Alex Pattison and his prize winning painting of Northampton Market

Following the success of the University of Northampton’s inaugural Schools Art Competition last year, we are now preparing for the launch of a second contest to take place this autumn.  Once again, Schools and Colleges from across the region are invited to submit work by students aged 16-18 for a selected exhibition which will take place at the University’s Avenue Gallery from 4 to 17 December 2015.

Last year over £3000 in prize money was awarded to students across three categories – Drawing (sponsored by Ocee Design), Fine Art, and Digital/New Media. This year we aim to broaden these categories to include 3D Design, Graphics and Illustration, and Fashion.

The competition guidelines, cover letter, entry form and competition poster are available to download.

Key dates and information

Key information

Dates and contact information

Competition launch date September 2015
Venue Avenue Gallery,
School of the Arts,
The University of Northampton,
St. George’s Avenue,
Hand-in days Monday 23 and Tuesday 24 November 2015 10am-6pm
Prize Ceremony Thursday 3 December 6-8pm
Public Exhibition 4-17 December 2015


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