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Notice: Wild Surrey Artist And Photographer Of The Year 2022 Now Open For Entries

Published on: 7 Sep, 2021
Updated on: 7 Sep, 2021

Surrey Wildlife Trust’s Wild Surrey Artist and Photographer of the Year 2022 competition is now open for entries.

Supported by landscaping power tool firm Stihl, the competition is open to anyone aged seven and upwards and aims to showcase the most inspiring nature themed art and photography in Surrey.

Artists are being encouraged to pick up a paint brushes or pastels. Create a digital masterpiece, experiment with mixed media or set up a smartphone camera to take up the challenge.

Go Wild in the Country by Susan Reynolds.

Surrey Wildlife Trust is looking for incredible images of wildlife and nature in Surrey which tell a story, create an emotional response, show the unexpected or help us understand the importance of taking urgent action for climate change.

It says: “Intrigue us with insects in action, an abundance of bees, beetles and butterflies. Surprise us with unexpected animal behaviour from Surrey’s reptiles, birds or mammals.

“Evoke atmosphere and a sense of place with beautiful wild surroundings in Surrey, from your garden to the North Downs, the vast heathlands or chalk grasslands, to wildflower meadows, rivers and lakes. Or imagine a vision for Surrey’s nature in streets, schools, businesses, towns and cities, transforming a space for nature or reducing the impact of climate change.”

The closing date for entries is March 1. Shortlisted entries and the winners will be exhibited online and at The Lightbox in Woking from May 9 to  22, 2022.

To find out more about each category and to enter, visit www.surreywildlifetrust.org.uk.

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