Flow Photo

Photographers, both amateur and professional, are invited to submit up to four photographs or films for the inaugural edition of Flow Photo. The national photography competition and exhibition, developed by Future Water Association and supported by the Canal & River Trust, aims to raise awareness and encourage debate about water and waterways in all aspects as seen through the photographer and film-maker’s lens.

ING Discerning Eye 2018

The ING Discerning Eye Exhibition has established an outstanding reputation among artists, collectors and enthusiasts for its unique curatorial approach. ING has proudly supported the exhibition for 20 years, which provides, a rare opportunity for works by lesser-known artists to be hung alongside contributions from internationally recognised names. The selected works will be shown in an exhibition at The Mall Galleries, London from Thursday 15 November - Sunday 25 November 2018. Artists are invited to submit up to six works in a variety of media: painting, print, sculptures, drawing and photography are all accepted. These works must be for sale, and should not exceed 20” (50 cm) in their largest dimension. Initial entry is by optional online registration, though artists who prefer not to register online beforehand may still enter and hand in their works at a regional submission point.

The Royal Society of Sculptors – Membership Application

The Royal Society of Sculptors invites professional artists who work in three dimensions as a significant part of their practice to apply for Membership. Successful applicants will demonstrate a high level of expertise, experience, and contemporary understanding; their work must contribute to the language of sculpture. Membership applications are reviewed twice per year, March and September and selection is by majority vote by the sculptor members of the Society’s Council.

The Wells Art Contemporary Awards

The Wells Art Contemporary (WAC) Awards is an international open competition for contemporary visual art which has already established a strong presence in the London art world and which is drawing artists from places as diverse as Australia, Azerbaijan, India, Italy, Korea, Japan and the United States. Open to artists working in painting, sculpture, drawing, photography, installation or video, the WAC Awards aims to promote and celebrate the diversity of the visual art scene both nationally and internationally.

The Sunday Times Watercolour Competition

Now in its 31st year, The Sunday Times Watercolour Competition is the largest and most prestigious prize for contemporary watercolour painting in the UK. Whether it be through abstract or figurative, contemporary or traditional, the competition aims to celebrate and redefine the beauty and diversity of watercolour and water-based media. Open to all UK-based artists, the competition offers a generous range of prizes including a First Prize of £6000, Second Prize of £3000 and Third Prize of £1000.

EARTH PHOTO: CALL FOR ENTRIES

Photographers, both amateur and professional, are invited to submit up to ten photographs or films for the inaugural edition of Earth Photo. The international photography competition and exhibition, developed jointly by Forestry Commission England and the Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers), aims to enable a better understanding of the world around us through project partners’ complementary disciplines of Geography and the Environment. Earth Photo will focus on four key themes - People, Nature, Place and Change.

Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2018: Call for Entries

The Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize, previously known as Jerwood Drawing Prize, is open to UK-based drawing practitioners, from student to established. This open exhibition is a platform for all drawing practitioners in the UK to showcase their work alongside leading contemporary artists in the field. An independent panel of selectors will select up to 70 drawings for an exhibition that will launch at Trinity Buoy Wharf, a thriving centre for the arts and creative industries. The exhibition will subsequently tour to venues nationwide. A First Prize of £8,000; Second Prize of £5,000; and a Student Award of £2,000 will be awarded at a private ceremony at Trinity Buoy Wharf in September 2018.

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