Monday, 24 February 2014

New BBC Programe Seeks Amateur Artists

The BBC have recently issued a call for amateur artists to compete in a new television series.  Their press release can be read below.  Any interested members can find out more at and should contact the BBC directly if interested in participating


BBC One is on the hunt for the best of Britain's amateur artists for a competitive arts series. We're looking for amateur painters from all over the UK who have a passion for painting and drawing. If you are over 16 and like a creative challenge we want to hear from you. Applicants must not be professional artists and will be expected to work in a variety of different figurative forms and media - from landscape, portraiture and still life, to watercolour, oil and charcoal.

To apply - please send your name, address, age, occupation and contact number, along with a recent photo, up to three images of your work, and a short paragraph about why you paint to:

Or by post to: Amateur Artist, MC5 A6, BBC Media Centre, Wood Lane, London, W12 7TQ

(Please DO NOT send originals as these cannot be returned to you)

Deadline is Sunday 23rd March but don't wait until the closing date!
Full Terms and Conditions available at

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