has recently launched and in celebration, is offering $125,000 in prizes and grants for member artists.

seeme art is a global community of photographers, designers, artists and musicians throughout the world. is brought to us by the same people (Artists Wanted) who held the giant art exhibition last year on the billboards of Times Square – Art Takes Times Square.

Here is a brief rundown of the awards and grants being offered. Each have their own set of qualifications and requirements.


  1. seeme art awardThe Art Award

    $7000 cash art grant plus a prestigious exhibition with SCOPE Art New York, 2013.

  2. The Photography Award

    $7000 cash grant and a photography exhibition, along with promotion throughout the world.

  3. The Fashion Award

    $7000 cash grant, publication in ID magazine, plus international art promotion.

  4. The Music Award

    $7000 cash grant, production contract and worldwide promoting. also has additional artist awards for the above categories. These are detailed below.

Times Square Awards.

Each category has its own individual Times Square Award, which is quite similar to the Art Takes Times Square exhibition last summer. A video will be produced showcasing the winner’s art and be displayed on the huge billboards of Times Square for millions to see. Each winner will also receive a $5000 art grant and an online art feature. Anyone can participate in this event, whether they are a free or premium member.

Story of the Creative

All premium members will be featured in The Story of the Creative, an annual publication. This publication only accepts entrants who apply before a specific deadline.


How to enter the launch art contests

  1. creative artsFirst visit and register to become a member for free. Select a username and enter a password, then click Save and Continue at the bottom. Choose one of the creative categories at the right. Add your artwork to your portfolio, along with titles and descriptions.

  2. Create your own Website!Under the Your Profile section, upload a profile picture, and enter a name, location, tagline, biography or art statement, and a website link.

  3. Your Passions

    Enter a statement about your art related passions. A score is displayed at the upper right. The more points you have, the better the chance of being selected for a $5000 art grant and being featured in the next Times Square billboard exhibition. Gain points by completely filling out your portfolio and sharing your portfolio at social networks.

  4. Share

    Click the Share button to share your portfolio with your Facebook friends and followers.

  5. Upgrading as a professional member.

    Upgrading to premium carries various benefits, including qualifying for various category awards and contests for a full year, priority in search listings, and inclusion in the book The Story of the Creative. The upgrade is regularly $70 a year, but currently has a discounted rate of $50 a year. (Artpromotivate is not affiliated with Contest Submission Deadlines

The deadline for the launch contests is Dec. 31, 2012. Submissions may be accepted after this date but will incur a late fee, up until January 29, 2013 (the Final Deadline).

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