The Buxton Spa Prize 2018 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 its fifth year, is for artists working in any 2D media (except photography) who are over the age of 17 on the 1st September 2017. The winning artist will receive a grand prize of £5000. The Buxton Spa Prize 2018 is proudly sponsored by The Trevor Osborne Charitable Trust.

​​​The Buxton Spa Prize 2018 is now open for entry. People can enter directly online, via a paper-based application form or in person at the Buxton Registration Office from the 4th May 2018. 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 Sunday 1st July until Tuesday 31st July 2018 at The Green Man Gallery – Hardwick Hall, Hardwick Square South, Buxton Spa, Derbyshire. SK17 6PY.

Entry to The Buxton Spa Prize 2018 closes at 2pm on Sunday 13th May 2018. Submission of artwork by the 24th June 2018.

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