The Visual Art Open Prize

Black Mango Art

Entry Deadline: Feb. 28

Suite C, 2nd Floor, 9 Abbey Square
Chester, ENG CH1 2HU
PHONE 124 495 2020

All artists both UK & International are invited to apply for the Visual Art Open Prize, to win cash prizes of £1,000, plus a solo exhibition, and mentoring package. Finalists will also be exhibited at Chester Arts Fair 2019.

 There are 6 categories: – Painting / Mixed Media / Printmaking – Illustration / Drawing – Sculpture – Photography – Digital – Young Artist (Under 24)
 Cost – £15.00 per submission. £10.00 for entrants under 24 years old
 The overall winner of the VAO will be awarded: Cash prize of £1,000.00 to support the production of new works, Commercial mentoring package, Exclusive solo show, stand space at Chester Art Fair 2020.
 £250.00 will be awarded for each winning category
 No age restrictions – all welcome to apply

Applications have been extended to the 28th February 2019. Artists are invited to apply online at

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