The Buxton Spa Prize 2017 - Open for Entry
The Buxton Spa Prize is an open art competition celebrating the town’s culture, natural beauty and heritage. Last year the competition attracted more than 150 artists. The aim of the Buxton Spa Prize is to make the town an internationally recognised centre for visual arts.
The competition, now in it's fourth year, is for artists working in any 2D media (except photography) who are over the age of 17 on 1st April 2017. The winning artist will receive a grand prize of £5000. The Buxton Spa Prize 2017 is proudly sponsored by The Trevor Osborne Charitable Trust.
The Buxton Spa Prize 2017 is now open for entry. People can enter directly online, via a paper-based application form or in person at the Buxton Office from the 5th May 2017. More information about The Buxton Spa Prize can be found here.
The Buxton Spa Prize is also the home of The Harold Riley Sketchbook Prize. This Prize is an open competition for artists submitting a single sketchbook completed during the last year. More information about The Harold Riley Sketchbook Prize can be found here.
Winners will be judged by a panel of experts from the town and the art world. The exhibition includes the sale of work and runs from Saturday 1st July until Monday 31st July at The Green Man Gallery – Hardwick Hall, Hardwick Square South, Buxton Spa, Derbyshire. SK17 6PY.
Entry to The Buxton Spa Prize 2017 closes at 2pm on Sunday 15th May 2017. Submission of artwork by 25th June 2017.