Derwent, the internationally renowned fine art brand, are proud to announce that the sixth instalment of the Derwent Art Prize is now open for entries!
The Derwent Art Prize was conceived in 2012 and aims to reward excellence by showcasing the very best artworks created in pencil by artists from around the world.
The exhibition at [email protected] in central London will be from 24 February – 6 March 2022.
A total prize fund of £12,500 will be awarded. Prizes are as follows:
In addition, we are delighted to announce that all the First and Second prize winners will receive a special box of Derwent Lightfast Pencils. The revolutionary core is resistant to prolonged colour change ensuring artwork will not fade for up to 100 years under museum conditions.
*We will be announcing additional special awards for the Young Artist winner shortly.
** Up to a monthly value of £50 (including postage)
This year’s entries will be judged by a distinguished panel of selectors comprising of an artist, a critic and a curator. Our final judge will be announced shortly.
Curator, Writer and Art Historian
Modern Art Oxford
Artists are invited to submit up to 6 images. The selectors are aware that some work may not lend itself to reproduction and wish to reassure artists that there may be opportunities to view actual works.
Artists can enter online. If artists are unable to enter online please contact [email protected] for further details.
Artists are required to submit the following:
Following the selection process, all artists will be notified by 17 January 2022. Artists who have not heard by this date should contact Parker Harris, organisers of The Derwent Art Prize at [email protected], call + 44 (0) 20 3653 0896 or check the website for further details.
From the open submission applications the panel will select approximately 80 works for exhibition. The artists selected for the final exhibition will be contacted by Parker Harris with full delivery details for their work.
GENERAL ADMISSION: The entry fee is £15 for the first work and £5 for each additional work. Artists may only enter once, with a maximum of 6 images.
YOUNG ARTIST CONCESSION: Artists under 25 years of age will pay £5 per work.
Price and currency will vary depending on country.
Please note that if you decide not to upload any works or fail to complete your application before the deadline refunds will not be given.
|Tuesday 4 January 2022 (5pm GMT)||Deadline for entry|
|Monday 17 January 2022||Artists notified of selectors' decision|
|Tuesday 1 February 2022||Voting for the People's Choice Award opens|
|1 - 19 February 2022||Delivery by post/courier to Art Moves of Chelsea|
|18 & 19 February 2022||Delivery in person to Art Moves of Chelsea|
|Wednesday 23 February 2022 at 6pm||Private View and Announcement of winners|
|24 February - 6 March 2022||Exhibition opens to public at the [email protected] in London|
|Sunday 6 March 2022, 6pm GMT||Voting for the People's Choice Award closes|
|TBC||Collection of unsold work from Art Moves of Chelsea|
|TBC||Announcement of People's Choice Award winner|
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