The WAC Awards is an open competition for contemporary visual art that is gaining praise and respect in Britain and abroad. It was established in 2012 by a group of artists and their friends in Wells, the beautiful cathedral city in the South-West of England. But an idea that came to life around kitchen and dining tables has already established a strong presence in the London art world and is drawing artists from places as diverse as Australia, Azerbaijan, India, Italy, Korea, Japan and the United States, as well as all over Britain.
Deadline for entry is Monday 2 July 2018: 5:00pm
Submission is via online entry.
The competition is open to all artists aged 18 and over and from all over the UK and the world.
Artists may enter up to three works.
Entries can be any medium – painting, sculpture, drawing, photography, installation or video. Work should not exceed 2m in any dimension when framed.
We regret that we cannot exhibit digital work unless all necessary equipment is provided by the artist (for example: monitors, screens, DVD players, headphones etc)
Entry Fee is £15 per work or £12 per work for current students.
For further details on all the prizes please read the Rules and Guidelines
The Exhibition will be held at the historic Bishop’s Palace & Gardens in Wells, Somerset.
The Exhibition will be open to the public: 6-21 October 2018
Opening times: 10am – 6pm
All exhibitors will be invited to the Private View on 12 October 2018
Following the exhibition in Wells, we are delighted to announce that a smaller selected exhibition of paintings and sculpture will be presented at the Gainsborough Hotel in Bath. Artists selected for this exhibition will be contact by Parker Harris directly to confirm all details.
A panel of distinguished artists will form the selection panel. The panel will include:
Director of Exhibitions, Chelsea Space
|Submissions deadline||Monday 2 July 2018: 5:00pm|
|Artists notified of judges decision||Friday 20 July 2018|
|Delivery of artwork to Bishop's Palace, Wells||Sunday 30 September 2018: 10am to 4pm|
|Delivery of artwork to Bishop's Palace, Wells||Monday 1 October 2018: 10am to 4pm|
|Exhibition opens to the public||Saturday 6 October 2018: 10am - 4.30pm|
|PV and Prize Announcement||Friday 12 October 2018|
|Exhibition closes||Sunday 21 October 2018|
|Collection of unsold artwork from Bishop's Palace||Tuesday 23 October 2018: 10am to 4pm|
|Collection of unsold artwork from Bishop's Palace||Wednesday 24 October 2018: 10am to 4pm|
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