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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)

 

Artists are only permitted to enter 5 artworks into the competition at a cost of £20 for 1st submission and £10 per additional artwork, totalling a maximum of £60. Young Artists under the age of 24 pay £15 for 1st submission and £10 per additional artwork, totalling a maximum of £55 for 5 artworks entered.  

 

Application Pricing Structure:

1 Artwork     =  £20 / £15*

2 Artworks   =  £30 / £25*

3 Artworks   =  £40 / £35*

4 Artworks   =  £50 / £45*

5 Artworks   =  £60 / £55*                                                            *Price for young artists under 24 years olds

 

CATEGORIES

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VAO2023PRIZE 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

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 VAO2023

VAO23 NOW OPEN

Phase 1 - Applications Open - 3rd October 2022

Phase 1 - Applications Close - 12th December 2022