The Dartmoor Open 2016

Sponsored by Sawdye & Harris and supported by Devon Life Magazine


Green Hill Arts, Dartmoor’s leading Art Gallery is accepting submissions for the Dartmoor Open 2016. Artists working in any medium are invited to submit a maximum of 3 artworks for consideration.

To submit, simply pay the £15.00 submission fee and download the application form in either PDF or DOC format by clicking here:

Application Form PDF
Application Form DOC

Then email the completed application - along with your artworks - to

The aim of the Open is to find and reward the best of our counties artists in an open to all visual art competition. This exhibition offers artists the opportunity to exhibit as part of a professionally curated and public-facing show taking place at Green Hill Arts Gallery. We look to create a dynamic show that serves as a platform in recognising, promoting and showcasing the wealth of talent that Devon has to offer. 

Submissions are only accepted from artists living in the county of Devon.

The Dartmoor Open offers an opportunity to be part of an established show, with emerging talent exhibiting alongside highly regarded professional artists; this gives residents and visitors the chance to see the diverse range of creative talent in the area.

The Open will run from Saturday 19th March – Friday 16th April 2016, with an opening event on Friday 18th from 6.30pm to 8pm. We look forward to seeing your work and the excellent surprises that the Open always produces.

The deadline for submissions is midnight on Friday 19th February 2016. Applicants will be notified whether their application has been successful, or otherwise, during the week ending Saturday 5th March.

Selection Committee:

Jem Southamrenowned Photographer and Professor of MA Photography at Plymouth University
Andy Cooper -  Editor of Devon Life 
Danny Holmes-Adams - British Landscape painter
Philippa de Burlet Ceramicist

Devon Life will be offering an Editors Choice Award of which the winner will receive a featured article in an issue of Devon Life!