If you experience problems with the online entry process, including payments, or if you have any questions about entering the Derwent Art Prize that can not be answered by reading the Rules & Guidelines, or by looking at the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs), please contact the project managers by email.

The entry fee is £15 for the first work and £5 for additional works. Artists may only enter once, with a maximum of 6 images.  Price and currency will vary depending on country.

Yes, the entry fee is payable by all artists.

There is no minimum size limit, but the maximum size of work, in its largest dimension including frame, is 182cms.

We are trying to encourage all applicants to enter online in order to reduce our paper usage and speed up the application process. However, if you are unable to process an application online, please contact Parker Harris, official organisers of the Derwent Art Prize, via the contact us form, e-mail [email protected] or call + 44 (0) 1372 462190, for further details about postal entries.

JPEG, TFFS and PNG file formats are acceptable.  Ideally all images  a maximum file size of 1MB.

Check that each of your image files 1MB or less and that it is a JPEG, TIFF or PNG file format.  If you still encounter problems, please contact us using the form on the contact us page, e-mail [email protected] or call + 44 (0) 1372 462190.

Cheque or cash payments are not acceptable as we are trying to encourage all applicants to enter and pay online. However, if you are unable to process an application online, please contact Parker Harris, official organisers of the Derwent Art Prize, via the contact us form, e-mail [email protected] or call + 44 (0) 1372 462190.

All artists will be notified by 4th June 2018 if they have been selected for exhibition. If you do not hear then contact us using the form on the contact us page.

All work accepted for exhibition must be available until 31st January 2019.

No, work does not have to be framed.  If your work is selected you will be contacted by Parker Harris, official organisers of the Derwent Art Prize, to discuss how your work should be displayed.

Yes, you can use any pencil including water-soluble, pastel, graphite, charcoal or coloured pencils on any 2 or 3 dimensional support.

Yes, any component part of the pencil can be used in the creation of artworks.

Help & Support

Please read the FAQs for the commonly asked questions. If you are still unsure please contact the Project Managers, Parker Harris:

+44 (0)1372 462190(9am - 5pm Monday to Friday)

Email Us

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