At least 10 artworks will be chosen for 1 month exposition at Beau-Rivage Hotel 5* in Geneva, Switzerland.

Awards – Money Prizes for the first three place winners:

1st Place: 500 USD

2nd Place: 200 USD

3rd Place: 100 USD 

Merit Awards: Free Entry to the next competition

Certificates of Participation

All accepted to the online exhibition artworks will be displayed with the creator’s link to social media and will receive extensive promotion. 


We are currently accepting entries for November 2023 “Open” Art Competition with a PHYSICAL EXHIBITION at one of the most luxurious hotels in Geneva – Beau-Rivage Hotel 5* organized during the Art Auctions time.

The theme is “Open”, show us your best artwork in any medium or style.

We would like to offer a maximum flexibility, you can win one of the money prizes without having to participate in the physical exhibition.

The artworks for the physical exhibition will be selected by the panel of Juries from the hotel under “Exhibition at Beau-Rivage” category and may or may not include the first 3 place winners of this art competition.

Important Dates:

Deadline to apply – October 9th, 2023, midnight

Results announced on our website & start of the online exhibition: October 13th, 2023

Artwork selected for the physical exhibition must be shipped to BeauRivage Geneva before: October 30th. 2023

Exhibition Opening Event at BeauRivage: November 2nd, 2023

Artworks on Display untill: December 1st, 2023

Artworks shipped back / collected by: December 17th, 2023

Eligibility – All artists over 18 years old may enter.

Media – sculptures and 2D works in all types of media, including photography

Format – We are accepting photo content, Video art is not accepted this time. You can enter the contest multiple times.

Rules for the physical exhibition- artworks must not exceed these dimensions: L100 x H100 x W 5 cm

Sculptures must not exceed these dimensions: 1,5 m high and 1,5 m large maximum, 100kg maximum

All the selected 2D artworks will be displayed on tripod easels, no wall hanging.

Administration Cost of Entry – Until September 22nd: 50 USD for up to 2 artworks. From September 23rd  to October 9th: 70 USD for up to 2 artworks.

Judging Criteria – Creativity, originality, unique and innovative execution, aesthetic impression, and overall original impact of the approach. As well as, quality of pictures.

Juror: Hanna & Charles Bailly, founders of Bailly Gallery Geneva, General Manager of Beau-Rivage Hotel, Inna Wars, fine artist and curator.

Sales – If a sale happens as a result of the physical exhibition a commission of 30% will be charged.

If you would like to participate in the competition, but NOT interested in physical exhibition, please state: “No Expo” in the “Artwork Price” field in the application form.

Image Requirements-

– Image should not exceed 2MB.

– Image should be in jpeg format.

– File should be labeled as Example: colors_peter_smith.jpeg

– Image should be clear and in focus, this represents your work and it will be displayed / judged the same way it is received.

Please Request your Certificates of Participation by email, after results of the competition have been announced.


  • The artist is responsible for shipping costs of the artwork to and from our exhibition location. Please make sure to include a package box that can be re-used for shipping back and prepaid return label. Artwork received without prepaid return label will not be shipped back. Drop-off and pick up in person is available.
  • Influence Gallery and Beau-Rivage hotel ensures care and custody of the works received, however we decline any responsibility for damage to the artworks, theft or loss by the courier and during the detention of the works. The artist is the only one responsible for taking insurance for artworks during the entire period of physical exhibition, including the delivery.

By sending your application, you agree to the conditions stated above.

Use Bitly: for long Web addresses please use Bitly to shorten your link

If not interested in the physical exhibition, also state “No Expo” in the field above.

– Image should not exceed 2MB.
– Image should be in jpeg format.
– Image should not contain any frame or watermark.
– Image or video file should be labeled as your name and artwork name. Example: colors_peter_smith.jpeg
– Image and video should be clear and in focus, this represents your work and it will be displayed the same way it is received.

By clicking accept, you, the applicant, agrees to allow Influence Gallery to use your images and videos for the following purposes: online exhibition, future contests marketing, promotional, and display purposes. You, the applicant, agrees to allow Influence Gallery to archive your image on our website and social media channels. All the provided information: your images, name and your social media channels or website or contact information, when applicable, will be available for public viewing on our website. The applicant shall maintain all copyrights of any image or content that they submit to Influence Gallery. Images shall not be resold, exchanged or copied. By participating in the Influence Gallery online contests, the applicant acknowledges their unconditional acceptance of the  Terms and Conditions.

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