Art Competition Visual Art Open
The VAO art competition is currently running in its fifth consecutive year and is open to both amateur and professional artists. The primary goal of the awards is to reveal and establish artists’ profiles in the contemporary art world.
Painting & Mixed Media & Printmaking
Illustration & Drawing
Photography / Digital Art
Deadlines and important dates
Key Dates VAO21
1st October 2020 – Applications Open
15th December 2020 – Phase One Applications Close
8th January 2021 – Phase Two Applications Open
15th March 2021 – Phase Two Applications Close
Overall Winner Receives:
• Cash prize
• Solo Show at Deepbridge Chester Arts Fair
• Annual Mentorship Programme
• International Online Global Art Exhibition of Finalists
• Free Career Development Talks
• 20% Discount with Cass Art
All Category Winners Receives:
• £250 cash prize
• Finalists will be exhibited at Deepbridge Chester Arts Fair
ALL SUBMISSIONS will receive promotion on social media and email coverage to 50,000, plus an invitation to the annual show.
How to enter
Please check with the competition organisation to see what the current regulations are regarding the Covid19 Pandemic.
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