Artist Competition

Thank you for your interest in becoming an exclusive For the Love of the North artist.  We’re so excited to see your work and learn a little bit more about you. We are so blessed in the North East to have such a creative community of talent.


So, what we’re looking for is original unseen artwork / digital images showcasing the very best of our region that can ultimately be turned into prints and cards for sale in For the Love of the North shops and website.


We’re sorry but at this time we are not looking for photography but are looking for your own artistic interpretation of particular locations, landmarks, the very essence of the region. Whether it’s nostalgic, modern or something in between of our wonderful North East of England, we so want to reflect you as an artist and your own particular technique and style. This is your chance to show your amazing skills and passion for the region.


We are looking for 4 winners to enter into an exclusive licensing agreement each of whom will receive £250.


Key Dates

31st May 2020 – Online Entries open

30th June 2020 – Deadline for online entries, by 23:59

14th July 2020 – Shortlisted artists will be contacted prior to this date.

Terms & Conditions

All entries must be submitted by 23:59 on 30th June 2020. 

Please send competition entries as either a jpeg or photo.

If chosen as a winner your final artwork needs to be 300dpi and CMYK and able to fit to various templates e.g have a 3mm bleed for prints and / or your logo added for cards.

To be eligible winners need to be currently residing in the North East of England, as defined by the historic counties of Durham, Northumberland and Yorkshire.

To enter email your image featuring a location in the North East of England to 

One entry per person.

In sending an image, entrants confirm that they own the copyright of the image or have the copyright owner’s authority to distribute the image for reproduction.

Entrants must be aged 18 or over on 30th June 2020.

Shortlisted entrants will be notified by mid – July 2020.

The decision of the adjudicators (Lucy and Paul Hull) is final and no correspondence can be entered into.

The personal information supplied by entrants will be held securely by the organisers in accordance with the Data Protection Act, 1998.

No employee of For the Love of the North, or relative thereof, is eligible for a prize


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