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2024 Art Prize

in association with:

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Want to raise your profile as an artist?

Already have an impressive art portfolio?

Well, we are offering a fantastic opportunity for local

artists to gain invaluable exposure across the local art scene and beyond.

The winner/winning art will:

  • Be featured on the front cover of the Appledore Book Festival 2024 Events Brochure (6,000 printed copies)

  • Appear on the Appledore Book Festival website & on social media platforms

  • Be on display at the art exhibition and for auction during the Festival in September (proceeds split 60/40, Artist/Festival)

  • Get free entry for up to 3 additional works in the ArtMakers Exhibition

  • Be included on ArtMakers virtual gallery until the end of October ‘24

  • Be promoted throughout local galleries and art organisations

Guidelines & criteria:

  • Submitted art needs to reflect the Festival’s coastal location

  • Original artwork to be at least 50cm x 50cm

  • the full image or a substantial extract must be suitable for use as the A5 Festival Brochure A5, allowing for a header & footer branded design

  • Artists must live or work in Torridge or North Devon


Concept proposal deadline: Sunday 7th April '24

Artists notified of the ABF decision by: Wednesday 17th April '24

Final Artwork delivery deadline: Tuesday 28th May '24

Submissions to be sketch concepts including for layout of A5 Brochure cover, plus at least 1 example of a finished work in a similar style to your concept idea.  

Submit by email to ArtMakers at

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