Open Call | Vision Express Northern Ireland Young Artist of the Year 2018

Application deadline: Friday 14 September.

2018 Vision Express Young Artist of the Year in partnership with Ballymena Rotary Club and The Braid Arts Centre is now open for entries.

Young Artists aged 25 to 30 are invited to apply for this years Young Artist of the Year hosted by The Braid Arts Centre and sponsored by Vision Express and developed in partnership with Ballymena Rotary Club. The competition is a platform for young artists and now in its 5th year the standards each year continue to grow and impress the judges.

First prize is a £1,000 cash prize for the winner to develop their artform, there will also be a solo exhibition on offer for a finalist at The Braid Arts Centre.

This year the competition will still be free to enter, and the competition will be open to 25 -30 year olds. Entries will only be accepted electronically via Facebook.

To enter, submit 3-5 images of your work to our facebook page using PM (private message). Include your name, address, telephone number, your age on and up to 100 words about you and your work:

Entrants must be resident in Northern Ireland. Work can be submitted in any medium but size restrictions may apply to be included in the exhibition. Finalists will be chosen from Facebook entries, actual work will then be requested for final judging. No work previously submitted can be re-submitted to this year’s competition. Full copyright remains with the artist but the organisers have permission to use images of work to promote the competition.

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