The National Open Art Competition is a registered charity whose aim is to provide a truly open and fair platform for all UK artists to exhibit, sell and promote their work through the medium of an annual National competition with exhibitions in London, Chichester and other venues around the UK.

Seaward Properties is proud to have been involved in supporting the competition in recent years and was delighted to present a young artist, Thomas Allen, with the Seaward Prize for Fine Art at an awards ceremony at the Royal College of Art on Friday 25 October. Thomas’ work was entitled An Imagined Loss. This was Thomas’ second award this year, having recently received the Anthony J Lester Art Critic Award.