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PRIZE FUND & KEY DATES

There are five key categories for entrants to apply to: ​​

  • Painting & Mixed Media & Printmaking

  • Illustration & Drawing

  • Sculpture

  • Photography / Digital Art 

  • Young Artist (16 - 24 years old)

 

CATEGORIES

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VAO2022 PRIZE FUND WORTH £10,000


Overall Winner Receives:

  • £2,000 Cash Prize

  • Certificate of Achievement 

  • Premium Annual Membership with the Visual Artists Association

  • Annual Mentorship Programme 

  • Momentum Programme 

  • Solo Show/Art Exhibition in London

  • Art Voucher or Art Supplies

All Category Winners Receives:

  • £250 Cash Prize 

  • Premium Annual Membership with the Visual Artists Association

  • Art Exhibition of Finalists in London

  • Additional Online Promotion 

  • Certificate of Achievement 

All Finalists will be awarded:

  • Additional Online Promotion 

  • Certificate of Achievement​

ALL SUBMISSIONS will receive promotion on social media and email coverage to 60,000, plus an invitation to the annual show.

KEY DATES VAO2022

Announcements

 

Stage 1 - Longlisted Artists Announced – July 2022

 

Stage 2 - Finalists Announced – August 2022

Winners Announced at Finalist Exhibition - November 2022

Finalist Exhibition

Private Viewing  - Thursday 10th November - 6 - 9 pm

 

Public Opening - 11th – 12th November -11am -7 pm

Gallery viewings will be held at:

Unit 1 Gallery | Workshop

Unit 1, 1 Bard Road

London W10 6TP

Nearest underground stations:
Latimer Road & Shepherd’s Bush

Unit 1 Gallery | Workshop – Contemporary Art Gallery and Working Studios in London (unit1gallery-workshop.com)

VAO 2023 - DATES COMING SOON