The Visual Art Open Prize Award 2020

Visual Art Open

Entry Deadline: Dec. 10

Suite C, 2nd Floor
Chester, ENG CH1 2HU

FINAL CALL – artists opportunity for the annual Visual Arts Open Prize 2020, submissions closing soon. Now in its 4th year, VAO art awards are a not for profit event open emerging artists based in the UK and internationally. Artists can apply at

 Art Prize Fund value of £6,000
 6 categories: – Painting /Mixed Media /Printmaking – Illustration /Drawing – Sculpture – Photography/Digital Art- Young Artist (16-24 years old) – Children’s Award (15 years and under)
 All finalists invited to exhibit at the UK’s largest artist art fair in November 2020 plus receive an annual membership to the Visual Artists Association
 Cash Prizes £2,750. The overall winner of the VAO will be awarded: Annual Mentorship Package, Cash prize of £1,000 to support the production of new works, plus a solo show at Chester Art Fair 2021. £250.00 will be awarded for category winners.
 ALL SUBMISSIONS will receive promotion on social media and email coverage to 50,000, plus an invitation to the annual show
 No age restrictions – all welcome to apply

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