Karen Adams and Jenny Swann Homewood at Paint Out Wells dawn paintout photo by Katy Jon Went

Paint Out Wells-next-the-Sea 2018 Plein Air Art Competition

The date for the Paint Out Wells-next-the-Sea Plein Air juried entry art competition this year is 8 September 2018, a one-day event. Submissions for Wells-next-the-Sea remain open until our artists quota is filled so to have the best chance of being selected please enter at the earliest opportunity.

If selected, there is a £30 participation fee. There is a £5 jury selection admin fee for new artists only, previously selected artists are not subject to this fee.

To enter, please provide the following information:

  • Your name, postal and email address and contact telephone number
  • A short biography of around 250 words and CV of any awards, prizes, shows etc.
  • 2 high-resolution images (300dpi) in either JPG or PNG format, up to 2MB in size each
  • A link to your website or a site on which your work is displayed
  • Agree to the Read the Rules!
  • Complete the online application form, paying attention to required fields marked *
  • Any issues filling in the form, call 07808 970429 or email for help
Paint Out Wells 2018 Submissions
Your first name
Your family/surname
Transport options - make sure to include your hometown below under address if offering/requesting a car share
Required if under 35, Optional if not!
Your website or a site where your work is displayed, include the http://
Your @Twitter profile name (if you have one)
Artist's or personal facebook page where you share your art, include the http://
Your Instagram profile name (if you have one)
Image size: Horizontal images should have a width of 1000-1600 pixels, and vertical images should have a height of 800-1200 pixels or so. Resolution no greater than 300 dpi, max image size suggested 1-2MB as 10MB is the total max for all images via form submission. You can use https://bulkresizephotos.com/ to edit your photo sizes (use pro settings to adjust to exact dimensions) Format: Images can be in a .jpg, or png format. File size limitation: Save your images with as little compression as possible (i.e. choose the best quality) while maintaining a file size less than 2 MB for each image. File name: Please use the surname, title of the work, and year completed. Example: 'Artist, The Blue Boat, 2015, Media, Size etc'
Please supply as PDF or Word doc a minimum 250 word description of your artistic style, experience, any notable awards or achievements, and reason for wanting to take part.
Please tick here to acknowledge that you understand PaintOut's Rules & Regulations and agree to abide by them. (In brief: 50% event/25% online commission structure, keeping to competition maximum painting times, strictly plein air painting, non-framing preferred, appearance in photos etc)