If you have been selected to take part in this years contest please read through Terms & Conditions and continue to the Entry form.


If you have not had a direct invite but have seen our competition via our promotion or partners and wish to enter, a limited number of entries are open on a first come first serve basis and we welcome your entries.


Main Entry Details:
(a) There is no restriction on the artist regarding age, training or nationality. 

(b) All types of art, except for performance, are accepted for this competition. 
(c) Artwork size must be less than 120cm x 120cm x 30cm for artworks to be hung on the wall, and less than 100cm x 100cm x 100cm for sculptures.
(d) Entry Fee is just £35, two artworks must be submitted.

(e) One or both submissions may be selected by our judges.

If you are unsure about any of the Terms and Conditions please contact us

Terms and Conditions

There are no restrictions based on age, training, nationality or where you live.
You must be the owner of the submitted artworks and the work(s) submitted are of your own origination. You must hold all moral and intellectual property rights in the submitted artworks.

By submitting the digital entry form, you accept that if successful the selected artwork(s) must be available  in order to proceed and be delivered for physical exhibition and displayed as part of the shortlist exhibition.

Dates for the delivery window will be given to you before the shortlist has been selected and confirmed.

The Organisers endeavour to take care of your work, but will not be liable for any loss or damage to any artworks physically submitted at any point, however caused, whether in transit to and from the exhibition, or during any period of storage, packing or unpacking, exhibition or in any period in which the work is in their or the Sponsor's keeping.

The Organisers recommend that you take out insurance to cover the artwork, especially for while in transit and while at the Sponsor's premises. Having insurance is not, however, obligatory for entry into the competition.
You accept that if selected as a winner then all work selected will be available for sale in the exhibition(s) and on The Organiser's website until the end of the competition or the artwork is collected by you, and that The Organisers will take a commission of 20% of the total sale price.

The Organiser will take payment from the buyer of the artwork and will pay you (minus the 20% commission on total sale price) within 30 days of the artwork being in possession of the buyer and receipt from the buyer of the proceeds of sale whichever is the later.

We are pleased to announce the 20% commission will be donated to  Arts and Minds.

A charity which creates high quality artistic programmes that support the positive mental health of individuals and communities. 


Arts and Minds is based in Cambridge, running programmes across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, as well as supporting the national agenda for arts in health.


Their programmes include Arts on Prescription, Young People with Dementia Pottery, Michaelhouse Singers and are part of Fullscope, a consortium supporting the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people.


To learn more about their work, how to get involved or how to support them, please visit: www.artsandminds.org.uk.

Once registered for this competition, all Artists agree that we, The Organisers may all reproduce the Artists' work for purposes of marketing, promotion, discussion and education, in media including catalogues and publications, posters, postcards, websites and social media and on television, and may license, under these conditions to others only for the same purposes, and only in relation to the Cambridge Invitational art contest ,Galeria Moderna or promotion of the Artist.

The Organisers also reserve the right to reproduce selected images for non–commercial purposes, for example in the Winners page of the website and catalogues, indefinitely, as a public record. 

Artists agree to be placed on The Organiser's mailing lists for our email newsletters and any other information that we may send you and grant full permission in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation. The Artist reserves the right to opt out of this at any time. 


Each winning artist will receive an award and be eligible to win no more than one other award from our patrons this includes the Mayors award.
Please note that we do not offer refunds for entries, unless The Organisers cannot accept the entry and that this is at The Organiser’s discretion.


Two artworks per artist must be entered into the competition. 

The image submitted must accurately portray the artwork.

The artworks submitted must be available for sale if shortlisted and the chosen artworks must be available for exhibiting and be sent in to our offices for judging via physical submission on the required dates, at and for all of the exhibition(s) and for the whole exhibition periods. Collection within the exhibition period will not be allowed. Failure to respect this could result in disqualification or revoking of the title and any prize.
The image(s) and the completed entry form(s) must be submitted online, using the Entry form on this website. 

The image(s) and completed entry form must be submitted online and payment be made by the stated final Deadline. Entries received late will be invalid unless the competition is extended for any reason, when entries received after then but before the new extended date will be valid.


Accepted media include but are not limited to: paintings, drawings, original prints, photography, sculptures, digitally produced artworks, mixed media constructions,
Performance art is not accepted in this competition, neither is video art, and any recordings of performances are not accepted.
Artwork must, if shortlisted for judging, be the same work previously submitted as a digital image and be available for the next stage of judging and, if selected for the exhibition(s), including the whole exhibition period. 
Each artwork (even if made of several pieces, e.g. diptychs/triptychs) must not exceed a total of 120cm x 120cm (including the frame) and must not project more than 30cm from the wall. If a sculpture, it can be up to 100cm x 100cm x 100cm.

All work submitted must be available for sale solely and exclusively through The Organisers while exhibited. The Artist's recommended sales prices should be carefully considered and at a sensible and fair market value (The Organisers can assist The Artist with valuations), as this will help effectively to promote the Artist and his/her career. Work that is not for sale cannot be Shortlisted for this competition.

The Artist will receive a confirmation email immediately after entry is complete.

If there are any issues, please contact us via email specifying the email and full name you used in the entry form, along with full details of the issues. We will endeavour to respond within 7 days.

All Artists must arrange for their artworks to be collected from the exhibition at the end of the exhibition, during the dates specified by The Organiser (typically a 2 week period following the end of the exhibition), or they will be liable for a fee of £5 a day to cover storage costs. The Organiser will notify Artists of these dates before the start of the exhibition. 

If work has been selected for the exhibition, The Artist gives permission to The Organisers (on a sole and exclusive basis) to offer the exhibited artworks for sale throughout the exhibition period through various channels through The Organiser's art dealing team (including both online and offline).

If you feel you have not been treated fairly after your acceptance of these terms and conditions of entry, please send us details of your complaint and we will endeavour to review it within 14 days.

“The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.” 

Pablo Picasso 

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