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Art competition

CPAA Art Competition

Open to all Mental Health and Learning Disability Service Users and Carers


Our journal ‘The Approach’ is produced on a quarterly basis and we are looking for four designs to use on the cover depicting either: spring, summer, autumn or winter.

All entries must be of your own design, 2D, no bigger than A3 and suitable for reproducing.  If you do not wish to submit your original artwork we will accept scanned images.  Any computerised, digital or scanned artwork submitted must be of a high-resolution, and either posted to us on a disc or memory stick, or sent electronically via email.

The closing date for the competition is 3rd April 2014 and winners will be notified by 10th April.  Winners will receive £30.00 of artist materials, a year’s free subscription to ‘The Approach’ and a certificate.  Runners up will receive £10.00 of artist materials and a certificate, and along with the winners, see their work published the May 2014 edition of ‘The Approach’.

Each photograph / artwork must be clearly labelled with name and contact details and accompanied with a completed submission form – click here. Alternatively submission forms can be obtained from the CPAA (see address below or www.cpaa.org.uk Any entry received without a submission form will not be considered.

Entries should be sent to:

Denise Baxendale, CPAA Lead Officer, CPAA, Walton Hospital, Whitecotes Lane, Chesterfield. S40 3HW.  Digital or scanned entries should be emailed to: cpa.association@derbyshcft.nhs.uk

If you require further information or assistance then please contact:

Denise Baxendale at the above address or telephone:

01246 515 975

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