Deadline: early 10 May 2020
Call for entries

REA! International Emerging Artists Fair

Milan, Italy – Fabbrica Del Vapore
30th October – 1 November 2020

Application fee: 15 eur


Art. 1 -Mission REA! ARTE Cultural Association is announcing an art fai raimed at promoting and exhibiting Emerging Artists. The competition entails the selection of 100 artists from 7 categories Painting/ Drawing/Photography/Video & Performance/Sculpture Mixed Media / Design/Digital Art/Street Art.
The Art fair will be held in Milan, Italy, at the “Fabbrica del Vapore”, from 30th October to 1st November 2020.

Art. 2 -EligibilityThis open call is open to all contemporary artists.

Art. 3 –Registration Terms and ConditionsArtists wishing to submit an artwork must registerby 1st of July 2020 using one of the following methods:
a)ONLINEThe registration form is accessible at: The form allows you to select the category and upload your artwork example.
b)SHIPMENT BY POST, COURIER OR HAND DELIVERYThe shipment addressedtothe head office of the Associazione Culturale REA ARTE, Via Ruggero Boscovich 14 -20124 Milano –ITALIA must contain:-a short biographical statement-a picture of each artwork (maximum size: 20x30cm), including the artist’s name and surname, country, title, size, technique, year on the back side of the picture

Art. 4 –Application FeeThe registration fee, which covers part of the organizing costs, is Euros 15 (fifteen) for the Early Bird Applications –until May 10th Euros 30 (thirty) for Regular application–until 1stof July. The registration fee should be paid in Euros, and applicants are responsible for paying any bank fees or commission.Fees are not refundable. The acceptable payment methods are:-Online by credit cardvia PayPal on (if the card is not registered in the artist’s name, please write both the name of the holder and the name of the artist at
For Bank transfers please send an email for Application inquiry to
Bank transferto: REA ARTEwith the reference “Open Call” and artist’sdetails. Bank details: UBI Banca, filiale di Milano, ITALY IBAN IT12N0311101603000000005121-Bic/Swift BLOPIT22769

Art. 5 -ImagesWorks of art entered in the Art Fair categories will be published onlineon the REA website and social media channels. At no additional cost, each artist will have a personal page featuring the artwork in the contest, and up to three other artworks that complement it along with descriptions.

Art. 6 –Selection A seven-member curatorial panel will select the worksand participating artists. After the initial short-listing of the submissions, selected artists will be asked to send their original artworks to be included in the exhibitionnot later than October 1st2020.All transportation costs (delivery of the artwork to the Organization premises and its return to the artist) shall be covered by the participants.

Art. 11 -Deadlines
Registration Early Bird Deadline –10th May 2020
Registration Deadline –1st July 2020
Announcement of the 100 selected finalists -the 20th July 2020

Art Fair -from 30th Octoberto 1st November 2020
Opening Ceremony -Friday, 30th October 2020

Art. 13 –Liability and InsuranceThe organization, Associazione Culturale REA ARTE, will ensure the greatest care of the artworks in its custody. However, it will not be liable for theft, fire or any damages to artworks or people that might occur during the organization of the event. Any insurance request should be submitted directly by the participants.The chosen artists will sign a consignment contract with REA ARTE for the specific number of artworks. The consignment contract further specifies that for all in-fair transactions there is 35% sales commission on behalf of REA ARTE.

Art. 14 –AgreementParticipants authorize the Associazione Culturale REAARTEand its legal representative to use their personal data according to the Italian privacy law (Legislative Decree 675/96 et seq. 196/2003), including the entry into databanks managed by the organization. Participants shall grant all reproduction rights to the submitted artworks and texts, free of charge, to the Associazione Culturale REA ARTE and its legal representative, for the publication of the catalogue, publication on the fairwebsite and any other forms of communication, promotion and activities of the Organization. Submitted materials will not be returned. The Fairorganizers have the right to make a final decision on any matter that is not specified in these competition rules. The Organization reserves the right to amend these competition rules whennecessary. Registering and participating in the competition implies the knowledge and total acceptance of these rules.