Inspiration from the Invisible: Art Competition 2021

This is a call out for entries for Inspiration from the Invisible, our Summer 2021 Art Competition. Tap into the world of the unseen and unleash your creative spirit...

By: The College of Psychic Studies.   Posted

This summer, we would like to invite you to contemplate the invisible hidden in the world around us and beyond. By focusing on what we cannot normally see such as energies, auras, thoughts, souls, visions, spirits and ghosts, our aim is to prove that it is the strange things among us that have the power to evoke awe and wonder in our lives.

This is a call out for entries for The College of Psychic Studies' Inspiration from the Invisible Summer Art Competition. Tap into the world of the unseen and unleash your creative spirit. We can't wait to see your artworks and if you need some inspiration, don't miss our exhibition Strange Things Among Us which is open Tuesday to Sunday 11am to 5pm from 5 June to 6 August 2021.

Closing date for submissions: 15 August 2021


  • Gill Matini (College Principal)
  • Henry Boxer (Henry Boxer Gallery)
  • Vivienne Roberts (College Curator and Archivist)

The Judges will select a shortlist of 30 artworks including a 'Judge's Choice' each. These will be exhibited in a virtual exhibition on the College's website in the autumn of 2021.


An overall winner from this group will be announced on 31 August 2021 and will be awarded a College Voucher for £250 and a luxury hamper of College goodies including crystals, tarot cards, books, incense, candles and room mists.

As the lucky winner or Judge's choices, you will also be invited to donate an artwork to our wonderful permanent art collection and join the company of esteemed artists such as Georgiana Houghton, Ethel Le Rossignol, Baron Arild Rosenkrantz and Madge Gill.

How to submit your work 

Submissions are to be sent digitally by jpg (maximum three artworks for each entrant) to with the following information: 

Contact name and email address, image with title, media (i.e. oil on canvas, embroidery etc.), dimensions and a few sentences (up to 200 words) about the artwork. 

Please include if you are happy for your work to be shared on social media and, if you are, let us know your social media handle for tagging.

Competition closes 15 August 2021 

The winner will be announced on 31 August, and shared in the College's newsletter.

Need inspiration? Here are last year's shortlisted works...

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