Hastings Open 2022




Hastings Open 2022 is for UK-based visual artists working in the following artistic mediums: painting, sculpture, drawing, print, photography, digital, audio, mixed media, and video. The exhibition aims to support the careers of contemporary artists and provide a source of inspiration to those viewing the exhibition. 

To enter, upload images of your work to our online portal for a first round of judging by the selection panel. The entrants who are successful in this round will then be invited to bring their work to the museum for the second for the final exhibition selection.

Entry starts at £5 for one artwork, £10 for two to three pieces, and £20 for four to five. Artists can enter by following this link ( between now and Friday 24 June (11pm).

Hastings Open will run from 1 October 2022 to 29 January 2023. 

We would also like to thank our panel of guest judges for agreeing to take part and support Hastings Open. The selection panel is: 

  • Angela Childs –Hastings Arts Forum
  • Ellen Prebble and Patricia Finnegan –Project Art Works
  • Euan Roberts – Big Yin Gallery
  • Fiona Denning – SoCo Artists
  • Kenton Lowe – blackShed Gallery
  • Laetitia Yhap – acclaimed artist and painter
Prize Summary: 
Cash price, residency and exhibition
Prizes Details: 
  • A research residency at Hastings Museum & Art Gallery
  • A solo exhibition at blackShed Gallery
  • A production fee of £500

Entry Fee:

Fee Detail: 
Entry starts at £5 for one artwork, £10 for two to three pieces, and £20 for four to five.
Contact & Links: 
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