The 2021 Contemporary British Painting Prize

Prize overview

The Contemporary British Painting Prize Exhibition 2021 will be selected from an open call for contemporary painters working in the British Isles.

The prize is in two stages: shortlisting for the exhibition; and judging.

A minimum of twelve artists will be shortlisted to exhibit by a panel of four painter members of the artist-led group Contemporary British Painting.

This year the exhibition selectors are David AinleyKarl BielikSikelela Owen and winner of the 2019 CBP Prize Joanna Whittle.

The shortlisted artists will each receive a £100 exhibitor’s fee.

Deadline for submissions: 11.59pm 5th September 2021