Rise to the artistic challenge - enter a competition today!

Entering a competition and sharing your work with others is immensely rewarding and something that allows you to challenge yourself and develop as an artist.

With monthly, annual and unique competitions available to enter, there's a whole host of different criteria to enjoy exploring and responding to. Not only that, you'll be in with the chance to win some fantastic prizes, and have your work featured in our online gallery and possibly in a forthcoming edition of Paint magazine.

Competition entry is FREE for all SAA members. Not yet a member? Join now and enjoy entering your work for free straight away!


Artist's Photo, You Paint It (May 2019)

Artist's Photo, You Paint It (May 2019)

Why don't you have a go at drawing or painting the Place Gambetta? Upload your finished creations by 22nd May. The winning entries will feature in the next issue of Paint!

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Snap, Crackle, Pop! (November 2019)

Snap, Crackle, Pop! (November 2019)

Submit your entry for your chance to be featured in the Members' Gallery in a future copy of the PAINT Newsletter.

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Global Tiger Day

Global Tiger Day

This year, we've teamed up with WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature) to show support for our planet. We’d like to invite you to paint a tiger for our second painting challenge. We’ll reveal a selection of the entries in the July issue of Paint magazine to coincide with WWF’s Global Tiger Day. The closing date is 22nd May 2019.

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Indian Summer (September 2019)

Indian Summer (September 2019)

Submit your entry for your chance to be featured in the Members' Gallery in a future copy of the PAINT Newsletter.

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Front Cover Artist

Front Cover Artist

We invite you to submit entries for a future front cover of Paint Magazine.

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Paint a Postcard

Paint a Postcard

This competition runs monthly throughout the year and is open to all members. If you're a new member, be sure to mention it with your submission and your work may be featured in the PAINT Newsletter.

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Previous Competitions

View closed competitions for winners and all entries.

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Join the SAA

Join SAA

If you're looking for a sense of belonging and the stimulus to paint more and better every day, SAA membership is the place for you!

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