You asked for it, so we’re giving it to you! We’ve extended our OPEN CALL!

Artists by nature are procrastinators. We understand, you can’t rush inspiration. Many of you have asked for an extension to the open call, so we’re giving you until Nov. 15th to get your best work to us!

This is your chance to be selected to exhibit with our amazing artists at the official EMPTY KINGDOM and SELECT FAIR ART BASEL Miami exhibition!

Amanda Elizabeth Joseph (April 2012, July 2011), Andreas Englund (December 2012, March 2012, August 2011), Erin M. Riley (December 2012, Scott Hove (May 2013, March 2011, April 2010), and Shawn Barber (July 2013, July 2011) will be exhibiting their work for the show, so this IS the opportunity that you don’t want to miss! Did we mention that all of the artists have been on our TOP 100 list at one point or another? BOOYAH!

The EK/SELECT exhibition will be held in the infamous South Beach area of Miami, Florida at the Catalina Hotel where we’ll be carrying out a complete art take over! The entire Catalina Hotel building will function as one high-energy, collective gallery, transforming 64 rooms into individual galleries for a unique and intimate art experience.

This is an exclusive opportunity to have your work exhibited alongside established artists featured on EK in one of the world’s most recognized art events! EK will be selecting up to 5-10 artists for this awesome opportunity!





  • $35.00 USD flat submission fee via PayPal for up to 5 art pieces per submission.
  • Individuals may submit extra art pieces for an extra $10.00 USD EACH after exceeding the initial 5 art piece limit.
  • Selected artists will cover their own transportation to and from the EK/SELECT FAIR show.
  • Transportation of the art pieces to and from the EK/SELECT FAIR show will be provided by EK.
  • SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Friday, November 15th, 2013 (11/15/2013) – 11:59PM (US-Pacific Standard Time)

All SUBMISSION ENTRIES and FEES must be submitted before or by the stated DEADLINE!




IMPORTANT INFORMATION (Please read carefully):
All submission entries must be sent to
Please take in to consideration the following guidelines when sending a direct email submission:

• Enter in SUBJECT LINE: “Submission for EK SELECT
(All submitters who DO NOT enter the specific title for the SUBJECT LINE will not be considered)
• Bio/Resume
• Artist Statement
• Link to an online portfolio specifically stating which pieces will be up for consideration (OR) attached images of your work in JPEG, GIF or PNG format (at least 600 pixels wide or larger)
• Contact information: personal email + phone number + PayPal email (if different from personal email)
• All submitters MUST make their payment via PayPal for $35.00 USD for up to 5 art pieces for consideration.
• Extra art pieces may be submitted for a fee of $10.00 USD EACH after exceeding the initial 5 art piece limit.
(All submitters must specify in the body of the email the number of extra art pieces that will be submitted for consideration)
• All payments MUST be made within 24 hours of emailing EK your official submission entry.
• All submitters MUST provide the PayPal Transaction ID in the submission email.


EK Art Basel 2013 Open Call

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Friday, November 15th, 2013 (11/15/2013) – 11:59PM (US-Pacific Standard Time)

All SUBMISSION ENTRIES and FEES must be submitted before or by the stated DEADLINE!




SELECT FAIR background:

“SELECT FAIR MIAMI is a contemporary art fair featuring the work of only the best selected galleries, collectives, print publishers and solo artists. SELECT is focused on introducing progressive concepts in art to the international community and providing a platform for acquiring dynamic new works of art.

SELECT is proud to showcase a wide variety of marketable works more indicative to the expanding boundaries present in the contemporary art world. While at SELECT you can expect to view painting, sculpture, photography, video, fiber art, performance art, ceramics, installations, street art, outsider art, etc.

SELECT is centrally located on the highly popular Collins avenue strip. Our prime location puts us just two blocks from Art Basel and the Convention Center and one block from the sands of South Beach.

We are also conveniently located just blocks from Aqua Art Miami, Design Miami, The Bass Museum of Art, INK Fair and Untitled Fair. We are also steps away from other notable hotels such as: The W, The Dorset, The Shelbourne, The Ritz-Carlton, and The Setai.

Combined with the Catalina’s central location on Collins Avenue, SELECT Fair is guaranteed to be the most dynamic and eventful satellite fair in South Beach.”