Darlington Arts Festival

Artwork "Spring Tide" by Glen Whisson

If you have any difficulties with the registration process please contact the Open Art Coordinator at:                                                                                                                                                             [email protected]

Category First Prize Awards

Painting                            $1,000

Printmaking/Drawing        $1,000

Photography/ Digital Art   $1,000

3D etc.                              $1,000

(Sculpture/ Furniture/Ceramics/


Best in show prize.           $1,800

Please note that in 2017 artworks which are Highly Commended will be awarded certificates.

Please email for further information to:

[email protected]

The Darlington Arts Festival is a not-for-profit volunteer association run by the Community for the Community.

Entries close:

5pm Friday 29th September 2017

(late entries or changes will not be accepted)

Entry forms available at various outlets and online at:


Entry forms and ‘STATEMENT BY SUPPLIER’ (if applicable) to be emailed to :

[email protected]

Artworks to be delivered:

Monday 30th October 2017  (3pm to 6pm)

(Please see Section 8 of the Conditions of Entry for details of delivery times)

Artwork delivery point:

Backstage Door

Darlington Hall, corner Owen Road and Pine

Terrace, Darlington

Festival Opening & Award Night:

Friday 3rd November 2017 (details to follow)

Exhibition open:

Saturday 4th November 10am to 5pm

Sunday 5th November 10am to 4pm

Collection of unsold works:

Sunday 5th November between 5pm and 6pm

The voluntary Festival Committee gratefully accepts offers of administrative assistance with the artworks during exhibition opening hours –

Saturday 4th November 10am to 5pm

Sunday 5th November 10am to 4pm