The 2021 Picturing Kirkby Stephen art competition will take place on Saturday 3rd July 2021
Artists are invited to create an original piece of artwork in one day based in and around the picturesque market town of Kirkby Stephen.
There is plenty of scope for a variety of subjects with: Fabulous fells, fields and footpaths. Bubbling becks. The river Eden. Quaint architecture. Historical artefacts. Pretty surrounding villages. Historic Parish Church. And a cattle market.
On the day artworks will be judged and there will be:
1st Prize of £250
2nd prize of £150
3rd prize of £100
Young artist prize £100
After judging artwork will go on display and for sale in The Parish Church for 4 weeks. Visitors will be asked to vote for their favourite artwork. A peoples prize of £100 will be awarded to the winner.
If you’re an artist – download the artist information, register on the day and enjoy a day of creating, competing for a prize and taking part in the exhibition. Young artists (16-18) will need parental consent.
If you’re not an artist join us for the day to see artists at work and enjoy everything this market town has to offer.
Sorry but photography is not included in this competition.