Theo Paphitis Art Prize

The TV dragon and owner of London Graphic Centre launches a new drawing and painting prize on the theme ‘Escapism’.Theo said about launching the prize: “Art and all things creative have been a force for good and we want to recognise that, and most importantly put our money where our mouth is with cash prizes and recognise artistic talent. The theme of the competition is Escapism – perfect for this moment in time, as there can be no doubt that art encourages feeling free and boosts your mental health. It’s relaxing, creative and most importantly, good for the soul. I wish all entrants the best of luck, and am looking forward to seeing all the entries.”

Free to enter

One entry per person

Open to artists within the UK

All artists over 18 welcome to enter

2-dimensional artwork in any painting or drawing media






5000.00 and Peoples Choice Award £2,000. Various other prizes see link for details


Drawings, Paintings