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Call For Artists: Drawing Prize 2019 (Expired)

We're excited to be teaming up with London Drawing Group to bring you our first ever Drawing competition!

The Drawing Prize 2019 is a competition celebrating the work of emerging artists working in the medium of drawing, open to all artists over the age of 16 who are not already represented by a gallery.

We'll be celebrating the work of 10 artists in a month-long group show titled 'OverDrawn' held at the gallery space of Buster Mantis Deptford.

1ST PRIZE: £100 work of art materials from London Graphic Center, £100 worth of classes by London Drawing Group, Group Exhibition opportunity, published interview by Dark Yellow Dot.

2 RUNNERS UP: £25 gift certificates from London Graphic Center

ALL SELECTED ARTISTS: Will receieve a Group Exhibition opportunity and online promotion by both London Drawing Group and Dark Yellow Dot on all social platforms.

About your artwork:

  • artworks must be original, created by the artist
  • must be a drawing medium - pencil, ink, charcoal
  • maximum size of artwork: 3ft x 3ft
  • can be easily supported on a wall and doesn't protrude more than 4 inches in depth.
  • completed in the last 3 years

Successful Applicants:

  • will be at least 16 years old
  • Emerging, Early career or hobby artist
  • studying or practicing as an artist
  • currently living in or near to London

Submission Fee is £8

Deadline: Jan 31st, 2019 at 11pm

Exhibition Scheduled: March 2019 (dates TBD)

Artists retain the rights to their own artwork.


Tuesday 22 January, 2019
Thursday 31 January, 2019
Buster Mantis Deptford
Venue Address

London, London

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