The Competition is open to all living British and international artists aged over 18 years.


The Competition is open to 2- or 3-dimensional works. For 2-dimensional work the maximum size limit is 140cm in any dimension. For 3-dimensional work the maximum size is 50cm in any dimension. There is no minimum size limit for 2- or 3-dimensional work.

Any medium is accepted apart from photography, digital or film.

The artwork must be for sale. Sale prices should be inclusive of 30% commission.

The work selected for exhibition must be available from 15th September 2022 onwards.

The artwork must have been made in the last three years.


The judges shall be appointed by the Company in such number and of such qualification as it sees fit at its sole discretion. The Judges’ decision shall be final and no correspondence will be entered into. All works will be judged anonymously and there will be no segregation by country, genre or style etc.


The delivery of work to the exhibition is the responsibility of the artists, including any custom charges and duties.

Please supply framed works with strung fixings. The organisers will supply fixings at the different venues.


The return of work after the exhibition is also the responsibility of the artists, including any custom charges and duties. The organisers will endeavour to retain packaging for international work. Artists are reminded to clearly mark their packaging with their name.

The Company, or any of its affiliates or parents, reserves the right to dispose of any works after the exhibition that have not been collected by the artists or where the artists have made no attempt to collect their work within 3 months of the collection date.


Whilst the Company shall use reasonable skill in all circumstances in handling artists’ works, occasional damage to works may occur. The Company shall have no liability whatsoever for any loss, damage or destruction (including loss of profits or any other consequential loss, indirect or incidental losses) to, or relating to, a work of art submitted for exhibition unless such loss arises as a direct result of negligence by the Company.

It is highly recommended that the exhibiting artists insure with a reputable insurance company their works of art for their market value.

Each artist, by entering Wales Contemporary confirms that they hold all intellectual property rights in the work and that they have obtained prior written approval for the use of any third party copyrighted material contained in the submitted work.

Artists will allow the work to be photographed and reproduced by Wales Contemporary, Parker Harris and Visit Wales for the purposes of promoting the exhibition including; catalogue, press and publicity and websites in all territories. Copyright of all works remains the property of the artist. Any enquiries for copyright will be referred to the artist.


Unfortunately, we are unable to offer refunds. Please make sure that you are able to complete your entry by the deadline, prior to registering and making your payment.

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