Competition

09 Nov 2012 Drawing Competition Derwent
Derwent Art Prize - CALL FOR ENTRIES

Derwent Art Prize - CALL FOR ENTRIES

 

The Cumberland Pencil Company is delighted to announce

their inaugural Derwent Art Prize. The aim of the Prize is

to reward excellence through showcasing the very best

international works created in pencil. It is an open

submission opportunity for British and international artists,

offering prizes of up to £8,750.

 

Entries will be judged by a distinguished panel of

selectors: Yvonne Crossley (Director of The Drawing Gallery,

Shropshire); Fisun Güner (journalist and freelance visual arts

writer); and Professor Stephen Farthing RA (artist and

Rootstein Hopkins Research Chair of Drawing at the

University of the Arts, London).

 

 

 

'We are delighted to be invited to select works for this

inaugural year of the Derwent Art Prize. We look forward to

seeing a high standard of entries and hope to bring

together an exhibition which showcases the very best works

created in pencil, from both British and international artists.'

 

An exhibition of selected works will be held at the

prestigious Mall Galleries in London SW1 from 16-21

September 2013 and all selected artists will be featured on

the Derwent Art Prize website.

 

The Derwent Art Prize 2013 exhibition will then tour to venues across the UK, including the Pencil Museum in Keswick, Cumbria.

 

 

The Prize is open to all living British and international artists

over the age of 18 years old on 1st July 2013. Artists can

submit up to 6 pieces of work, created with any charcoal,

pastel, graphite, water-soluble and coloured pencils on any

2 or 3 dimensional support. The maximum size of work is

182cms in its greatest dimension.

 

DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES: MONDAY 1ST JULY 2013

 

ENTRY IS ONLINE AT: WWW.DERWENT-ARTPRIZE.COM

 

For further enquiries please contact the competition

organisers, Parker Harris, on:

Tel. + 44 (0) 1372 462190

Email. derwent@parkerharris.co.uk

 

 

 

Start: 09-11-2012

End: 01-07-2013

Website: WWW.DERWENT-ARTPRIZE.COM

Email: derwent@parkerharris.co.uk

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