Arts Derbyshire


Call for Art. Only 2 Weeks Left

Deadline: Midnight 23rd March

Join the 7th Visual Art Open Competition
All UK & International artists are invited to apply for the Visual Art Open Awards 2022. Presented by the Visual Artists Association.

Categories for submissions are:

  • Painting & Mixed Media & Printmaking
  • Photography/ Digital Art
  • Drawing &Illustration
  • Sculpture
  • Drawing Young Artist (16-24 years old)
The prestigious VAO 2022 Awards is now in its seventh edition
and to celebrate we have increased the Prize Fund

VAO22 PRIZE FUND £10,000:

Overall Winner Receives:
  • £2,000 Cash Prize
  • Certificate of Achievement
  • Premium Annual Membership with the Visual Artists Association
  • Annual Mentorship Programme
  • Momentum Programme
  • Solo Show/Art Exhibition in London
  • Art Voucher or Art Supplies

All Category Winners Receives:

  • £250 Cash Prize
  • Premium Annual Membership with the Visual Artists Association
  • Art Exhibition of Finalists in London
  • Additional Online Promotion
  • Certificate of Achievement
All Finalists will be awarded:​
  • Additional Online Promotion
  • Certificate of Achievement​

ALL SUBMISSIONS will receive promotion on social media and email coverage to 60,000, plus an invitation to the annual show.


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