Landscape Painter of the Year 2016 competition: apply now!

PUBLISHED: 14:54 05 August 2016 | UPDATED: 15:31 05 August 2016

A Barge on the Stour at Dedham, early 20th century, by Sir Alfred Munnings © The estate of Sir Alfred Munnings, Dedham

A Barge on the Stour at Dedham, early 20th century, by Sir Alfred Munnings © The estate of Sir Alfred Munnings, Dedham

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Are you inspired by our county’s bucolic beauties? Would you love to have a chance to show your work in a gallery? Then enter Essex Life’s new competition to find the

Landscape Painter of the Year 2016

The competition is open to amateurs and professionals. Whether you have shown your work before or not, this is your chance to show your work as part of a professional exhibition as well as win a cash prize of £250.

The prize

An opportunity to exhibit at a local gallery alongside other finalists

A feature in Essex Life on you and your works of art

A first prize of £250

To enter, send up to three images, including the title of each work, the medium and where it was painted, as well as a brief biography of yourself to the editor, julian.read@archant.co.uk

Closing date is December 31, 2016

The finalists will be announced in our March issue.

Rules of the competition

Open only to residents of Essex

Must be own work

Must be a painting — can include oils, acrylic and watercolour on canvas, paper or board

Must be new work (not previously shown or sold) and available for exhibition in March 2017

Entrants must be aged over 18

The judges’ decision is final

Archant reserves the right to use images in future publicity

Number of entries limited to three works of art per person

All normal Archant competition terms and conditions apply

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