Brian Hatton Young Artist Competition 2017

Hereford College of Arts is delighted to announce that the Brian Hatton Young Artist Competition 2017 is officially open for entries!


We invite you to celebrate the life and work of Herefordshire artist Brian Hatton by entering our exciting competition, with the chance to win some great prizes!

Open to creative adventurers aged 5-16, with a passion for art. 



This year we have linked the competition with Herefordshire Artist Brian Hatton. During his life, Brian Hatton created over 1000 art works including, oil paintings, watercolours, and pencil and pastel drawings, together with a small number of prints. His subjects included: landscape views, horses and other animals, agricultural activities and country people. We encourage entrants to explore his work which may provide some inspiration.

We welcome all kinds of 2D art – painting, drawing, illustration, collage or print.   So send us pictures of the things you love, or creative abstract images – the judges want to see them all!

How to enter:
Entries can be posted to the address below, or delivered between 9am-5pm Monday to Friday. When entering please read the competition Terms & Conditions, and complete a Submission form, which should be included with your enrty.

Young Artist Competition
Hereford College of Arts
Folly Lane



Special awards of £100 will be made to each category winner’s school  and one prize of £100 will be awarded to a school whose overall entries have impressed the judges.

Dont forget to use the competition hastag  #YoungArtHCA 

For more information email