October 11, 2017

Open Call | The Derwent Arts Prize

Deadline: 8 May 2018

Description: The contest is organised by the Derwent Cumberland Pencil Company.

Artists are invited to submit up to 6 images. The work entered must be created in pencil (including water-soluble, pastel, graphite, charcoal or coloured pencils). The work must not exceed 182cm in its greatest dimension. There is no minimum size limit. All entered work must have been completed within the last 3 years
Who may enter: The Prize is open to all British and international artists over the age of 18 years old on 1st June 2018.

Entry fees
The entry fee is Β£15 for the first work and Β£5 for additional works.

β€’ First Prize: Β£6,000
β€’ Second Prize: Β£3,500
β€’ Third Prize: Β£1,000
β€’ People’s Choice Award – Exhibition: Β£750
β€’ Young Artist Award – For artists under 25 years: Β£500
β€’ Coloured Pencil Award for Excellence: Β£500

Please visit to learn more about the competition.

Open Call | The Derwent Arts Prize