20th South Holland Open Arts Exhibition

The South Holland Open Arts Exhibition is a showcase of artwork created by artists who live and work in South Holland and the surrounding region.

This prestigious annual event has been running since 1999 and attracts artists and visitors from across the East of England.

The 20th South Holland Open Arts Exhibition is open to any professional or amateur artist over the age of 14, living or working in Lincolnshire, North Lincolnshire, North East Lincolnshire, Cambridgeshire, Nottinghamshire, Rutland, Northamptonshire, Norfolk, Leicestershire or Fenland. An independent panel of judges will choose artworks to form the exhibition showcasing the wide range of styles and techniques of the talented artists in our region.

The free exhibition will be held at the South Holland Centre in Spalding between Friday 17th April and Thursday 23rd April.

There are 4 prize categories this year.

  • The public vote trophy will be presented to the artist whose artwork receives the most votes from visitors to the exhibition.
  • Best Newcomer, sponsored by Riverbank Studios will receive £100 cash prize. The winner will be chosen by the independent panel of judges.
  • Young Person Award (aged 14-18), sponsored by Spalding Picture Framing will receive £250 worth of framing vouchers.
  • Photography Prize, sponsored by Spalding Picture Framing will also receive £250 worth of framing vouchers.

If you would like to enter your artwork please complete the form and return by Friday 28th February at 5pm. Icon for pdf Open Arts Entry form [3.66MB]

If you would like further information about our events please contact the Communities Team on 01775 761161 or email: community@sholland.gov.uk