The Artist 90th anniversary celebration painting competitions - June 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.


Steven Spurrier featured in our March 1931 launch issue

See his sketch, The Dean's Elbow, below.

This month's key event:

In June 1931, Salvador Dalí opened his second solo exhibition at the Pierre Colle Gallery in Paris. 

YOUR JUNE CHALLENGE: Be inspired by the Surrealists to paint from your imagination

Paint from your imagination 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: 31/07/2021

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