New Light - North of England

New Light Prize Exhibition 2020/21




Entries are now open for New Light Prize Exhibition, one of the largest open exhibitions in the country with great prizes and awards, including the £10,000 Valeria Sykes Award, Emerging Artist Award and Printmakers’ Prize amongst others.

Shortlisted works will be exhibited in the North’s most prestigious venues: Scarborough Art Gallery; Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery, Carlisle and the Biscuit Factory, Newcastle. All selected artists will also be included in an exhibition at the Bankside Gallery, London.

Artists are invited to submit wall-hung work in a wide range of media, including prints, drawing, digital and painting; for details visit

Open to artists born, based or who have studied in the North of England. Entry fees are £20 for one artwork, £40 for two and then £10 per work. There is no limit to the number of artworks artists can enter. However a maximum of 3 works per artist will be shortlisted.


New Light
North of England