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Pentland Inspirations Art & Photographic Competition 2016

Published: Wednesday, 06 July 2016

Wilma Bouwmeester Border Hills

You have until 30th September 2016 to enter the competition

The Pentland Inspirations Art and Photographic Competition 2016 is now open.

Entrance form and full details. Please state which category you wish the image to be part of.


Art: Paintings can be framed or unframed but must be mounted on stiff card. Maximum canvas size 56cm x 41cm (22″ x 16″).You can submit one painting.

Photographs: There are three categories you can enter: landscape, biodiversity (plants and animals), or activity. You can submit up to three photographs which are to be sent electronically via email or sent on a CD (no DVDs please). Photographs should always be taken at the largest size available on your camera and jpeg quality should be set to best or fine. Emails should not exceed 3MB in size, please send each photograph separately if needed along with entry form. (Entry forms will be available from end of July via the website to download or to pick up from the visitor centres in the Regional Park.

Every entrant will receive a voucher entitling them to a 15% discount on frames from Mount Parnassus Picture Framing, Mid Kinleith, Currie. Prizes will be given to the winners at a ceremony to be held in November.

A total of 81 entrants entered the competition in 2014, with 22 paintings and 161 photographs being entered.

The entries will form an inspiring exhibition which will be on tour from December 2016 to May 2017 at various venues across Edinburgh and the Lothians.