Black Swan Arts Open Competition


The deadline for this year’s Black Swan Arts Open competition is Easter Monday so it’s not too late to submit up to 4 images of your artwork to be considered. Prizes include a £750 Black Swan prize, £250 Bax Family Fine Art Prize and an Artolo sponsored solo exhibition in Bath, not to mention the selection of up to ninety works for the Art Open exhibition itself at the Black Swan in Frome from April 25th.

This is a great opportunity to have your work seen and definitely worth entering.

The judges this year include:

Irena Czapska – Director at Spike Print Studio in Bristol
Dr Jo Dahn – Senior Lecturer in Critical Studies in Art and Design at Bath Spa University Charlie Thomas – Photographer and Awards Manager at The Association of Photographers Limited in London David Chandler – Frome based Artist, Black Swan Arts Prize winner in 2010, Arts correspondent for Frome FM and Frome TV. Tom Bayliss – Frome based Artist, Black Swan Arts selection 2012, co-founder and curator of the Tool Shed gallery, Frome.

Olivia Bax – Sculptor and studio assistant for Sir Anthony Caro. Olivia Bax will judge the’ Bax Family fine Art Prize’.

Images including winners from last years exhibition:

Visit the Black Swan site for more information and submission


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