport Avenue
Los Angeles - CA 90405
The upcoming edition of the fair will feature top established and emerging galleries from around the world, with a strong focus on Los Angeles galleries. Participants will present some of the most dynamic recent works from their roster of represented artists, offering an informed view on contemporary art making.
  December 4, 2019 to December 8, 2019
Red Dot Art Fair
2217 NW 5th Avenue
Miami - FL 33127
Now in its 14th year, Red Dot Miami, a curated gallery-only contemporary art fair located in Mana Wynwood, takes place annually in December as part of the popular Miami Art Week. Red Dot Miami features up to 75 modern and contemporary galleries representing over 500 leading contemporary artists from primary and secondary markets throughout the world. The five-day show attracts more than 35,000 visitors and high-net-worth collectors who interact with the specially curated programming. Red Dot Miami has enriched the city’s arts scene beyond measure since its inception in 2006, becoming one of the leading satellite shows during Miami Art Week.
  December 3, 2019 to December 8, 2019
Art Miami
3101 NE 1st Avenue
Miami - FL 33137
In its 30th year, Art Miami maintains a preeminent position in America's modern and contemporary art fair market and is g​lobally recognized as a primary destination for the acquisition of the most important works from the 20th and 21st centuries​.
  December 4, 2019 to December 8, 2019
Aqua Art Miami
1530 Collins Ave.
Miami - FL 33139
Aqua's unique environment - in a classic South Beach hotel with spacious exhibition rooms that open onto a breezy, intimate courtyard – has become a favorite gathering spot for collectors, curators and art lovers to discover fresh talent and acquire new works while exchanging cultural ideas and forming meaningful connections.
  December 5, 2019 to December 8, 2019
Pulse Miami Beach
4601 Collins Avenue
Miami - FL 33140
In celebration of our 15th anniversary, PULSE Art Fair is dedicating this edition to creating an atmosphere that will have you lingering for hours and leaving with artwork to add to your collection. In the overwhelming environment that is Miami Art Week, we are your calm in the palms. Experience the energy of stimulating art and balance it with cocktails in hammocks and engaging conversations with friends over a meal in our restaurant. PULSE isn't just an art fair, anymore.
  December 4, 2019 to December 8, 2019
2217 NW 5th Avenue
Miami - FL 33127
Now in its 9th year, Spectrum Miami, a curated contemporary art fair inside Mana Wynwood, takes place annually in December as part of the popular Miami Art Week. Spectrum Miami is where contemporary meets extraordinary, featuring the works of more than 200 exhibiting galleries and artists from the Florida region and around the globe. The five-day show attracts more than 35,000 visitors and high-net-worth collectors who interact with the specially curated programming, while celebrating the fine art experience with music, entertainment, and other special events. Spectrum Miami has emerged as one of the best-attended cultural events in Miami by highlighting thousands of innovative works among Miami’s top talent.
  December 3, 2019 to December 8, 2019
Launched in 2012, CONTEXT Art Miami's open atmosphere creates a meaningful dialogue between artists, galleries and collectors while providing the ultimate platform for the presentation of mid-career, emergent and cutting-edge talent by emerging and established galleries. Ninety-five international galleries, vetted by the CONTEXT Art Miami Selection Committee, exhibit highlights from their gallery programs, solo artist exhibitions and curated projects. The combined efforts of CONTEXT Art Miami and Art Miami provide a unique and alternative opportunity for leading primary dealers and their artists to be marketed and promoted internationally during the most important week for contemporary art in America.
  December 5, 2019 to December 8, 2019
Nada Miami
1400 North Miami Avenue
Miami - FL 33136
The 17th edition of NADA Miami will take place December 5-8, 2019 at Ice Palace Studios. NADA Miami 2019 will showcase a diverse selection of local, national, and international galleries with 135 exhibitors representing 56 cities from 25 countries. The fair continues to grow in the 17th edition, welcoming 27 first-time exhibitors and 71 NADA Member galleries, which is a testament to NADA’s year-round efforts to support its members and foster community engagement with its public. Most recently, NADA held the first Chicago Invitational, a tightly-curated contemporary art fair at the Chicago Athletic Association hotel, giving exhibitors the opportunity to showcase work in a new setting.
  December 5, 2019 to December 8, 2019
Art Basel
1901 Convention center drive
Miami beach - FL 33139
In our American show, leading galleries from North America, Latin America, Europe, and Asia show significant work from the masters of Modern and contemporary art, as well as the new generation of emerging stars. Paintings, sculptures, installations, photographs, films, and editioned works of the highest quality are on display in the main exhibition hall.
  December 4, 2019 to December 8, 2019
INK Miami

Miami Beach - FL 33139
The INK Miami Art Fair is held annually in December concurrently with Art Basel Miami Beach. Founded in 2006, the INK Miami Art Fair has distinguished itself by the quality of its works and exhibitors, as well as its lush open-air courtyard, with surrounding suites transformed into uniquely defined gallery spaces where visitors are encouraged to explore INK’s dynamic works. The Fair is presented by the International Fine Print Dealers Association [IFPDA] and exhibitors are selected for their outstanding ability to offer collectors a diverse survey of 20th century masterworks and newly released editions by leading contemporary artists. During its 14 years, the Fair has attracted a loyal following among museum curators and committed collectors of works on paper.
  December 3, 2019 to December 8, 2019
Scope Miami Beach
1000 Ocean Drive
Miami beach - FL 33139
The 19th edition of SCOPE Miami Beach returns to Ocean Drive and 8th Street in its bespoke pavilion on the sand. Honored by the City of Miami Beach Mayor's Office and Commission for its extraordinary cultural impact, SCOPE Miami Beach features 140 International Exhibitors from 25 countries and 60 cities, and welcomes 60,000 visitors over the course of 6 days. Amidst an unprecedented outpouring of critical acclaim from press, curators and collectors, and a digital and social media outreach campaign garnering over 450 million impressions, SCOPE Miami Beach is once again poised to lead the charge for the emerging contemporary art market.
  December 4, 2019 to December 8, 2019
Untitled, Art Miami Beach

Miami Beach
UNTITLED, ART is an international, curated art fair founded in 2012 that focuses on curatorial balance and integrity across all disciplines of contemporary art. UNTITLED, ART innovates the standard fair model by selecting a curatorial team to identify, and curate a selection of galleries, artist-run exhibition spaces, and non-profit institutions and organizations, in dialogue with an architecturally designed venue. The next edition of UNTITLED, ART Miami Beach will take place on the beach at Ocean Drive and 12th Street, December 4–8, 2019.
  March 5, 2020 to March 8, 2020
The Armory Show
711 12th Avenue
New York - NY 10019
The Armory Show is New York City’s premier art fair and a leading cultural destination for discovering and collecting the world’s most important 20th- and 21st-century art. The Armory Show features presentations by leading international galleries, innovative artist commissions, and dynamic public programs. Since its founding in 1994, The Armory Show has served as a nexus for the art world, inspiring dialogue, discovery, and patronage in the visual arts.
  April 23, 2020 to April 26, 2020
Artexpo New York
711 12th Ave
New York - NY 10019
Each year thousands of art industry insiders flock to Artexpo New York in search of the art and artists that will shape trends in galleries worldwide. Hosting more than 35,000 avid art enthusiasts annually, we're the largest international gathering of qualified trade buyers - including gallery owners and managers, art dealers, interior designers, architects, corporate art buyers, and art and framing retailers.
  December 5, 2019 to December 8, 2019
Pulse NYC
125 West 18th Street, Chelsea
New York - NY 10011
PULSE Contemporary Art Fair is the leading US art fair dedicated solely to contemporary art. Through its annual editions in Miami and New York, PULSE provides a unique platform for diverse galleries to present a progressive blend of renowned and pioneering contemporary artists, alongside an evolving series of original programming. The fair’s distinctive commitment to the art community and visitor experience makes PULSE unique among art fairs and creates an art market experience that is both dynamic and inviting.

The Fair is divided into two sections and is comprised of a mix of established and emerging galleries vetted by a committee of prominent international dealers. The IMPULSE section presents galleries invited by the Committee to present solo project booths exhibiting emerging work created in the past two years. One artist featured in the IMPULSE section is awarded the PULSE Prize, which is a cash grant given to the winner artist to help further his career.
  March 5, 2020 to March 8, 2020
Art on Paper
299 South St
New York - NY 10002
Art on Paper returns to downtown Manhattan's Pier 36 in March of 2020 with eighty-five galleries featuring top modern and contemporary paper-based art. Art on Paper's medium-driven focus lends itself to significant projects - unique moments that have set the fair apart and established an important destination for the arts in New York City.
  March 5, 2020 to March 8, 2020
Scope New York
125 W 18th St
New York - NY 10011
The 20th edition of SCOPE New York returns to its Chelsea location at Metropolitan Pavilion. Known for presenting groundbreaking contemporary work, SCOPE New York will welcome 60 international exhibitors at its centrally-located venue. In addition, SCOPE will continue its legacy of critically-acclaimed VIP Programming with strategic partnerships, a focused schedule of events, and talks.
The first fair to run concurrent with The Armory Show, SCOPE New York's spirit of innovation has consistently forged the way for emerging artists and galleries. Attuned to nuances in the market and itself an influential force in the cultural sphere, SCOPE continues to usher in a new vision of the contemporary art fair.
  April 2, 2020 to April 5, 2020
Paris Photo New York

New York
Paris Photo is happy to announce the launch of Paris Photo New York next spring April 2-5, 2020. The New York edition will be presented with the Association of International Photography Dealers (AIPAD), forming a collective voice and international reference for the medium of photography, its artists, and the galleries and publishers that support their work.

Founded in Paris in 1997, Paris Photo is the world's foremost international art fair dedicated to the photographic medium, reuniting 200 premier galleries and art book dealers from over 30 countries presenting the largest offer of vintage, modern and contemporary works today. With an extensive public program of exhibitions, awards and talks featuring renowned artists and key figures in the field, the fair is a key event on the annual art calendar for professionals, collectors and enthusiasts alike.

Soon present on two continents, Paris Photo brings you the world's latest trends, market insights and an insider guide to Paris and New York's thriving artistic environments.
  February 13, 2020 to February 17, 2020
Art Palm Springs
277 N Avenida Caballeros
Palm Springs - CA 92262
Art Palm Springs is the premier art fair in the Southwest presenting post-war and contemporary art. This years edition will brings galleries from Asia, Europe, North and South America representing hundreds of artists to the Palm Springs Convention Center. The Fair is strategically scheduled over the extended President's Day Weekend coinciding with Palm Springs Modernism Week at the height of the Coachella Valley's season. Art Palm Springs and Modernism Week turn the Desert into a cultural mecca over this weekend, attracting close to 15,000 acquisition oriented art lovers to the Fair year after year.
  April 23, 2020 to April 26, 2020
Art Market San Francisco
2 Marina Boulevard
San Francisco - CA 94123
Art Market San Francisco is the Bay Area's premier art fair. Now going into its ninth edition, Art Market San Francisco will feature seventy-five modern and contemporary art galleries from around the world. Following record breaking sales, city-wide partnerships, and attendance of over 28,000 visitors in 2018, the 2019 edition of Art Market San Francisco is pleased to present a significant selection of contemporary and modern artworks from returning Art Market exhibitors and exciting newcomers.
  January 16, 2020 to January 19, 2020
FOG Design + Art
1 Marina Boulevard
San Francisco - CA 94123
The FOG Design+Art Fair at Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture celebrates innovation and features exhibits, installations, and discussions with top global artists, architects, designers, and style makers. Close to 45 prominent 20th and 21st-century galleries and art dealers from the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond transform the Festival Pavilion into the epicenter of art and design.
  January 30, 2019 to February 2, 2020
Photo L.A.

Santa Monica
We know what you're thinking, "Been there, done that." We're happy to tell you that Photo L.A. is an entirely different experience. We're bringing the best of the photography world to your doorstep with a collaborative platform that links dealers and collectors with a gamut of galleries from around the globe.

Photo L.A. has a long and rich history of bringing the photographic and arts community together. For one night and three days the community celebrates photography in its many forms. Each year we expand our uniquely diverse showcase of photographic art, ranging from 19th Century works to contemporary and innovative photography-based art. Galleries, dealers, museums, schools, and non-profit organizations participate to define what photography has been, what it is today, and what it might evolve into. To foster a dialogue we curate and present our acclaimed programming, which includes, lectures, roundtable discussions, special installations, and docent tours with distinguished members of the photograph / arts community.

Photo L.A. is a spectacle of relationships: between the history of photography and contemporary life, between viewers and works, and in the pure sociality of the event itself. The fair is a heightened node of activity around the image and all of its permutations, structured by a range of pavilions housing focused examples from the totality of photography. This historical range in material and focused density of experience add value and enrich understanding of the continuity of photography even amidst a historical transformation in the field.
  November 21, 2019 to November 24, 2019
The Shanghai International Art Fair (SIAF)

The Shanghai International Art Fair is part of the Yangtze River Delta International Industries Expo (iCiE). Celebrating the development of the region’s cultural industries. Building upon the success of the first edition the iCiE 2019 expands the exhibition space to 54,000 sqm delivering a more international event generating a bigger impact on a bigger scale.
  May 11, 2019 to November 24, 2019
La Biennale di Venezia

Venice, Italy
The 58th International Art Exhibition, titled May You Live In Interesting Times, takes place from 11th May to 24th November 2019. The title is a phrase of English invention that has long been mistakenly cited as an ancient Chinese curse that invokes periods of uncertainty, crisis and turmoil; "interesting times", exactly as the ones we live in today.
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