The Artist 90th anniversary celebration painting competitions - December 2021


To celebrate The Artist’s 90th year, we invite all artists to join in with our series of monthly challenges. Simply draw or paint an image in any media, inspired by some of the key events throughout 1931, the year of our launch.

An etching by Ian Strang which featured in our March 1931 launch issue

This month's key event:

In December 1931, New York's Metropolitan Opera broadcast an entire opera over the radio.

YOUR MONTHLY CHALLENGE: Paint on the theme of, or an image inspired by music.


Enter your best drawing or painting on the theme of music for the chance to win *vouchers worth £50 to spend on your choice of art & craft books from Search Press.

*For details of how the vouchers can be used, please see the specific terms for this competition, above right.

We have created a step-by-step guide on how to enter our image-based competitions which can be found by clicking here, should you need it.

Closing date: 31/01/2022

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