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INNOVATIONS 2023, the International Society of Experimental Artists (ISEA) 32nd annual open juried exhibition and symposium

Presented by Cultural Center of Cape Cod and International Society of Experimental Artists, Inc. at International Society of Experimental Artist, Inc.

Apr 01 - 30 2023
INNOVATIONS 2023, the International Society of Experimental Artists (ISEA) 32nd annual open juried exhibition and symposium

ISEA will co-host INNOVATIONS 2023, its 32nd annual international open juried exhibition, partnering with the Cultural Center of Cape Cod. The exhibition will run from September 12 to October 7, 2023. ISEA offers over $14,000 USD in awards.

Entry for this exhibition will begin April 1 to 30, 2023 through

ISEA offers over $14,000 USD in awards for outstanding submitted works!  ISEA produces a beautiful full color catalog of each INNOVATIONS exhibition. All ISEA members and all non-member artists accepted into the exhibition will receive a copy of the catalog.

Our educational symposium, held in conjunction with this exhibition, will also be held at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod, September 18 through 22,

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Submit your work

You will need to create a profile on CaFÉ to submit your work if you have not already done so.

Applying to the Call for Entry

As you prepare to enter your work through CaFÉ', here is a link to one of their educational videos on how to sign in and upload files. Cafe' Entry for Artists

From there you will be able to click a button for "MORE INFO" to access the details and rules, or "APPLY NOW" to apply.
Within the submission process, a written statement about "why this piece of art was experimental for you" is required. These statements are used to further ISEA aims of educating the public about the nature of experimental art, and enhancing how experimental artists are valued in their communities. (1000 characters or less.) It is best if this is written up on a document in advance so you can edit it and copy and paste into your entry.
Cost is $55 for non ISEA members, $30.00 for members using the membership code during the payment process

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ISEA invites all artists and collaborative groups of artists, 18 years of age and older, to submit one work of art created in the past three years to this call. The submission deadline is April  30, 2023. All media are welcome. ISEA focuses on experimentation and exploration in the visual arts. All artists are asked to submit a short (1000 characters or less) statement of how the submitted work was experimental in the context of their artistic practice.

Here are the key dates:

Intake:  April 1 through April 30, 2023
Jurying:  May 5 through May 10, 2023
"Invitations to Participate" sent:  May 15, 2023
Shipping work to venue: September 1 through 8, 2023
Digital artworks created in real-time by computerized or electronic components must arrive at the gallery between September 1and 8, 2023.
Hand deliveries accepted at venue: September 10th, 8am to noon
Exhibition awards determined:  September 11, 2023
Public reception:  September 18, 2023
Awards presented: September 22, 2023 at the symposium
Exhibition duration:  September 12 through October 7, 2023

If you have questions, please contact:

Steven Purtee Intake Co-Chair:  or by phone: 1- (914) 734-2930 or June Galaz, Intake Co-Chair: by phone: 1- (713) 882-6987

The International Society of Experimental Artists (ISEA), a global organization with approximately 500 members, was founded in 1991 to offer artists a society that celebrates the creation of art through innovation and experimentation.

ISEA 's Mission is to enthusiastically embrace creative thinking, imagination and experimentation.  ISEA’s mission is to promote public interest in experimental art, and encourage and support artists’ creative journeys through exhibition, education and communication.

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* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


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