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Derwent Art Prize 2022 - Now Calling for Entries





Created in 2012 by Derwent, the fine art brand internationally renowned for its high-quality pencils, the Derwent Art Prize rewards excellence in contemporary graphic art. 

The Prize invites artists to submit the very best 2D and 3D artworks created in any pencil, including colour, water soluble, pastel, graphite and charcoal pencils.

Approximately 80 artworks will be selected for a show at gallery@oxo in London from 24th February to 6th March 2022.

Prizes totalling over £12,500 will be awarded in a private awards ceremony on the opening night of the exhibition.

Key Dates

Tuesday 4 January 2022: Deadline for entries

Monday 17 January 2022: Artists notified of selectors’ decision

Wednesday 23 February 2022: Private View and Announcement of the Winners

Thursday 24 February 2022: Exhibition opens to the public at gallery@oxo

Sunday 6 March 2022: Exhibition closes

Prizes Details: 


First Prize: £4,000 plus a year’s supply of Derwent products

Second Prize: £2,000

Young Artist First Prize (for artists under 25 years): £4,000 

Young Artist Second Prize (for artists under 25 years): £2,000

People’s Choice Award: £500


Entry Fee:

Fee Detail: 
£15 for the first work and £5 for each subsequent work. For artists aged 25 or younger: £5 for each work.
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