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The Essex Open

The Beecroft Art Gallery’s Open Exhibition is the largest and most prestigious open art exhibition in Essex, drawing together a varied selection of new work by professional and amateur artists from around the county.

The exhibition is open to any artist, amateur or professional, over the age of 16 and either resident or working as an artist in Essex (including those London boroughs formerly part of Essex).

 

Applications for the 58th Essex Open are live between 1st October - 31st October 2018:

To enter work, find further details and a step by step guide on how to enter please visit: http://essexopen.southendmuseums.org.uk/

 

The 58th Essex Open Exhibition will be selected by John Doubleday.

The Beecroft Art Gallery’s Open Exhibition is the largest and most prestigious open art exhibition in Essex, drawing together a varied selection of new work by professional and amateur artists from around the county.

The exhibition is open to any artist, amateur or professional, over the age of 16 and either resident or working as an artist in Essex (including those London boroughs formerly part of Essex).

Selected work will be displayed in the Beecroft Art Gallery, Victoria Avenue, Southend-on-Sea from 24th November 2018 – 26th January 2019.

Image: Portrait of Giulia by Alexander Debenham

 

Awarding Prizes in the Following Categories

£250 Best work in Exhibition Sponsored by Brera

£250 of Gift Vouchers for Best Oil or Acrylic in Exhibition Sponsored by GreatArt

£250 of Gift Vouchers & The Shirley Robson Bowl for Best Watercolour in Exhibition Sponsored by GreatArt

£250 of Gift Vouchers for Best Print or Drawing in Exhibition Sponsored by GreatArt

£250 of Gift Vouchers for Best work in 3D or Mixed Media Sponsored by GreatArt

£250 Best Photograph in Exhibition Sponsored by USP College

 

With thanks to the Essex Open sponsors:

https://www.greatart.co.uk/

http://www.brera-london.com/

https://www.seevic-college.ac.uk
 

Southend Museums Service is part of the Culture Section of the Adult and Community Services Department, Southend on Sea, Essex Borough Council