ArtWaves Festival is a visual art festival returning to Bridlington to showcase traditional, digital, contemporary and urban art through a vibrant programme of workshops, demonstrations, talks, exhibitions, have-a-go activities, installations and so much more.
Places are limited and we advise you book early to avoid disappointment.Book now
We are extremely happy to see the return of the ArtWaves Open Exhibition for the 2018 event. The exhibition will run from Monday 7th May until Sunday 13th May in The Spa Gallery. Closing Date for entries is Friday 6th April 2018 - Good luck!How to enter FAQs Buy your entry
A new addition to the main festival programme is our ArtWaves Paint Out Competi-tion, a chance for artists to embrace the elements by the harbour and create a plein air masterpiece before bringing artworks back for judgingPaint Out information Buy your entry
For 2018 we're bringing The Urban Paint Jam and are on the hunt to commission artists who will contribute to the 150m canvas and spray side by side to some of the industries best.
Applications closing date: Friday 6th April 2018Urban Paint Jam information
As a part of ArtWaves 2018 we are happy to include a trade fair of artists, art suppliers and art societies all under one roof.
Here iss our trade line up for this year:
Please Note: The trade directory is subject to change and further additions are expected.