A welcome return to this relatively new art prize, now in its 4th year. The subject of which focuses on the Artist as Polymath, basically multitalented crafts people whose expertise spans a variety of different subject areas. You know, Jack-of-all-trades. Alongside Renaissance man Ruskin, this prize has been inspired by The Year of Making in Sheffield, a hands on event which took place throughout 2016, and The Big Draw’s year of Steam Power, which celebrates a link between Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Maths. The prize aims to promote and offer exposure to emerging artists using a wide range of media and techniques.

The competition is open to all artists over 18. To enter please complete the online submission form before Monday 24th April 2017. A maximum of 3 artworks per entrant.



From all the entries a selection of 20 artists will be shortlisted to have their work exhibited at the Millennium Gallery, Sheffield from 21st June – 8th October 2017.
Plus not to mention substantial prize money will be awarded to first and second place respectively- plus a student prize. Take a look at previous exhibitions to get an idea of the level of artwork on display.

Promotional art by Zachary Eastwood-Bloom, sculture and designer who is also part of the judging selection panel.
Banner: Mirror 2015