Quekett Award for Artwork

The Annual Exhibition of Microscopy will take place on Saturday, 14th October 2023 at Elm Court Youth and Community Centre, 363 Mutton Lane, Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, EN6 3BP.

Entry conditions for the Quekett Award for Artwork 2023


Awards 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 and admire. Images may be shown at the online Quekex 2023 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. It 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 non-members as well as members of the Quekett Microscopical Club.

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 1st September 2023.

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 1st September 2023

Entry form

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

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