Friend of the Artist publishes in a quarterly art book and online expo with other artists from the US and beyond. Accepted artists will have at least one work in the expo and a published two page spread of three pieces, artist statement, location, and contact information. Friend of the Artist prints printed on premium color paper and distributed in print through booksellers like Amazon and are available in catalogs for libraries and bookstores.

Each artists selected by the juror will also have a their work included in FOA's online expo and will have an individual artist profile which is customization to include videos, additional work, and information they want to include that support their work and to sell their work.


Application for Volume 6

Print Publication with Worldwide Distribution

FOA is publication dedicated to promoting the work of emerging and professional artists from around the world. Our quarterly publication includes the work of artists who work in a variety of mediums, informative articles that provoke conversations, and 3 artists interviews. Accepted artists will have a four page spread of their work, information, and artist statement.

Our carefully designed publications are printed on premium color paper and distributed in print through booksellers like Amazon and are available in catalogs for libraries and bookstore distribution.

Selected Artists Receive

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  • 3 works published
  • 1 digital copy of Volume 6
  • Social media post on Instagram and Facebook
  • Unique promo code discount for family and friends
  • Free digital access to future publications

Submission Fee

$25 for 5 Images


March 25, 2018 (midnight, CST)

Eligible Artists

Artists of all academic disciples are welcome to apply. This includes painting, sculpture, photography, installation, new media, and performance art.


    We try to make the process simple. Please follow the steps below:

    1. Fill Out Application

    2. Pay Submission Fee

    3. Email Images (see instructions below)

    Step One: Fill Out Application

    Name *
    City, state, and country (if outside the US)
    Please keep statement under 500 characters. If selected, this will be the statement published.
    In 300 characters or less, please highlight main CV points such as education, exhibitions, teaching positions, awards, etc.

    Step Two: Pay Submission Fee

    Submission fee is $25 for up to 5 images. Click button below to make payment.

    Pay Submission Fee

    Step Three: Email Images

    Each applicant can email 5 images of their work. Before sending images, please check the following to make sure your image meets the requirements. Because these will be printed, we need high quality image files.

    Image Email Requirements:

    • File at least 1MB (300 DPI preferred)
    • Titled in the following format: "LastName_FirstName_ImageTitle_Year"
    • No links to images (Google Drive, Dropbox, etc). If images are too big to send in one email, please send in batches
    • In body of email, include title, size, year, and medium for each work