Prize of £200 & winning entry to be exhibited in CAS 2022 Exhibition at Denbies Wine Estate.

This is a fantastic opportunity for any artists who follow us and those interested in getting their work seen in a beautiful venue.

Entry is free and open to both non-professional and established artists (including CAS members) for any original 2D artworks.

Artists must be UK residents, entries to be no more than 32 inches / 81 cm and the winning submission will need to be framed prior to the exhibition (unless it is on a box canvas).

Entry is via email with a photograph of your work, which we recommend you send by WeTransfer (it’s free) to ensure your work can be clearly seen.

Whilst you are at it you might like to consider joining CAS too - take a look at the full details for both membership and the competition on this website.   We can’t wait to see your entries!


Closing date: Monday 8th August 2022

Entry to Croydon Art Society Competition (please include the following in your application)

Name, Address, Any art experience, Telephone number

Email, Name and number of artwork/s

Size of artwork (not longer than 81cm at longest length), Medium.

Please confirm that, if selected as the winning submission, you will be able to deliver your framed artwork to a CAS Committee Member by Sunday 28th August 2022 and collect it following the exhibition by 1st October 2022.

I have read the terms and conditions of entry

Send your entry to:


Competition prize: £200 plus winning picture to be exhibited at the CAS Annual Exhibition in Denbies Vineyard, London Rd, Dorking, RH5 6AA: 29th August to 11th September 2022

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  1. Competition to start: 8th June 2022

  2. Competition to end: Monday 8th August 2022

  3. The winner will be notified by Friday 19th August 2022

  4. Entry to this competition is free.

  5. Up to 3 pictures per person can be entered into this competition

  6. Entrants to the competition must provide their name, any relevant art experience, address, contact telephone number and email.  This information will only be kept for the use of this competition as per GDPR.

  7. Competition entry images and personal details to be ideally sent to CAS via WeTransfer. This information will be kept until the end of the competition and the winning picture has been selected before being deleted.

  8. Pictures can be in any 2D medium, both traditional and modern including digital art.   Digital work will only be accepted provided it has been printed by a Giclee process (maximum 50) and certified as such by a member of The Fine Art Trade Guild.

  9. All works must be the original conceptual work of the artist submitting and imitations of the work of other artists are not acceptable.   All etchings and other printed works must state the limited edition number (maximum 50).   Unlimited edition prints are not acceptable.  Please be aware of copyright obligations when you work from photographs. 

  10. The picture size must not exceed 32 inches (81 cm) longest side including the frame.

  11. The competition is open to any UK residents including CAS members (but excluding Committee Members and any past or current, paid presenters used by CAS). 

  12. The winning picture must be delivered to a CAS Committee Member in Croydon before Sunday 28th August at the very latest (prior to the start of Denbies exhibition) and they will transport the picture to Denbies.

  13. If the winning picture is not delivered in time to be transported to the CAS Annual Exhibition at Denbies then it will not be able to take part in the exhibition.  The winning picture will be transported entirely at the winner’s risk and no responsibility will be accepted for damage during transit by either the person transporting or the Society.

  14. Entrants must provide an image of their picture.  If it is already framed then this must be included in the image along with the frame size and medium of work. 

  15. Unframed pictures can be entered but this must be indicated at the time of entry and you must be prepared to frame it and make it ready for hanging prior to being exhibited at Denbies.  Help can be provided for this for the exhibition.

  16. If your picture is not already framed, you may find it better to purchase a frame from Ikea/Dunelm/Amazon for example.  Therefore, it is advised that entries should ideally fit a commercially available frame (unless painted on a box canvas with a minimum of 30mm deep, smooth canvas around the edges and finished off by painting around the sides.).  Advice and help with reframing and mounting work can be given if necessary.

  17. Pictures must be available for display at Denbies throughout the whole of the CAS exhibition e.g. Monday 29th August 2022 to Sunday 11th September 2022

  18. The winning picture will need to be collected from a CAS Committee Member in Croydon once the exhibition finishes after 11th September 2022 unless sold during the exhibition.

  19. The winner can choose for their winning picture to be exhibited as Not For Sale or offered for sale at Denbies subject to the 30% CAS commission fees that all CAS members are required to pay.   The minimum price for any picture offered for sale during the CAS exhibition at Denbies is £50.

  20. The monetary prize will not be paid until after the CAS Denbies exhibition has finished.

  21. CAS Selectors' decision on the winning entry is final.

  22. CAS reserves the right to use images of entrant’s pictures as publicity for this Competition on the CAS Website or Social Media sites.

  23. All entrants into this competition will be deemed to have accepted these Rules.