Young Cumbrian Artist of the Year 2017

1st March 2017


Eden Arts are seeking submissions for the Young Cumbrian Artist of the Year Award and Exhibition held at the Vallum Gallery, University of Cumbria.

Artists from or studying in Cumbria, aged 15-24 can enter the competition to help develop your practice and career as an artist.

Shortlisted entries will be featured on the dedicated website and online gallery.

Entries will also have the chance to exhibit their work at the Vallum Gallery at University of Cumbria Brampton Road Campus through November 2017, where a panel of arts professionals will select the overall winner and announce the ‘Young Cumbrian Artist of the Year’. The winning artist will receive a cash prize of £500.

To take part in the competition entrants must submit 3 photos of their work, along with a short artist statement. Any visual arts medium is accepted, including painting, sculpture, textiles, illustration, photography, digital media and video.

Submissions open 24th April 2017

Deadline for applications is 28 July 2017


You can view the 2016 winners here including the winner Adam Story