Jackson’s Painting Prize 2021 Longlist Announced

Jackson’s Painting Prize received 8674 submissions this year, from artists all over the world, of all ages and abilities. We are now thrilled to announce the longlist and share the artworks that made it through the first round of judging.

From 8674 entries, we have selected a longlist of just 400. These artworks are eligible for one of the six category prizes of £500 and the shortlist, as selected by the expert judges panel. The emerging artists in the longlist will also be eligible for the Emerging Artist Award of £1000 and those entrants from the longlist who are eligible for the Outstanding Watercolour Award are in the running for the £500 Jackson’s Art Supplies voucher.

To all the artists who entered this year, thank you for sharing your work with us. We appreciate how much time and energy goes into putting a submission together.

The shortlist will be announced on Wednesday 31st March and voting from the shortlist for the People’s Choice Award will also be open to the public.

Each voter for the People’s Choice Award goes into the draw to win a £150 Jackson’s Art Supplies voucher.

Shortlist announced and People’s Choice Award voting opens: 31st March

Voting for the People’s Choice Award closes: Midday, 13th April

People’s Choice Award announced: 14th April

Outstanding Watercolour Award announced: 15th April

Six Category Prize Awards announced: 16th April

Emerging Artist Award announced: 20th April

Jackson’s Painting Prize 2021 winner announced: 21st April

Clare McNamara

Clare co-ordinates the annual Jackson’s Painting Prize, and contributes regularly to the blog with features, reviews and interviews. With a background in fine arts, her current practices are illustration, graphic design, video and music.

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