Artists can now submit work for this year’s Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival Open. The deadline for submissions is at Midnight on Sunday 8 September 2019.

When the judges have made their selection, we will individually contact all artists who entered by email, to inform them of the outcome. We expect to let artists know of the outcome during mid-September.

The exhibition will be on show to the public at Warrington Museum & Art Gallery from Friday 4 October (launch night) – Sunday 10 November 2019.

This year the prize for the winner is £1000 and there is also a People’s Choice award. This year the winners will not be announced on the opening night; instead there will be a separate event on Thursday winners will be announced on Thursday 17 October 2019.

Information for artists

  • The exhibition is open to all artists in a 50-mile radius whether professional, amateur or student.
  • We can only accept entries via this form, we will not accept any entries sent by post
  • When the judges have made their selection, we will individually contact all artists who entered, to inform them of the judges’ decisions.
  • We will contact artists by email, except in cases where artists have specified an alternative method of contact.
  • Click here for information on packaging and delivering work if selected.
  • The entry fee (£10 per artwork entered) is non-refundable.
  • If you can’t find the answer to your question, please contact us.