Artist Opportunities

June 4, 2024

There are so many exciting opportunities out there for artists at the moment. We have compiled a list of competitions, prizes and awards that you can enter this June and July:


Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize

The Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize offers artists the opportunity to show their work to a distinguished selection panel, take part in a national touring exhibition and receive prizes totalling £15,000.

Apply by 17 June 2024


Art for Change Prize

Open to emerging artists around the world in the first five years of active practice. This year’s prize asks artists to creatively respond to the theme 'Tomorrow'ing: Visions of a better future'. Accepted media include painting, drawing, illustration, photography, collage, 2D mixed-media, video or film.

Apply by 17 July 2024

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RSA MacRobert Art Award for Painting

The RSA MacRobert Art Award for Painting (£20,000) provides an extensive research and development opportunity for a fine art painter. The aim of the award is to assist a committed painter whose circumstances have made it difficult to focus upon their artistic talent, enabling them to dedicate the resources necessary to further expand their practice.

Apply by 23 June 2024

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The Hari Art Prize

A £10,000 prize for recent graduates with a solo exhibition at the Hari Hotel in London. Applicants must have graduated within the last five years on currently be at art school

Apply by 23 June 2024


Women in Art Prize

A competition celebrating women artists working in painting, photography, illustration and printmaking who are living in the UK. The organisation endeavours to support selected artists with art world opportunities.

Apply by 30 June 2024

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The Almenara Art Prize

The Almenara Art Prize is an international online painting competition that offers more than $22,000 in cash awards and other prizes. The compeitition encourages international participation in diverse genres, styles, mediums.

Apply by 30 June 2024

Good luck!