Artist of the Year Award 2018
Think you could be the UK’s next great artist? If you’ve got a masterpiece you’re ready to show off, we’d love to see it! Whatever your medium, whether you’re a watercolour wonder, an ace of the abstract or a pro with pastels, we’re looking for artworks that show off your outstanding creativity and skill.
We’ve got categories for junior, student and adult artists, perfect for talent of all ages and levels of experience.
The three winning entries will each earn a prize that includes £200 to spend with us, an art goody bag worth £300 with contributions from a range of top brands, and the opportunity to showcase their work in a ‘Meet The Artist’ post on our blog.
This competition will be running from 2nd August 2018, up until midnight on 12th September 2018. The winners will be chosen by our panel of experts. Winners will be contacted on 13th September 2018 with details of the next stage of the competition.
There are several ways to enter! Either use the entry form below, upload your entry to Twitter or Instagram with a description and the category you would like to enter using the hashtag #ArtForTheWin, or take your artwork into your local Hobbycraft store where our colleagues will be happy to photograph and upload your entry to their store twitter using the #ArtForTheWin.
There are three categories, one of which your entry will fall into:
- Hobbycraft Junior Artist of the Year 2018 (12 years and under)
- Hobbycraft Student Artist of the Year 2018 (13 years and over, and in full time education)
- Hobbycraft Artist of the Year 2018 (16 years and over)
As well as the accolade, each of the three category winners will receive:
- A glass trophy
- £200 Hobbycraft Gift Voucher
- An art goody bag full of fantastic art products to try worth £300
- A ‘Meet the Artist’ interview on the Hobbycraft blog showcasing their artwork
7 x weekly winners will each receive a £20 Hobbycraft gift voucher
How to Enter
Submit your details into the relevant category form below with a photograph of your artwork, your age, and a short description of what you’ve created.
Please read the competition terms and conditions » before entering.
Please ensure that the image you upload is under 2MB
All entries to the Artist of the Year Award 2018 will be displayed in the gallery below!*
Click on any image below to enlarge and scroll through the competition entries. By selecting the ‘i’ icon in the bottom-left of each image, you’ll be able to find out what inspired each entrant!
Enter an artwork of your own using the form above, and don’t forget to share this gallery and let us know which entries you’re inspired by in the comments!
*Please note that all entries must be approved before showing in the gallery, so check back soon if you can’t find your entry straight away!
Hobbycraft Junior Artist of the Year 2018 Gallery
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Hobbycraft Student Artist of the Year 2018 Gallery
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Hobbycraft Artist of the Year 2018 Gallery