Open Call

YA! Young Art invites talented young artists like you! As a platform dedicated to promoting young and emerging artists, YA!'s Open Call offers exceptional opportunities for young art talents to join YA!'s year-round program, to be displayed on our vibrant social media channels, and showcased on Artbid, our exclusive e-commerce website.

If you're passionate about showcasing your artwork to a wider audience and gaining recognition in the art world, this is your chance to shine!

Who can apply

  • Young artists under the age of 35
  • Artists should be actively practicing in the field of painting. We welcome all forms of painting, including oil, watercolour, acrylic, and mixed media

To submit your work:

  • Please send us a single PDF file (under 25MB) to with the subject line "Open Call Submission – [Artist Name]."
  • The file should include the followings:
  • Personal particulars, which include full name, age, gender, nationality, contact information, social media account, and representing gallery with representing year (if any)
  • CV (maximum two pages)
  • Artwork images (up to 10 artworks)
  • Artist statement (maximum 500 words)

Selection Process:

Our dedicated team will carefully review all submissions, and artists selected for participation will be notified via email. We deeply value the unique expression of each artist and commit to giving every submission thoughtful consideration. Please note, due to the high volume of entries, we are only able to contact successful candidates. If you do not hear from us within 8 weeks of your submission, we regret to inform you that your application has not been selected on this occasion. We encourage you to continue your artistic endeavours and hope you will consider applying to future opportunities with YA! Young Art.


Join Our Community:

We eagerly anticipate discovering your talent and introducing you to our community of art enthusiasts. By joining the YA! family, your art will not only gain visibility but also make a lasting impact in the art world.

Contact Us:

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