The showcase for international contemporary art
This annual competition has become nationally prestigious in a remarkably short space of time. The London exhibition held by this open competition’s winners over the last two years has opened doors
Any media – painting, sculpture, drawing, photography, video, graphics. There are no size restrictions
The cash and prestige prizes of the Wells Art Contemporary OPEN COMPETITION 2014 will be awarded at the Wells & Mendip Museum around 5pm on Thursday, 9 October 2014 and are:
FIRST PRIZE – The 45 Park Lane Art Prize, comprising an overnight stay at 45 Park Lane in London, an opening night reception/private view with invited press and a 10-day solo exhibition.
WAC Wells Art Contemporary Prize – £1000
WAC Wells Art Contemporary 2nd Prize – £500
The People’s Choice (to be awarded at the end of the exhibition) – £250
In addition to the prizes outlined above, the WELLS ART CONTEMPORARY OPEN Prize provides artists with:
- The opportunity to display work in an open submission to respected artists & curators
- Online exhibition of selected artist works on the WELLS ART CONTEMPORARY website
- Invitations to speak about your work with potential collectors.
- Media coverage of the prizes and press
WE ARE VERY EXCITED TO BE ABLE TO ANNOUNCE THE 2014 JUDGES:
ANITA TAYLOR, DONALD SMITH & RICHARD WENTWORTH CBE