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The Derwent Art Prize aims to reward excellence by showcasing the very best 2D & 3D artworks created in pencil or coloured pencil as well as water soluble, pastel, graphite and charcoal by British and International artists.
Derwent, the internationally renowned fine art brand, are proud to announce that the sixth instalment of the Derwent Art Prize is now open for entries!
The Derwent Art Prize was conceived in 2012 and aims to reward excellence by showcasing the very best artworks created in pencil by British and International artists.
The exhibition at Gallery@OXO in central London will be from 24 February – 6 March 2022.
Artists are invited to submit up to 6 images. The selectors are aware that some work may not lend itself to reproduction and wish to reassure artists that there may be opportunities to view actual works.
Artists can enter online. If artists are unable to enter online please contact email@example.com for further details.
Artists are required to submit the following:
- The completed online entry form
- Images of up to 6 recent works, in digital format (jpg, max. 1MB file size)
- A non-refundable application fee
Following the selection process, all artists will be notified by 17 January 2022. Artists who have not heard by this date should contact Parker Harris, organisers of The Derwent Art Prize at firstname.lastname@example.org, call + 44 (0) 20 3653 0896 or check the website for further details.
From the open submission applications the panel will select approximately 80 works for exhibition. The artists selected for the final exhibition will be contacted by Parker Harris with full delivery details for their work.
Opportunity is About:
Candidates should be from:
Description of Ideal Candidate:
The Competition is open to all living artists over the age of 18 years old on 1st January 2022 and entries are permitted from the following geographical regions: Europe, North America, South America, Africa, Asia (participating countries: China, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, Taiwan, South Korea, India, Pakistan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Taiwan and Thailand), The Middle East (participating countries: United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Israel, Kuwait, Jordan, Egypt, Bahrain, Oman, Jordan) and Oceania (Australia, New Zealand). Previous prize winners of the Derwent Art Prize are eligible for entry to this competition.
Deadline: January 04, 2022
Cost/funding for participants:
A total prize fund of £12,500 is awarded at the Private View at Gallery@OXO, London. Prizes are as follows:
- First Prize £4,000 plus a year’s supply of Derwent products**
- Second Prize £2,000
- Young Artist First Prize (For artists under 25 years) £4,000 *
- Young Artist Second Prize (For artists under 25 years) £2,000
- People’s Choice Award £500
In addition, we are delighted to announce that all the First and Second prize winners will receive a special box of Derwent Lightfast Pencils. The revolutionary core is resistant to prolonged colour change ensuring artwork will not fade for up to 100 years under museum conditions.
*We will be announcing additional special awards for the Young Artist winner shortly.
**Up to a monthly value of £50 (including postage).