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The Derwent Art Prize 2024



Posted on 23 October 2023

4 January 2024, 5pm (GMT)

Who may enter
The competition is open to artists over the age of 18 years old on 1 January 2024.

Short description

The contest is organized by the Derwent Cumberland Pencil Company.

Artists have until 4th January 2024 to submit up to 6 works created in pencil.

Accepted mediums: Pencil, coloured pencil, water soluble, pastel, graphite and charcoal (all in either 2D or 3D).

The work must not exceed 182cm in its greatest dimension. There is no minimum size limit.

All entered work must have been completed within the last 3 years.

Entry fees
The entry fee is £15 for the first work and £5 for additional works.

Artists under 25 years of age will pay £5 per work.

• First Prize: £4,000 plus a year’s supply of Derwent products
• Second Prize: £2,000
• Young Artist First Prize (for artists under 25 years): £4,000 
• Young Artist Second Prize (for artists under 25 years): £2,000
• People’s Choice Award: £500

Competition website
For further information visit the official competition website.