Each artist must submit two works of art that best represent them as an artist.
There is no theme to the contest and all mediums of art including photography can be entered for this competition.
Performance and video art are the only mediums excluded.
Artwork size must not exceed 120cm x 120cm x 30cm
for artworks to be hung on the wall.
Sculptures must not exceed 150cm Height x 100cm x 100cm.
The total cost of entry is just £35
Here are a few reasons to enter...
Twelve winning artists will be selected by our panel of esteemed judges, each judge a gallery owner/manager from Cambridge or London. This year we welcome renowned artist and sculptor John Doubleday as our guest judge.
The selected works from the winning artists will create the second
'Cambridge Invitational Art Exhibition'.
We are thrilled to announce that Castle Fine Art, the UKs leading commercial retailer, will house the exhibition & the preview awards evening in a bespoke gallery space.
For one week, the winning artworks will be exhibited
for viewing and for sale, with 20% of the sales commission donated to our beneficiary charities.
With restrictions permitting, each winner and a guest will be invited to attend our preview and awards evening and receive their Cambridge Invitational Art Award.
The preview evening will include further individual awards, prizes, drinks and a chance to chat to our judges and commercial art purchasers.
The evening will also provide great publicity opportunities with media interviews.
Due to Covid-19, Should the government or Castle Fine Art feel it is unsafe to hold such an event at that time, the preview and or exhibition will be postponed to a more suitable date later in the year.
Cass Art, the UK's leading commercial art supplies retailer, will host the winning artworks via blog interviews with the twelve winning artists on their website.
Cass Art's website also promotes the winning artists of
Sky Art's Portrait Artist of the year and
The London Invitational Art Contest and Exhibition, providing excellent exposure for the twelve winning artists.
In addition to Galeria Moderna's online exhibition, both our charities will be exhibiting the winning artworks and proactively marketing them on line to their supporters and sponsors. Each charity will receive 20% commission from any sale through their on line campaign, along with a £1 donation from every entry.
The Mayor of Cambridge Cllr Russ McPherson will be in attendance to support the event and select the 2nd Cambridge Invitational
'Mayor's Choice Art Award'.
(previous winner Sonia Villiers)
The Mayor's choice will also be exhibited at the Lord Mayor's Charitable Fundraiser after our initial exhibition. Should the Mayor's choice be sold at this event, 20% commission from the sale will be donated to the Mayor's charities. More information on the contests charities can be found in the menu.
The twelve winning artists are all eligible for one of the following awards and prizes from Cambridge's finest patrons of the Arts...
The Graduate Cambridge Hotel Art Award
Be one of the first to experience Graduate Cambridge with a bottle of bubbly, overnight stay and breakfast for two.
Graduate Cambridge opens in Spring 2021.
The 'Scudamore's Art Award' enjoy a private chauffeured champagne river tour for up to six people.
The Cass Art Award plus £150 of Cass Art Vouchers
The John Doubleday Art Award
plus £150 of