Opportunity: Open Contemporary Young Artist Award

Deadline: 2nd April 2017

Entry Fee: Free to enter

Prizes: The WINNER will receive £1,000 and the opportunity for a solo show of work at The Biscuit Factory, along with a comprehensive press package. There will also be a PEOPLES CHOICE WINNER. Voted for by the public, they will receive a £250 prize. 

Details: The Biscuit Factory Foundation is delighted to present a national open call for young artists working across various mediums. THE OPEN CONTEMPORARY YOUNG ARTIST AWARD is an opportunity for artists 35 years old or younger working in the UK today to submit work to be included in an exhibition at The Biscuit Factory Gallery in Newcastle. THE BISCUIT FACTORY welcomes submissions including fine art, photography, original handmade prints, sculpture, glass, ceramics, textiles and jewellery. LAUNCHING on Thursday 18 May 2017, the exhibition will run until Sunday 20 August 2017. All work included in the exhibition will be for sale, with 10% of sales going back to The Biscuit Factory Foundation to facilitate future opportunities for artists.

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