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Altrincham Open 2016

Art with a Heart is proud to present the fourth year of our annual Altrincham Open.  The Altrincham Open is an art competition which is open to artists working in any medium to culminate in a multi-disiplinary exhibition from 7th July-7th August. The title of this years exhibition is ’Best of British‘: the theme of this years Altrincham in Bloom event; with the focus being on looking at British landscapes, wildlife and what it means to live in Britain today.

This project is open to both professional and non-professional artists working in any art form and from all walks of life. It costs £5 per piece to enter and up to three pieces can be entered.

There are a number of awards on offer, including Visitors Choice Award voted by the visiting public to the arts centre. Other awards include Art with a Heart Award and The Trevor Leese Award (formally the North West in Bloom Judges Choice).

How to enter:


We are asking all artists to enter work on the theme of Best of British. Please see the bottom of the page for ideas of what this could entail. Entry fee is £5 per piece and up to three pieces can be entered. We would like all artists to provide a short statement about their work and up to 3 .jpgs of the work they are entering.

closing date

12. June 2016