Cowbridge Open Art Exhibition
Cowbridge, in the beautiful Vale of Glamorgan, South Wales is the setting for our first annual Open Art Competition. Cowbridge is already renowned for its famous Music Festival and Food and Drink Festival – now the Cowbridge community vision is extending to the world of art and design. We welcome your entry in three categories, with selected entrants exhibited in two historic venues in Cowbridge town.
The exhibition will be held in two venues, the Art and Applied Art will be in the Old Hall Gallery (open 10 – 5 pm each day) and the Print section will be in the public areas of the nearby Bear Hotel and all work will be for sale.The prizes have been sponsored by numerous local businesses and local art groups, and has been supported by grants from the Vale of Glamorgan Council and Cowbridge with Llanblethian Town Council.
The first Cowbridge Open Art exhibition is to be held in the town from August 1st – 13th. There will be over £2000 of prize money, which is one the highest amounts offered by any similar competitions in Wales. The prizes will awarded for the best three works in each of three categories – Art, Prints and Applied Art (3D and craft) as well as a Visitors’ Prize. Closing date - July 4th.