DLL is looking to commission a local professional or emerging artist to create twelve awards which will be presented to the category winners in November.

The DLL Active Communities’ awards ceremony celebrates the sporting and cultural excellence of Denbighshire and is taking place on Wednesday evening, 22nd November 2023 at Rhyl Pavilion Theatre. The inaugural celebration is expected to welcome over 400 guests, including residents, partners and local businesses alongside all nominees and their families.  

DLL are inviting emerging and professional local artists who are living and/or working in Denbighshire, or artists who are originally from Denbighshire and who are living elsewhere to send in their award design proposal before Monday 19th June, as shortlisting will be taking place on Tuesday 20th June.

A fee will be paid for this commission and this fee will cover all design, materials, production, packaging and transportation costs.

The criteria for the award design can be found here: https://denbighshireleisure.co.uk/ac-sports-awards-call-for-artists/

Jamie Groves, Managing Director of DLL said “With there being so much creative and diverse artistic talent in Denbighshire, we thought that this prestigious event would be the perfect opportunity for a local emerging or professional artists to showcase their work. It’s a fantastic celebration, and with over 400 local guests attending, this opportunity can provide a great level of exposure for the winning applicant. We’re looking forward to receiving all of the award design proposals and to be able to showcase local talent!”

If you have any further queries regarding the creative brief, please telephone Siân Fitzgerald, Community Arts Manager on 01824 708216 / 07717540857 or email sian.fitzgerald@denbighshireleisure.co.uk