Established in 2012 by artists for artists, Wells Art Contemporary is an open competition promoting visual art. It has a growing reputation for supporting creatives, promoting their work, and putting together a well-curated annual exhibition.
This year's exhibition will take place in Wells Cathedral (Somerset, UK) from 28 August to 26 September 2021, giving contemporary artists the opportunity to display cutting-edge work within this architectural masterpiece, which welcomes 300,000 visitors a year.
The following prizes will be awarded:
☑️ Howden Art Award: £2,000
☑️ People’s Choice Prize: £500
☑️ Grace Student Awards: £100 to three students
☑️ JGM Gallery Prize: an online showcase from the gallery
☑️ NG Creative Art Residency: a two-week placement in Provence
☑️ Parker Harris Mentoring Prize: one-to-one mentoring
☑️ Somerset Art Works Festival Award: exhibition in the 2022 Festival
To show your work in the beautiful Wells Cathedral, win a wide range of prizes + meet collectors and curators and gain recognition, you can enter online: https://wac.artopps.co.uk/
The deadline is 25 May 2021 and the entry fee is £12 to £15 (with 100 free entries for students).