Open Art exhibition

Ann Squire


The New Forest Open Art competition and exhibition has been running since 2013. If you are an aspiring or accomplished artist who takes inspiration from the National Park, why not enter this year?

The competition is run by the New Forest National Park Authority in partnership with the New Forest Centre in Lyndhurst, and welcomes submissions from artists on 2 and 3 July ahead of an exhibition at the Centre from 15 July to 7 October.

The competition and the exhibition of the artwork is sponsored by ExxonMobil at the Fawley Refinery, who have contributed prizes for the winners:

  • First prize - £500
  • Second prize - £300
  • Third prize - £100
  • People’s Prize - £100.

If you would like to enter a piece of art, download the application form.

You can get more information about previous exhibitions, and view galleries of by using the links on the left of this page.

  1. Introduction (you are here)
  2. Open Art 2017
  3. Open Art 2016
  4. Open Art 2015
  5. Open Art 2014
  6. Open Art 2013


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