What are the Young Guns Awards?
The Young Guns Awards have been created to discover and celebrate emerging talent in Contemporary, Pop and Modern Art.
Who can enter?
The Young Guns Awards are open to emerging artists of any nationality or age who has yet to achieve representation by an agent or gallery. The Young Guns Awards are completely free of charge to enter.
How do I enter?
Entries should be sent to
You must include:
200 word bio
Social Media Handles
3 Images no more than 1MG total
What is the entry deadline?
The deadline to enter is March 29th 2019.
How much is it to enter?
The Young Guns Art Awards are free to enter.
What is the shortlisting process?
The shortlist will be decided by our panel of judges. The shortlist will be announced in stages in the Spring. The very best of the shortlisted entries will become Finalists whose work will be displayed at the Young Guns VIP Gala Evening.
How will the entries be judged?
We have a judging panel of varied professionals with personal and professional interest in art within the judging panel to avoid bias. Any judge, with any personal interest or in any way related to a category will not be able to cast a vote for that category. The judges’ decisions shall be final and binding in all respects on all entrants. No correspondence will be entered into.
When will the winners be announced?
The winners will be announced at an exclusive VIP Gala Evening to be held at Walton Fine Art Gallery, in London in May.
What does the winner receive?
All of the Finalists will have their work displayed at the VIP Gala Evening. The overall winner of Young Guns will receive a contract for representation from Walton Fine Arts.
How can I buy the Art from the shortlisted artists?
Originals and fine art prints of the art entered into the Young Guns Awards can be purchased from the Walton Fine Arts online gallery here.