Evolver Prize 2020

First Prize: Evolver 118 Front Cover + £1,000

ARTISTS, PHOTOGRAPHERS and DESIGNERS are invited to submit actual cover size 2D work in any media for selection for the FRONT COVER OF EVOLVER 118 (July and August 2020 issue) + £1,000

The judges will also select an additional 49 WORKS for a TOP 50 EXHIBITION at ACE ARTS, Somerton (4 July - 1 August) and publication in EVOLVER 118


  • Simon Barber (Editor, Evolver)
  • Nina Gronw-Lewis (Artistic Director, Ace Arts)
  • Debbie Lee (Winner, Evolver Prize 2019)
  • Will Wilkinson (Photographer)


  • The image size of all submitted work must measure 216 x 303 mm (the actual size of Evolver’s front cover plus an extra 3 mm all round)
  • The work should be an unframed original artwork or high quality print that can be sold at the exhibition
  • Up to 3 works may be submitted
  • A submission fee of £10 per work will be charged
  • Please also supply a stamped addressed envelope for return of artwork
  • Please send artwork, entry form and SAE for return of artwork to: Evolver Prize 2020, Evolver Media, 8 Buckland Road, Pen Mill Trading Estate, Yeovil, Somerset BA21 5EA


  • Please pay either online at payments.evolver.org.uk and make a note of your reference number when paid
  • Alternatively call 01935 808441 (Monday-Thursday, 9am-4pm) and again make a note of your reference number when paid


  • THURSDAY 14 MAY 2020

Please Note

  • The judges will definitely not be looking for a particular style of work
  • The work submitted should be anything that you believe would make a great front cover

Further Information

Evolver Prize 2019 Top 50 Entries

FIONA SHAW - City Scape 7 NOAH WARNES - Skull Series - 1 BRYAN LAVELLE - Tipping Point #1 KATHERINE TAYLOR - Human Error LYNDA RUTH BROWN - Landwork 2 Golden Cap DEBBIE LEE - Sack Race STEVEN MARSHALL - Very Them SHARON JAMES - Playa BRIAN RICE - Waculgar GINA MARSHALL - Corfe Castle CLAIRE GLADSTONE - Lino Rocks! 2 TONY MARTIN - Kinsol C REBECCA LISLE - Snow Fall on Cedars ESME LLOYD - Type #1 DAVID BROWNING - Decay of 1,000 Years YVONNE MORTON - Field MICHAEL COPSEY - Glass Head HENNY BURNETT - Carolina House TIM MOUNT - Aftermath JACOB BODILLY - Chamber ANNIE WARD - Bridge KEITH SMITH - Beneath ZOE BARKER - Horse ZOE BARKER - Wallpaper HELEN BRASHER - Coast Walk 1 RICHARD SERCOMBE - Portrait of Frank Hornby ALEX KENNEDY - The Sunday Morning Shopper RODNEY MCFALL - In Search of the Colossal Squid TIM DUKE - Mont Plastique FIONA HINGSTON - Home CHRIS DUNSEATH - Hinton Oak with Cern Plan GEOFF SHILLITO - Head on Yellow DAVID SMITH - A Few Lines of Magic for Simon MARK BROOKES - Mask VICTORIA MARDON - Sunbeams PAULINE PEARCE - Marblelous BARBARA ROLL - Relaxing Chair CLIVE BIRNIE - The Ghosts of Tiananmen Square STEPHANIE MAX - Plastic World #2 LOUISE TUNNARD - Dissolving Form PRUDENCE MALTBY - Glad Eye DAVID SMITH - Colourful Black Square 19 LUCAS WESCHKE - Man with Fish ANDREW DAVEY - Apex ZARA MCQUEEN - As The Crow Flies (detail) CLAIRE GLADSTONE - Lino Rocks! 1 DAVID BROOKE - A Flight of Fancy ANNA WEBB - The Wall KEITH ROGERS - Sound Waves REMY LLOYD - Aspirateur Extreme

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