Prize of £200 & winning entry to be exhibited in CAS 2021 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 file transfer 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 our website.   We can’t wait to see your entries!

Closing date: Friday 20th August 2021

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



Telephone number:


Name of artwork/s

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



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 5th September and collect it following the exhibition by 1st October 2021.


I have read the terms and conditions of entry


Send your entry to:

Competition prize: £200 plus the winning picture to be exhibited at the CAS Annual Exhibition in
Denbies Vineyard, London Rd, Dorking RH5 6AA: 6th to 19th September 2021

  1. Competition to start: 14th July 2021

  2. Competition to end: Friday 20th August 2021

  3. The winner will be notified by Friday 27th August 2021

  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, 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 any 2D medium, 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

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

  11. The competition is open to any UK residents including CAS members (but excluding Committee Members).

  12. The winning picture must be delivered to a CAS Committee Member in Croydon before Sunday 5th September 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 18mmdeep, smooth canvas around the edges and finished off by painting around the sides.).Advice and help re-framing 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. 6th September 2021 – 19th September 2021.

  18. The winning picture will need to be collected from a CAS Committee Member in Croydon once the exhibition finishes after 19th September 2021 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. All entrants into this competition will be deemed to have accepted these Rules.