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Richmond ‘Artist of the Year’ competition heads to the London Wetland Centre


26 April 2022

Arts Richmond has organised it's second Artist of the Year competition in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames which this year will take place at the London Wetland Centre in Barnes on Sunday 12 June 2022.

The competition, modelled on the popular Sky Arts series Landscape Artist of the Year, is free to enter and gives artists aged 16+ a chance to create an original work inspired by the scenery and wildlife at the Wetland Centre in just three hours, for the chance to win a series of prizes.Artists will be around the site creating their masterpieces from 11.30am to 2.30pm, with judging taking place at 3.30pm that afternoon. Prizes include £250 in cash, sponsored by Haynes Fine Art, as well as a one year Wildfowl & Wetland Trust (WWT) membership, offering free entry to all ten UK Wetland Centres and more.Works created during the competition will also be displayed in the gallery at the Wetland Centre after the competition, from 14 June to 31 August 2022, including works for sale to benefit worldwide wetlands conservation.Artists wishing to take part must register their interest by 29th May by contacting Arts Richmond. To register email info@artsrichmond.org.uk for an application form, write to Arts Richmond at: Room 21, ETNA Community Centre, 13 Rosslyn Road, Twickenham TW1 2AR, or call 020 8892 9446.Visit Arts Richmond website for more information.

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