Charity Christmas Card Competition



 Plan & Rules


Objective: To raise money through the sale of three Designs of Society Christmas Cards for the Charity of the President’s choice which is the Stratford upon Avon Eye and Cancer Hospital. The Competition is open to all full members of the Society.



Designs/Paintings can be of any subject but must reflect the Christmas Spirit.

Art work must be reproducible in proportion to either 7” X 5” or 5.75” Square.

Copyright remains the Artist’s but if selected would be the property of the Society for the duration of the Cards Sale, thereafter reverting to the Artist.

Entries must be sent electronically to the Website Manager for uploading on the website.

Each member of the Management committee selects one Design/Picture for the shortlist.

If selected, Artists must bring or arrange with a friend to bring, their Artwork to the June meeting where all the selected work will be displayed. At this meeting Members will have the opportunity to vote for one design.

The Artists of the three selected Design/Pictures will win a Voucher prize of £30.00 each to be presented at the Summer Exhibition.

The winning Artists must be at the Exhibition Preview Evening to receive the prize or arrange for a friend to collect their prize.



Entries Close on 30th June 2018

Management Committee Choice by 8th July 2018

If selected Artists must bring their Artwork to the monthly meeting on the 12th July.

Attending members will vote for the Design/Pictures of their choice on 12th July

The three winning Designs/Pictures will be on the Website as soon after this date as possible.

Selected artwork will be on sales at the Exhibition and remainder stock will be sold through the Charity Shop. Cards will be sold in packs.

After the Exhibition the Sales will be totalled with the difference between cost and sale price being donated to the Stratford upon Avon Eye and Cancer Hospital.


How to Enter

Please send your electronic image to Tim Wightman, Web Manager at  together with details: Artist Name; Title; Medium; size.


Christmas in Stratford



Heading Home for Christmas


20 x 20

Madonna and Child,





16" x 12

Title: Christmas Moon

Medium: Chinese colours

Size:  7” x 5”


TITLE - "Great Knitting"
MEDIUM  -  Acrylic
SIZE 12" x 16"


"He doesn't like needles"


Gouache & ink

Christmas Eve on Church Street


Medium - watercolour & a touch of gouache.