Is an Open Competition in the Southwest for artists worldwide.
Entries: Can be in any medium including painting, sculpture, drawing, photography, video, graphics and if not listed that too! There are no size restrictions.
The prestige prizes will be awarded at:
The Wells & Mendip Museum, 8 Cathedral Green, Wells, Somerset, BA5 2UE at 5pm on Thursday, 9 October 2014.
Submissions open: 6th May 2014
Submissions close: 4th September 2014
Online Submissions Only: via http://www.wellsartcontemporary.co.uk
Shortlist selection notification: 15th September 2014
1st Prize: 10-day Solo Exhibition at 45 Park Lane, Mayfair, London, W1K 1PN including an overnight stay for two at 45 Park Lane and an opening night reception/private view with invited press.
2nd Prize: £ 1000:00
3rd Prize: £ 500:00
People’s Choice Award: £ 250:00 (to be awarded at the end of the exhibition)
Up to 3 works may be submitted.
Entry fee is £15 per work
(£12 for current students).
Work will be subject to selection and the judges’ decision will be final.
You will receive notification by 15th September 2014 by email if your work is rejected.
Selected works must be delivered on: Friday 3rd October 2014
To: 8 Cathedral Green, Wells, Somerset, BA5 2UE (01749 673477)
Work may fall into the category of ‘selected but not hung’, as the final hanging will be up to the curators.
All work accepted will be seen and assessed by the judges, even if in the above category.
Selected work will be on display until the end of the exhibition.
Art Works will need to be removed at the end of the exhibition. from the Wells Museum between 27th-28th October 2014 by 3.30pm.
Selected artworks must be delivered to: Wells Museum, 8 Cathedral Green, Wells, BA5 2UE on 3rd October 2014 between: 10 am and 4pm
Open to the public: 10th October 2014
Closes: 26th October 2014
Opening times: 10am – 5pm
The Judging Process:
All works will initially be viewed anonymously online by Prof. Anita Taylor (Founder of the Jerwood Prize), Donald Smith (45 Park Lane Artist) and Prof. Richard Wentworth CBE (Senior Research Professor RCA).
The resulting shortlist is then reviewed by the 45 Park Lane Artists who may revisit all the submissions.100 artworks will be selected for the exhibition. The prizes are agreed after the selected works have been curatored.
WAC 2014 will be Curatored by: Roy Ackerman CBE