If you experience problems with the online entry process, including payments by Stripe, or if you have any questions about entering DISCERNING EYE DRAWING BURSARY  that can not be answered by reading the Rules & Guidelines, or by looking at the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs), please contact the website administrators by email.

No, there is no theme for the Bursary.

Yes, the Entry Fee is £5 for all artists.

Yes.  The artworks must not exceed 30cms square or 12″ sq insize.  This must be the actual size of the support, be it paper or otherwise.  Framing will be on top of this size.

No, only artists currently resident in the UK are eligible for entry.

Yes, the competition is open to all artists born or currently resident in the UK.

We are trying to encourage all applicants to enter online in order to reduce our paper usage, speed up the application process. However, if you are unable to process an application online, please contact Parker Harris.

Ideally all images should be 300dpi but with a maximum file size of 500KB. Only the following file formats are acceptable: JPEGs, TIFFs or PNGs.

Check that each of your image files are 500kb or less and that they are the accepted file types (either JPG, TIFF, or PNG.) If you still encounter problems, please contact the website Parker Harris.

All artists will be notified by 12 October 2018 if they have been selected for exhibition.

No, work does not have to framed. If your work is selected you will be contacted by Parker Harris to discuss how your work should be displayed.

Help & Support

Please read the FAQs for the commonly asked questions. If you are still unsure please contact the Project Managers, Parker Harris:

01372 462190(9am - 5pm Monday to Friday)

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