Competions & Shows

Events are a bit thin on the ground at the moment but things are beginning to look more positive for next year. We will be updating the list regularly and adding new competitions, art shows and exhibitions as they come through.

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Competitions

Earth Photo

Closing Date: 4th May

First Prize: £250 each category winner

Entry Fee: £15 per entrant, up to 10 works

Media: Photography

Website: www.earthphoto.artopps.co.uk

 

Doncaster Art Fair

Closing Date: 21st May 2021

First Prize: £400

Entry Fee: Free, longlisted artists will be charged £10

Media: Any

Website: www.doncasterartfair.com

 

RA Summer Exhibition 2021

Closing Date: 24th May 2021

First Prize: £25,000

Entry Fee: £35 per entry, 2 max

Media: Any

Website: www.royalacademy.org.uk

 

The Gilchrist Fisher Award

Closing Date: 1st June 2021

First Prize: £6,000

Entry Fee: Free

Media: All except video and installation

Website: www.gilchristfisheraward.co.uk

 

Figurative Art Now

Closing Date: 1st June 2021

First Prize: £5,000

Entry Fee: £15 1 work up to £45 for 4 - Under 30's only

Media: Landscape, any material excluding photography, video, sculpture and digital

Website: www.fan.artopps.co.uk

 

Holly Bush Emerging Woman Painter Prize

Closing Date: 6th June 2021

First Prize: £1,500 plus solo show at Art Space

Entry Fee: £15 up to 2 artworks

Media: Paintings in watercolour, oil, pastel or acrylic.

Website: www.hollybushpaintingprize.com

 

Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize (National Portrait Gallery)

Closing Date: 8th June 2021

First Prize: £15,000

Entry Fee: £20 per photo, max 6

Media: Photography

Website: www.npg.org.uk

 

Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize

Closing Date: 15th June 2021

First Prize: £8,000

Entry Fee: 1 work £20, 3 works £40

Media: Any media considered as drawing

Website: www.tbwdrawingprize.artopps.co.uk

 

 

Sunny Art Centre

Closing Date: 30th June 2021

First Prize: £3000 + solo exhibition

Entry Fee: £25 for one entry, £45 for four

Media:Any

Website: www.sunnyartcentre.co.uk/artprize/

 

Hahnemûhle Painting Competition for 2022 Calendar

Closing Date: 30th June 2021

First Prize: €350 creative package

Entry Fee: Free

Media: 2D on Hahnemûhle or Lana paper

Website: www.hahnemuehle.com/en/painting-competition

 

Red Bull Illume

Adventure and action sports

Closing Date: 31st July 2021

First Prize: Trophies and photographic prizes

Entry Fee: Free

Media: Photography

Website: www.redbullillume.com