You can now enter online! Simply click on the 'Enter Competition' icon at the top of this page and follow the instructions from there.
E-mail entries, are only open to SAA members and are acceptable in JPEG format no larger than 3MB per image. With only one picture per email.
Please email to email@example.com with full details included in each covering e-mail. Mark the e-mail subject as AOY2018 with your status and painting subject. It should look like this in the email subject: 'AOY2018 Amateur Landscape or Woodland Scene'.
Entrants must determine their own status from Professional, Amateur, Beginner (painting for less than 2 years at time of entry), Young (16 to 25 at time of entry) and Junior (up to 16 at time of entry).
For postal entries, please supply all the information listed below and send your entries to SAA Artist of the Year 2018, PO Box 50, Newark, Notts, NG23 5GY, UK.
Please do not enclose anything else with your entry.
IMPORTANT Please ensure that each painting entry is clearly marked with:
- Full Artist name
- Full postal address
- Telephone number
- Membership Number. (if a member)
- Your Status (e.g. Professional, Amateur, Beginner, Young, Junior)
- Age (if under 25)
- Title of painting
- Medium (e.g. Watercolour, acrylic, etc)
- Category (Animal or Wildlife, Portrait or Figure, etc)
- Size including frame in centimetres (cm)
Incomplete entries will be disqualified. All entries and artwork must be submitted as good quality photographs or colour photocopies (no larger than A3) as original paintings cannot be accepted. If you are not an SAA member please remember you get ONE FREE ENTRY and for subsequent entries you will need to enclose your payment (Non-members £7.50 per entry and a Special Students price of only £3.50 per entry, students may only enter as Young or Junior). No responsibility will be taken for any entries and no entry will be returned, please keep a copy for your records.