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Queen Street Art Gallery will be hosting an ‘Art of Independence’ exhibition, on behalf of YesCymru Penybont ar Ogwr | Bridgend

This exhibition is inviting artists and creatives to explore what nation building and self-determination means for them. How you feel we can make and remake Wales, Cymru, and develop and express new ideas, artistic expression to problem-solving and in addition innovation turning new and imaginative ideas into reality for a better Cymru.

Judges: Iwan Bala, Bethan Ash & Claire Hiett

Prize: Solo Exhibition at Studio 40, Neath in 2025


Saturday 2 November 2024

Exhibition ends

Saturday 30th November 2024

Closing date for images and entry forms

Saturday 16th September 2024- Owain Glyndŵr Day

The Art of Independence exhibition is an ‘open submission’ (anyone can enter) competition that will be judged by professionals from a broad range of disciplines. Entry can only be made via completing the entry form, below. A fee of £10 is charged per artwork ( £5 for students) selected, which are submitted as digital image(s) in conjunction with an entry form. Entries will be reviewed by the judges, who will select in the region of 40 – 80 pieces for the exhibition – they also choose the prize winners. Works selected will need to be delivered to Queen Street Art Gallery for exhibition by the dates stated below.


  1. Open

  2. Students

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