Artists in Penrith Saturday 30 September 2017


8am – 5pm

Artists are invited to take up the Challenge of creating a work of art from scratch in one day.


If you would like to take part, just complete the registration form below. We will then contact you to secure payment.
Artists must register by noon on Thursday 28th September 2017.


Artists will arrive in the morning with a blank canvas of their choice and after registration head out to create a work of art within 3 miles of the Clock Tower in the centre of Penrith. By 5pm the artists will have created a representation of Penrith, it’s people and surroundings as on Saturday 30th September 2017.

Prize winner’s announcement 6.30pm
At the end of the Saturday all work will be judged and prizes given out as follows:
First Place £750
Second Place £500
Third Place £100
People’s Choice £100

All the work will be displayed in an exhibition. At the end of the week there will be a People Choice prize of £100, voted for by visitors to the exhibition.
All work will be for sale and proceeds divided between the Artist 75% and EVAN 25%.

Exhibition of works for sale Sunday 1st October – Saturday 7th October

We are grateful for Sponsorship as follows:-
1st Prize : Bluetree Development –
2nd Prize EVAN
3rd Prize: Frame , Swift and Partners –
Additional sponsorship: Grahams; Booths; Cranstons


Artists in Penrith extends a warm welcome to artists, residents and visitors alike. We hope you enjoy the Artists in Penrith festival; our wonderful town has lots to offer visitors and the beautiful surroundings are inspiring for artists, walkers, families and four legged friends alike.

On the day please feel free to approach any of the artists who are taking part. If you would like further information just speak to one of our team who will be only too pleased to help. They’ll all be wearing their ‘I’m in EVAN’ badges.

Penrith’s excellent shops will provide you with plenty of entertainment as well as great food and drink.

For more information, regitsration form and the rules vist: