The Cooper Prize

Competition/Game

Description

Artists are invited to submit up to 3 pieces of artwork, whether it be abstract, figurative, contemporary or traditional where the very best will be selected to form part of an exhibition at Cooper Gallery, Barnsley Saturday 20 March until Saturday 12 June 2021


The competition is open to professional, amateur and students


And for its inaugural year, we have decided to reduce the entry fee to help support local artists during these uncertain times. The judging panel reviewing submissions have been handpicked for their expertise and will review all artwork via the competition’s new digital portal. If shortlisted, artists will be notified on Monday, 1 March.


Prizes:


The Cooper Prize - Main Prize


· £1000 , sponsored by The Cooper Trustees
· Main gallery group exhibition with Cooper Prize Finalists
· Solo Exhibition in Sadler Room 2022
· £10 to enter up to 3 pieces of artwork



The Sadler Award - Emerging Artist


Open to any student or graduate that has graduated within the past 2 years


· £500
· Main gallery group exhibition with Cooper Prize Finalists
· 6 month use of artist studio in Cooper Cottage
£5 to enter up to 3 pieces of artwork



The Fox Gift -Artists under 16- Free to enter


Under 16s category


· £100 vouchers to spend on Artist Materials, sponsored by Calder Art Supplies
· Main gallery group exhibition with Cooper Prize Finalists
· Free to Enter



People’s Choice Award


· non-monetary prize in the form of a certificate



So, if you fit the criteria, grab your preferred medium and get started!





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Prices

Type Price
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Dates

20/03/2021 - 30/04/2021


Opening Hours

Sun 09:00 17:00
Mon 09:00 17:00
Tue 09:00 17:00
Wed 09:00 17:00
Thu 09:00 17:00
Fri 09:00 17:00
Sat 09:00 17:00

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