The Derwent Art Prize | Make your mark

The Derwent Art Prize aims to reward excellence by showcasing the very best artworks created in pencil.

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Open to artists from around the world working in 2D & 3D artworks created in pencil or coloured pencil as well as water soluble, pastel, graphite and charcoal. Feature Images ©Oluwatobi Adewumi Charcoal on paper

 

The Derwent Art Prize | Make your mark

Images © Russell Heron Cardboard Portrait 19 Pencil on paper  © Martyn Burdon, Kathryn Pencil drawing on paper

‘ I probably spend more time drawing than I do painting. I really love to draw, and whether it’s using pencils or charcoal, drawing is predominantly focused on just light and shade. I love the bold simplicity of it. My painting style maybe owes a lot to my fascination with drawing.’ Martyn Burdon

 

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Call for Entries: Derwent Art Prize 2022

The 6th Derwent Art Prize is a major INTERNATIONAL art competition for artists working in dry media – and is now open for entries.

Deadline for entries is Tuesday 4 January 2022 (5pm GMT)

Enter now to find out about this major art prize, the prizes on offer in 2022, the selectors and the exhibition and, most importantly how the call for Entries works.

 

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The Selectors

This year’s entries will be judged by a panel of selectors comprising an artist, a critic and a curator. a fourth Judge is to be announced.

Katy Hessel

London-based art historian, curator, podcaster, and founder of the influential Instagram, @thegreatwomenartists.
Writing and speaking about art history in an accessible and fun manner, my goal is to readdress the gender imbalance in the art world by reinserting women back into the canon of art history.

Paul Hobson

Director of Modern Art Oxford 
Paul has worked for more than twenty years in the art world in senior roles for the Contemporary Art Society, The Showroom, the Serpentine Gallery, and Royal Academy of Arts in London. He has been Director of Modern Art Oxford since 2013.

Charmaine Watkiss

Artist – pencil and paper are her main materials of choice
Her work is concerned with what she calls ‘memory stories’. She creates these stories primarily through research connected to the African Caribbean diaspora, and then maps the stories onto life sized figures.

 

The Derwent Art Prize | Make your mark

 

The Derwent Art Prize | Make your mark

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The Derwent Art Prize | Make your mark

 

The Derwent Art Prize | Make your mark

 


The Derwent Art Prize | Make your mark

The Derwent Art Prize | Make your mark

The Derwent Art Prize | Make your mark

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