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Chaiya Art Awards

Last few weeks to enter: £10K Top Prize, Chaiya Art Awards

The UK's leading art awards exploring spirituality through the visual arts.

The Chaiya Art Awards is open till 18 October to any artist and covers all mediums including painting, drawing, sculpture, ceramics, glass, textiles, mixed media, photography and video with a top prize of £10,000.  Entrants are invited to be authentic and daring as they respond to the theme 'GOD is ...' This competition is open to people of all faiths, to those who have no belief in God, and to everyone in between. It’s about continuing an age old conversation in a modern setting through contemporary eyes. 

The winners exhibition will take place at London’s prestigious South Bank gallery@oxo from 10-19 April 2020.  The first Chaiya Art Awards proved hugely popular, with over 450 entries and more than 2,700 exhibition visitors. A respected panel will anonymously judge entries on Theme Interpretation, Originality/Technical excellence and Emotional Impact.   

To give you a flavour the awards, take a look at the 2 min video on our home page at where you can also view previous winners, judging panel, media coverage, along with full details of the awards and criteria.


Monday 9 September, 2019
Friday 18 October, 2019
OXO Gallery
Venue Address
Oxo Tower Wharf, Bargehouse Street, South Bank, London, SE1 9PH

National, , London

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