Art and Design students are invited to compete for an opportunity to show their work in the LSA Annual Exhibition 2019 (8 November - 7 December 2019) at New Walk Museum & Art Gallery. The LSA Student Award is open to students studying an art or design subject at a college or university in Leicester, Leicestershire or Rutland in full or part time education at any time during 2019.
Students who have completed a course in 2019 are also eligible to apply for the Award.
Cash prizes will be awarded to the winners at the preview of LSA Annual Exhibition 2019
Winner: £250 | Two Runners Up: £100 each
How to apply
You may submit up to THREE works to the competition, which you will upload after you have registered your application. First, complete and send the Application Form below. We will send you an email, with a login to the competition.
Upload your digital images at any time, but before the deadline on midnight on Friday 9 August 2019 . You may also enter an Artist Statement using your login. See 'Artwork' for details of what you can submit to the competition. It is free to apply to the competition.
A shortlist will be announced on this website on Wednesday 14 August 2019.
Students are required to bring their shortlisted work to Crown Hills School & Community College Leicester on Sunday 22 September 2019 between 9.30-10.00am for the final stage of the competition, and collect at 2.00pm.
The winners will be announced on this website on Monday 23 September 2019
Up to THREE works may be entered for the award. The deadline for digital submissions is midnight Friday 9 August 2019. The following ARE accepted:
2d works: Maximum size - W: 200cm x H: 200cm. Any media.
Framing - Unframed work may be submitted to the competition. Professional framing of winning work, if required, will be undertaken in collaboration with the student and the cost covered by LSA.
3d works: For free-standing 3d works there are no size restrictions. However, if your work requires the protection of a cased plinth, each work must be no larger than: W: 50cm x D: 50cm x H: 100cm. Please note: sharp or unstable works are excluded on grounds of health & safety at New Walk Museum, and electric works (other than battery powered) are not accepted.
The following are NOT accepted: video, installation, sound or performance art.