Paint the Day 2022

Terms and Conditions

  1. Participants will have up to 8 hours to create a work of art outdoors in the designated area (see map).
  2. Any visual medium may be used. (Past entries have included drawing, watercolour, pastels, acrylics, oil paint, photography, embroidery).
  3. The maximum size of the artwork is A2 size (42cm x 60cm). All artwork must be framed ready to hang for the exhibition
  4. If the weather is bad, participants may work under cover or indoors, but still in a public place.
  5. Artists must bring their canvas or other medium to the Newhampton Arts Centre between 9am and 11am on Saturday 16th July, to be stamped before starting
  6. Participants must return their art works to NAC by 5pm on Saturday 16th
  7. One entry per person is permitted
  8. All submissions must be ready to hang – framed or be provided with a means of hanging. Hooks and wire should be attached. A table will be provided for framing your work.
  9. Photographs should be printed on A4 or 10×8” format
  10. All work will be displayed in the exhibition at the Newhampton Arts Centre from Sunday 17th July-Sunday 24th July 2022. Opening times of exhibition Daily 11am-4pm.
  11. Photographers should be able to prove the photograph has been taken on that day.
  12. All art works will be available for auction within guidelines set by NAC: Minimum price of £10; maximum reserve of £100.
  13. Artists will receive 50% of sale price. The remainder goes to the running of the event.
  14. Unsold art works can be collected from Mon 25th   Artwork must be collected from NAC within 2 weeks of this date, deadline: 5th August. After this date artwork may be disposed of.
  15. Sales’ proceeds will be made available as soon as payment by winning buyer is made (payment is required by Friday 12th August 2022).
  16. All art works are eligible for the judged prizes and the public vote prize.
  17. All art works by artists under 18 are eligible for an under 18 prize. (Proof of age may be required)
  18. All photographs are eligible for the photography prize. There is an U18 photography prize also.
  19. The judges’ prizes will be announced after 12pm on Sunday 17th All work is judged anonymously
  20. The public vote prize will be announced via social media after the exhibition has finished and votes have been counted..
  21. Photos of the art works will be displayed on NAC website and social media. Artists will be credited with all copies
  22. We hope this is all clear. Feel free to talk to us if you have any queries or; 01902 572090.


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