Artists of the Year 2024 is open for entries - ENTER NOW

Artists of the Year 2024

SAA Artists of the Year competition is in it's 30th year. What we are most proud of is that our Artists Of The Year competition is accessible to even the most beginner artist due to our range of prizes and awards.

Header image: Golden Fruit by Valerie Rath

Artists of the Year is back!

We're absolutely thrilled to share some wonderful news with you – Artists of the Year 2024 is now open for entries!

As a valued member of the SAA community, we're delighted to let you know that you can submit your artwork absolutely free of charge. Yes, you read that right, no fees!

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The categories for Artists of the Year 2024 are:

  • Wildlife
  • Abstract or Experimental
  • Land, Sea & City
  • Still Life & Botanical
  • People

Enter this year's Artists of the Year

Artist of the Year '24 is now open for entries.
The closing date for entries is noon on Friday 10th May 2024.
Good luck

View 2023 winners

In 2023, we received over 2,000 entries. Here are the winners that were selected by our panel of judges.
Gorilla Study by Martin Buffery

What is SAA Artists of the Year?

Are you an artist looking for an exciting opportunity to showcase your work? Look no further than the SAA Artists of the Year competition, now in its 30th year! With over 25,000 entries in the past six years alone, this competition welcomes artists of all levels - from beginners to professionals - to share their passion and accomplishments.

But that's not all - with a range of awards and prizes up for grabs, even as a beginner, you could win big! We want to inspire and celebrate artists at all levels and abilities, and with free entry for SAA members, there's no reason not to get involved. So why not tell your friends and join the fun?

This year's competition is once again being hosted on the 'Zealous' platform, making it easier than ever to enter. Simply create a free account, upload your high-quality images, and even save your entries as drafts or edit them after you've submitted - all up until the deadline. Don't miss your chance to shine - enter now!

About the SAA

At SAA, we live and breathe art.

We believe that every artist deserves the best possible support and resources, no matter where they are in their creative journey. Our online hub offers a wealth of tuition and inspiration from expert artists, as well as a Knowledge Hub where you can get all your art questions answered.

Since 1992, our mission has been to inform, encourage, and inspire artists of all levels. We constantly evolve to make sure our inspiration remains relevant in the ever-changing world of art.

If you're looking to challenge yourself and explore your talents, check out our portfolio of activities which includes competitions and challenges. We want to help our members and customers unleash their full creative potential. So come and join us at SAA, where we're all about Supporting All Artists.