Frequently Asked Questions

1. How do I apply?

Create an account between 1 June and 31 August 2014.
Enter up to 3 artworks. Upload some photos, plus some basic details.

2. Can I apply if I didn't register my interest before June?

​Registering your interest before June 2014 is just for email reminders.You will still need to create an account and upload your artworks.

3. Are all the artworks sold at auction?

All finalists' artworks are sold at auction (with the proceeds split between artists & Anne Frank Trust).

4. How are the finalists chosen?

30 finalists are chosen by the judges plus up to 3 from the public vote, via the number of 'likes'.
('Up to' 3 in case the judges'/public choices coincide.)

Note: In the event of a tie, a further vote may be required or the number of finalists extended.

5. How do I contact you?

Please contact us via the 'Contact Us' page.

6. What happens when?

Jan - May 2014 - Optional Registration for email reminders
1 June – 31 August 2014 - Entries Uploaded
2 September – 14 November 2014 - Entries viewable online. Judging Rounds. Results published Online after each round
22 November 2014 - Up to 33 Finalists’ Exhibit at the Strand Gallery, WC2. Auction Opens (bids via app)
4 December 2014 - Bids End & Winners Announced
7 December 2014 - Exhibition Ends

7. Why does it say 'Page Missing'?

You may get a 'page missing' error if you're a student trying to login via the teacher login area - or vice versa.
Return to the hompeage.

8. Where do I log out?

If you are logged into your account, please go to 'log out' on the top right of your screen when you have finished.

9. How do I change the images on my entries?

Login and click 'edit' to edit all images/details for your entries before the deadline

10. Is my name published online?

No. Entries are anonymous until the finals. Only the school name is published.

11. Can I win more than 1 prize?

Yes. By entering, you an win any/all of the Judges/People's/Auction prizes.

12. How does my teacher apply for me?

So long as your teacher has your permission and you are happy/able to sell the entered artworks in Dec 2014, your teacher can apply on your behalf.
Teachers sign up from the homepage for a teacher's account.
This allows teachers to upload multiple entries from multiple students.
(Students also have access to the accounts created on their behalf.)

13. Can I apply if I haven't done AS/A-level art (or similar)?

Yes. You can enter any work from your portfolio.
So long as you are in the sixth form (ie Year 12 or 13), or have just left, you can apply.

14. What types of artwork can be entered?

Artwork is accepted in any of the following categories: Painting, Illustration, Photography, Ceramics, Sculpture, Mixed media

You must be able/happy to sell your entry/entries in the December 2014 auction.

Please note:-

Entries can include AS level artworks completed in Year 12 & no longer required by the examining boards by Dec 2014
Entries can include artworks completed outside of the A-level (or equivalent) - this includes artworks undertaken during art clubs
Please also note the maximum size of artwork is 120 cm (height) x 120 cm (width) x 70 cm (depth)

15. I'm not at a school in Greater London, can I still apply?

No. This year the competition is restricted to students at Greater London schools.

What if I cannot find the answer to my question here?

You may also fill in our online form using our contact form. To allow us to better assist you, please include as much detail as possible.

The Winners and the Finalists can be viewed at the Strand Gallery, 32 John Adam St, WC2N 6BP, open 11am – 6pm, until 6 December.

With thanks to Natasha & Isabella Tagliaferri, Simon & Alison Ryde and…

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