Awards & Competitions

Open Contemporary Young Artist Award

Shortlisted artists will feature in a exhibition at The Biscuit Factory and have the chance to win £1000.

Closing date: 31 Mar 2019

The Open Contemporary Young Artist Award is an opportunity for artists 35 years old or younger working in the UK to submit work to be included in an exhibition at The Biscuit Factory in Newcastle, with a grand prize of £1000. Welcoming submissions of fine art, photography, original handmade prints, sculpture, glass, ceramics, textiles and jewellery.

Launching on Friday 17 May 2019, the exhibition of shortlisted artists will run until Sunday 25 August 2019. All work included in the exhibition will be for sale.

The winner will receive £1,000 and the opportunity for a solo show of work at The Biscuit Factory. There will also be a People’s Choice winner who will receive a £250 prize.

The Biscuit Factory is the UK's largest art, craft & design gallery, set in the heart of Newcastle's Cultural Quarter.The Biscuit Factory Foundation is a charity that aims to nurture the appreciation of visual arts.

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Opportunity provided by:
The Biscuit Factory Foundation
Venue Location:
The Biscuit Factory
Stoddard Street
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Main Contact:
The Biscuit Factory Foundation 01912611103 [javascript protected email address] Learn more