The cash and prestige prizes of WELLS ART CONTEMPORARY OPEN will be awarded by 5pm on Thursday 10 October 2013, and are:
FIRST PRIZE – The 45 Park Lane Art Prize, comprising an overnight stay at 45 Park Lane in London, an opening night reception/private view with invited press and a 10-day solo exhibition
WAC Wells Art Contemporary 2nd Prize - £1000
WAC Wells Art Contemporary 3rd Prize - £500
The People's Choice (to be awarded at the end of the exhibition) £250
We are considering the idea of holding a series of Master Classes here in Wells for aspiring artists from the South West. We plan to invite leading artists to hold all-day classes, starting with one in the winter of 2013/14. Clearly, numbers will be limited but, if you think you might be interested, please tick the box on the registration form. click here to see the report Wells Art Contemporary 2012 The First Year!
WAC 2012 First Prize: The 45 Park Lane Prize won by FRANCES BORDEN - RHO4
WAC 2012 Second Prize won by JANE MORGAN - Crown of Thorns
WAC 2012 Third Prize won by DAVID DREY -The House at St Leonards
WAC 2012 The People’s Choice £250, won by GEOFF SHILLITO - Fiona
Our 2012 winner, Frances Borden had her highly successful exhibition in May2013 at 45 Park Lane, Mayfair, London
she says;' It has been an unexpected boon to experience an externally derived impetus for my work. I've learnt a lot. Whatever the short-term effect of this show, the personal effect on my working life of the last six months will carry on being an influence for years to come.'