The Castlegate Prize

Key Details

£10,000 single winning prize award

You can submit, via the website, either a painting, drawing or mixed-media work designed for wall display, inspired by the word “Hope” 

You need to be at least sixteen years of age to enter 

Each entry costs £20 (including VAT where applicable)

You may enter more than once

At least two high resolution images must be provided, one of the work itself and one “in-situ”

All entry proceeds will be donated to Young Minds, registered charity no. 02780643

The closing date for entry is 14th February 2020

The Directors of Castlegate House Gallery will initially make a selection of sixty works of art to go forward to the second stage (second stage selection), by no later than 13th March. All successful entrants will be notified, any not receiving such notification should assume they have been unsuccessful 

The Judges (as outlined) will review the second stage selection works digitally and narrow down to a shortlist of thirty works, with those shortlisted notified by no later than 10th April 2020. Those successful at this stage will be notified and the physical art works requested to be transported to Castlegate House Gallery (the gallery) in Cockermouth for final judging and the winner’s announcement on the evening of Saturday 2nd May.

All works will remain on exhibition at the gallery for a period of three weeks from 2nd May 2020. All works must be available for sale subject to an industry standard commission arrangement with the gallery

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