Oriel Davies Open Writing Competition 2017

Oriel Davies is inviting submissions of poetry and prose on the theme of Water.  The competition is open to anyone and those wishing to submit more than one piece in either category are more than welcome.


Poetry (50 lines max)

Prose (1000 words max)




£3 per submission*


Chris Kinsey, celebrated nature poet

Sophie McKeand, Young People’s Laureate Wales


A £50 voucher to spend in Oriel Davies shop  (1 for best poem and 1 for best prose)

The Chelsea International Photography Competition

 The Chelsea International Photography Competition — Opens July 18, 2017


Photographers at both the amateur and professional level are invited to enter the Chelsea International Photography Competition. With a fierce dedication to promoting the arts and discovering and exposing new talent, the CIPC will honor selected artists with an exhibition at Agora Gallery, providing invaluable exposure to promote career growth and boost recognition.


Cancan Exhibition Competitions BERLIN 2017

Hello from LemoArt Gallery!

We are a contemporary art gallery based in Berlin as well as a project place for international emerging artists. We would like to invite you all to this competition to share your work, with the possibility to win cash prizes. Feel free to share this opportunity with other networks!

- Open theme

- 300 EUR cash prize for the winner 

- 2-week public exhibition in Berlin

Deadline 15th April 2017

To Apply:

YICCA International Contest of Contemporary Art 16/17

YICCA International Contest of Contemporary Art 16/17

The competition’s aim is to promote the enrolled artists, giving them chance to join the international market of contemporary art. Internationality and networking make YICCA a huge opportunity for the artists, which can:

• Win a cash prize:

- Euro 3000,00 (three thousand/00) money prize to the first selected

- Euro 1000,00 (one thousand/00) money prize to the second selected

• Promote their art through a variety of channels:

- exhibit the selected artworks in a exhibition space, determined by competition.

- improve the relationship between finalists and critics, curators, gallery owners, public and private art institutions that will have access to this important exhibition.

Final Call For Entries: National Open Art

National Open Art: final call for 20th annual competition

  • David Remfry RA, Vogue’s Robin Muir and the Tate’s Fiona Kingsman lead the judging panel.
  • NOA Winter Exhibition to take place in Mercers’ Hall in October
  • New miniatures category announced

Image : Sharlotta by Merriam Alex ( winner of 2015 )

Professional and amateur artists have until 10 July to submit work to National Open Art's 20th annual competition.


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