If you experience problems with the online entry process, including payments, or if you have any questions about entering Wells Art Contemporary that can not be answered by reading the Rules & Guidelines, or by looking at the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs), please contact the project managers by email – info@parkerharris.co.uk.

Entry Fee is £15 per work or £12 per work for students. Artist may enter up to 4 works.  If you enter less, but wish to add more before the deadline please log in and click Add Entry.

Yes, you do have to pay.  The entry fee for students is £12 per work.

There is no restriction on the size of work.

Entries can be any medium – painting, sculpture, drawing, photography, installation or video.

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)

We are trying to encourage all applicants to enter online in order to reduce our paper usage and speed up the application process. However, if you are unable to process an application online, please contact Parker Harris, official organisers of the Wells Art Contemporary, via the contact us form, e-mail info@parkerharris.co.uk or call 020 3653 0896, for further details about postal entries.

JPEG, TIFF and PNG file formats are acceptable.  Ideally all images a maximum file size of 1MB.

Check that each of your image files 1MB or less and that it is a JPEG, TIFF or PNG file format.  If you still encounter problems, please contact us using the form on the contact us page, e-mail info@parkerharris.co.uk or call 020 3653 0896.

All artists will be notified by Monday 17 August 2020 if they have been selected for exhibition. If you do not hear then contact us using the form on the contact us page.

All work must be delivered directly to the The Undercroft of Wells Cathedral, St Andrew’s Street, Wells, BA5 2 UR. 

Artists are reminded that:

  1. It’s the artist’s responsibility to ensure that the work gets to WAC on time; and
  2. that work that arrives after this date may not be included in the exhibition.
  3. it is highly recommended that the exhibiting artists insure their work in transit and while on exhibition with a reputable insurance company their works of art for their market value.

All unsold work must be collected directly from The Undercroft of Wells Cathedral, St Andrew’s Street, Wells, BA5 2 UR


No, your work does not need to be framed however we would advise that unframed work is protected whilst in transit.

Fixings are not required, they will be supplied and used by the organisers. There should be no projections of any kind whatsoever from the back of the frames to avoid damage to other works.

Help & Support

Please read the FAQs for the commonly asked questions. If you are still unsure please contact the Project Managers, Parker Harris:

020 3653 0896(9.30am - 5pm Monday to Friday)

Email Us

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