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Visual Art Open 2019
The VAO art competition is a not for profit event open to both amateur and professional artists based in the UK and internationally. The aim is to give artists the ultimate platform to develop their passion and career in the arts sector. Finalists will benefit from exhibiting, selling and showcasing their work to art critics and art buyers alike.
All artists both UK & International are invited to apply for the Visual Art Open Prize, to win cash prizes of £1,000, plus a solo exhibition, and mentoring package. The primary goal of the awards is to reveal and promote unknown artists who are yet to establish their profile in the contemporary art world. Finalists will also be invited to exhibit at Chester Arts Fair 2019.
There are five categories to apply to:- Painting / Mixed Media / Printmaking – Illustration / Drawing – Sculpture – Photography – Young Artist (Under 24)
Cost – £15.00 per submission. £10.00 for entrants under 24 years old
No age restrictions – all welcome to apply
Applications close 12th Dec 18. Artists are invited to apply online at www.visualartopen.com.
Contest Prize & TERMS
- Cash prize of £1,000.00 to support the production of new works.
- Commercial mentoring package.
- Exclusive solo show.
- Exhibition space at Chester Art Fair
£250.00 will also be awarded for each winning category Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.
COPYRIGHT: VAO respects your rights and does not claim copyright for works you submit to the contest. You will retain full copyright in each entry. USAGE RIGHTS: All entries will be used across publicity for the VAO including social media, and finalist entries will be displayed at the VAO finalist exhibition taking place in November 2019.
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