Saturday, 8 March 2014

EMAIL: Calling all amateur artists

Give amateur art the chance to shine
in the national spotlight...

The BBC is all set to give art a starring role on 
national TV and this is your chance to share your enthusiasm and passion for amateur art and really put it on the map.

Together we can help raise the profile of painting and drawing across the country and shout about the fantastic artistic talent that exists within the diverse SAA community and beyond.

With only weeks to go to, make sure you apply now and take advantage of this unique opportunity to motivate a nation to pick up a brush and have some fun!


BBC One is on the hunt for the best of Britain’s amateur artists for a new 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 andcontact 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 can not be returned to you)
Terms and Conditions available at
The SAA, society for all artists, is the home of painting. We're here to encourage, inform and inspire everyone who likes to draw and paint - and we'd love you to join us. Click here to find out more.
Teaching Art Ltd (trading as SAA).
SAA, PO BOX 50, Newark, Notts, NG23 5GY
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