The Spectrum Art Award is a national competition, created to celebrate the creative excellence of artists on the autistic spectrum. It is open to all UK adults over the age of 18 who identify as being on the autistic spectrum and for work in any medium. Submission is free.
The Award is now open for submissions until 31st July 2021. The award will recognise the achievements of 5 selected finalists equally; each finalist will win £5,000 and an opportunity to have their work exhibited and advanced in its most suitable form. All five will also receive invaluable professional mentoring, curatorial and PR support.
Critically acclaimed artists and photographers Larry Achiampong, Alison Wilding and John Hooper will be joining the judging panel along with Spectrum Art Award finalist 2020, Janice Hughes.