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   open art competition   

Y Tŷ Celf - The Art House  is pleased to announce, Gorwel - Horizon, a group exhibition which invites 2D artists to explore and express the idea of looking forward, journey and what’s out there! 

Work is invited in the following mediums – painting, printing, drawing, photography, digital art within 3 categories - 

  • Over 18 years old 

  • Young people aged 13 –18 years old 

  • Y Tŷ Celf gallery members 

Selectors are Lisa Evans, Patricia McParlin and Yvonne Boxall 

Lisa Evans is Programme Director and Senior Lecturer at the Carmarthen School of Art. 


Patricia Mc Parlin is an award winning British artist who lives and works in Wales.  She studied at The University of Wales and The West Wales School of the Arts and is a member of The Royal Cambrian Academy. 


Yvonne Boxall is an abstract landscape artist, a former art teacher and founder of All Wales People’ First charity.

Who should apply? 

Open to artists living in Wales 

Details of entry or submission charges  

1 image - £10 

2 images - £15 

3 images - £20 

To enter the competition please  - 

  1. Complete the application form below


   how to enter   
Open Art Competition 
How many images are you submitting

Thanks for applying to Gorwel - Horizon Art Competition

2. Click the button below and pay for the number of entries - £10 for 1, £15 for 2 or £20 for 3.

3. Click the email link and send us jpeg images of your work. Photos can be taken by mobile phone if clear with no distortions. Submitted images should be no more than 1Mb in size and titled with your first and last name and numbered 1-3.jpg.  e.g. JaneJones 1.jpg

Prize categories 

Over 18 (non gallery member) - £100 and a free 1 month guest space in the gallery 

Young person 13-18 years - £50 and a free 1 month guest space in the gallery 

Gallery members - a free 1 month space in the gallery 


Location - the exhibition will be held at 1 John St, Llanelli, SA15 1UH 


Specific dates and timings 

Deadline for submissions is January 31st 2023 

Artists notified by February 10th 2023 

Hand in day Monday February 20th 2023 10am - 6pm 

Exhibition launch with awards Tuesday February 28th 6-8pm 

Exhibition runs March 1st – 10th 2023 

Collection of work on Saturday March 11th 10am - 4pm 

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