Call For Entries - Visual Art Open Prize
Applications have already started coming in fast for the 2016 Visual Art Open Prize. The competition is open to both amateur and professional artists working in one or more of the following mediums: drawing, printing, painting, sculpture, photography, illustration and digital art. The overall winner of the competition will be awarded a cash prize of £1,000 as well as a stand worth £1,000 (incl lighting) at the Chester Arts Fair 2017.
Revealed - The VAO Judges
Frances Ackland Snow Cliff Richard MBE
Adrian Sumner Karen van Hoey Smith
Each of our four judges have been carefully selected by the VAO to represent a good balance of artists actively working in the international art world, art and antique collectors, and gallery representatives and curators.
For more information about each judge, click HERE where you will be redirected to our JUDGES page.
September - Applications Open Call
31 December - Applications Close
31 March - Finalist Shortlist
31 April - Finalist Jury Score
31 May - Winners Announced
November 2017 - Visual Arts Open Exhibition at Arts Fair
Round 1 of applications for the competition is now open. To apply online click here and you will be re-directed to a form to complete and upload up to five pieces of work. Alternatively, for more information call 01244 893185 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.