Photography Contest

Wildlife Artist of the Year 2021

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Eligibility |

Open to all 17+

Entry Fees |

25 GBP

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Cash Prize
Wildlife Artist of the Year is an internationally renowned art competition and exhibition often referred to as the 'Oscars of international wildlife art.' Each year, the competition welcomes entries from hundreds of talented artists worldwide, in a celebration of outstanding wildlife art.

There are seven categories: - Animal Behaviour
- Earth's Wild Beauty
- Facing Extinction
- Human Impact (for artists between 16 and 22 years of age)
- Into the Blue
- Urban Wildlife
- Wings

Mediums can include oil, acrylic, watercolour, pencil, mixed media, bronze, plaster, wire, collage with styles encompassing traditional, abstract, monochrome and many others the choice is yours. Photography or digital artworks are not accepted in this competition.

There is no maximum number of entries. Copyright will remain with the artist.

The entry fee is 25 GBP per an artwork for the first two entries, thereafter it is 15 GBP per entry.

Entry to the 'Human Impact' category for young people is 15 GBP per entry.

Eligibility Open worldwide to both amateur and professional artists alike aged 16 years or over.

- First prize: 10,000 GBP (approx. 12,735 USD)
- Second prize: 1,000 GBP
- 7 category winners: 500 GBP each
- People's Choice Award: 500 GBP Great Art vouchers
- The Elizabeth Hosking Prize for Watercolour: 500 GBP