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The Artist and Leisure Painter Open Art Competition and Exhibition in partnership with Patchings Art Centre 2018

Posted on Thu 04 Jan 2018

Call for entries to our 2018 Open Art Competition is now open!

We invite artists fo all abilities to enter our 2018 open art competition for the chance to win art prizes worth over £17,500 and to see your work exhibited at Patchings Art Centre from July 12 to August 12, 2018.

To enter please click here and add either three or six entries in your category of choice to your basket: Leisure Painter category is for amateur and hobby painters and The Artist category is for more experienced painters up to professional artists.

Following payment you will receive a confirmation of your order. You will also receive an email within the next hour with details of how to access our competition upload site. The email will contain a unique link to your competition registration.

After confirming your email address, you will be provided with a unique access code. You will be able to manage your entry immediately but if you wish to come back later you will need your unique code, which will allow you back into the site to upload your entries. Please ensure you make a note of your code.

You can add or amend your entries at any point until you have confirmed your entry by pressing the submit entries button, after which you will no longer be able to make any changes.

Please note that you need to confirm your entry by the closing date of 12 noon on April 13, 2018, for your work to be eligible for judging.

Click here for full terms & conditions, here to find out what you could win and here for FAQs.

Below is Studio Interior with Imac and Air Filter, oil, (76x76cm) by Tom Hughes, winner of The Artist Purchase Prize Award 2107.

The Artist and Leisure Painter Open Art Competition and Exhibition in partnership with Patchings Art Centre 2018