The Quekett Award for Micrographic Art 

The Annual Exhibition of Microscopy will take place on Saturday, 15th October 2022 at Elm Court Youth and Community Centre, 363 Mutton Lane, Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, EN6 3BP. The event will form part of a wider schedule of digital content.

Entry conditions for the Quekett Award for Micrographic Art 2022


Awards of Merit will be given to examples of excellent quality at the Annual Exhibition of the Quekett Microscopical Club, where they will be displayed for other members and guests to inspect, admire and discuss. By entering you agree that images may be shown at the online Quekex 2022 and on the Club website. They may also be reproduced for use at Club and outreach events. Copyright remains with the author.

This award is a celebration of micrographic art and is designed to encourage and inspire others in the field of microscopy.

The Objectives

  • To recognise standards of excellence.
  • To encourage Members to offer their best work for assessment and possible awards of a Certificate of Merit.

The Rules

Entry is open to all members of the Quekett Microscopical Club. Entry is also open to family members living in the same household as a Quekett Microscopical Club member.

A maximum of three entries per person is allowed.

The art can take any format. Drawing from a microscope image for the purpose of recording as an alternative to photography, a photo, painting, textiles, model etc. should be accompanied by a title and description of the subject. Please also let us know if you will be bringing your entry to the physical event.

Entries should be photographed and images submitted either as .jpg or .jpeg files using the contact form below by Monday, 19th September 2022.

Include details about entries in entry form text box, but note that each actual image file submitted must be sent as a separate attachment – NOT embedded in a Word or text document.

Each photographic entry will be assessed prior to the exhibition by an independent judge whose decision is final.

The closing date for submissions to the Quekett Award for Micrographic Art category is Monday, 19th September 2022

Entry form

Please use the form below to send images to the Quekett Organiser.  Entries may also be submitted by email to, and queries may also be sent to this address.

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    The Exhibition Committee wishes to thank in advance those who continue to uphold one of the many traditions of our Club.