Jackson’s Painting Prize 2021

Jackson’s Painting Prize, a competition that champions exceptional artworks made by international creators at all points in their careers, is now accepting application for 2021. For the sixth year, they will be accepting 2-dimensional fine artworks in any painting or drawing media. Submissions are welcome from artists all over the world, of all ages and abilities. This time Jackson’s Painting Prize is offering over £10,000 in prize money, as well as art materials.

Jackson’s Painting Prize exists to champion exceptional artworks made by international creators at all points in their careers, with tailored prizes aimed to give successful applicants the exposure and resources that are most relevant to them.


  • Animal
  • Portrait / Figure
  • Landscape / Cityscape / Seascape
  • Still Life / Botanical
  • Abstract / Non-representational
  • Scenes of Everyday Life

Jackson’s Painting Prize costs £5 per artwork to enter and you may submit up to 5 artworks per entrant


  • Jackson’s painting prize – £6000
  • Emerging artist award – £1000
  • Outstanding water color award – £500 Jackson’s voucher
  • People’s choice award– £500 Jackson’s voucher
  • Six category awards – £500 each


  • Printmaking, pure photography, computer generated or manipulated artwork and 3D sculptural works are not eligible for selection.
  • Artworks for the competition must be submitted by the artist who created it.
  • Drawings or paintings of an inappropriate or offensive subject matter will be removed from the competition.
  • All work must be your own intellectual property. This means we will not accept artworks that directly copy other people’s work (this does not include artistic interpretations) or works that are made from a tutorial.
  • We are not accepting entries that have previously won a major competition or that have been extensively exhibited in any established galleries.
  • Jackson’s Art Supplies may ask for artworks to be sent for further inspection and consideration before or outside of longlist / shortlist / prize winning selection.
  • The winning work must be available for viewing, if requested, and must be like the digital photo submission. We may require a photo of the winner standing in front of their painting for publicity purposes. Please do not submit an image if you do not have access to the original work. Jackson’s Art Supplies will advise on how the prize winner’s photograph should be composed.
  • If you or an immediate family member is an employee of Jackson’s Art Supplies you cannot enter the competition. Jackson’s Prize is non-transferable. No substitution or cash equivalent of prizes is permitted.
Eligible Regions: Open for All