2nd edition

Application Portal


This new bi-annual art award recognizes the inequities and additional barriers that Womxn of Colour and non binary people often face in their practice as visual artists. It aims to provide financial and developmental support to assist UK based artists and artist collectives of all ages at a key point in their career. We welcome applications from all artists who self-identify as Womxn of Colour and non binary people including those who are emerging and self-taught.


UK based
Over 18 and not in full time education
Open to all those who self-identify as Womxn of Colour and non binary
Must have a minimum of 3 years artistic practice


Portfolio review and mentoring lunch
Artists development support
Work space
Feature on 198 website for winner and four runners up
Exhibition at 198 for winner and qualifying finalists





Please start your application below



Submission Deadline: 28th February 2022


Please ensure all uploaded files include your name & relevant title.
For any queries or issues with the submission portal, please contact: wocartaward@gmail.com