Art of Black Miami Cover Artwork Competition


The Art of Black Miami issue of MIA Magazine will be a beautiful artistic representation and guide of galleries that represent black artist for Miami visitors and locals. This issue will be published on November 29, 2017.
MIA Magazine and the Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau invite you to enter the Art of Black Miami Cover Competition. In order to have the most creative and impactful cover that truly represents Art of Black Miami, MIA magazine and The Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau are hosting a cover artwork competition. 
The Art of Black Miami is a platform that shines a spotlight on local, national and international aspiring and renowned artists. As part of Art Basel Miami Beach, but continuing year-round, this initiative is a celebration of the abundant artistic diversity found within Miami's mosaic neighborhoods. Experience and interact with new artworks and projects, attend special events, visit pop-up art galleries, meet artists close up and explore the Art of Black Miami distinct and creative venues.


 1 •  Artist must be participants in Art Basel, reside in, and/or have studio space in Miami, FL
   2 •  Competition is open to all 2 and 3 dimensional artists.
   3 •  Competition is open to amateur and professional artists.
   4 •  Photography is included but video is excluded.
   5 •  Files must be in JPG format.
   6 •  Files may not exceed 1MB.
   7 •  Images may only be entered
   8 •  Experimental and mixed techniques are welcome.
   9 •  Artist are limited to submitting 3 images. 

 Submission deadline November 13, 2017.



One winning artist will be selected for the cover of MIA magazine, 3 finalist will be highlighted in the inside of the magazine.

 1.   The winning image will be seen on the cover of MIA magazine’s Art of Black Miami issue, which will be distributed in the Miami Herald on Wednesday, November 29th.

 2.   MIA magazine and the Greater Miami Visitors and Conventions Bureau  (GMCVB) will promote the winning results via; press release, social media and GMCVB’s website.
Please enter your details here.

Artists who submit their artwork to the MIA Media & Communications Group, LLC (MMCG) and Greater Miami and Convention and Visitors Bureau (GMCVB) for an art competition and have any of their submitted artwork chosen for participation in the subsequent MIA Magazine published on November 29th, 2017 and art exhibition agree to the following; That MMCG/GMCVB be granted usage of the chosen artwork, only for display, marketing and promotional purposes for that publication and art exhibition, and for any future MMCG/GMCVB themed art exhibitions and that usage of that image(s) is limited to any MMCG/GMCVB press releases, MMCG/GMCVB event presentations, MMCG/GMCVB articles, MMCG/GMCVB graphics, MMCG/GMCVB slide shows, MMCG/GMCVB presentations, MMCG/GMCVB event materials and for use on the MMCG/GMCVB websites and social media sites.
The artist further agrees that MMCG/GMCVB can maintain an archive of the chosen artwork for the purpose of a historical documentation and as a record of past themed shows. This archive will be available for public viewing and be limited to the MMCG/GMCVB websites and social media sites. MMCG/GMCVB will credit each image creator with their Artist Name, File Name and the Artist Website, if applicable. The Artist shall maintain all copyrights of any images that are submitted to MMCG/GMCVB.
No resale of or exchange of images will occur by MMCG/GMCVB. All images contained herein or attached to this website are the property of the artist and the artist retains the sole copyright and all applicable rights to said images. No images may be copied or downloaded from this website.



If you have questions regarding the competition theme or rules, please contact us at 305-412-9600 Ext - 700 or