Barod are pleased to announce the first Mike Parry Art Award competition.

Mike was one of our colleagues who sadly passed away in January 2019. He was a gifted artist, but he was also a wonderful art teacher. He worked tirelessly with our service users to find their inner Picasso, Van Gogh or Pollock and to enable them to use Art as a way to making positive changes, increase their confidence and improve their health and wellbeing.

If you have been in substance misuse services, past or present anywhere is Wales you will be able to enter the competition. You will need to submit a piece of Art with the theme ‘What recovery means to me’.

We will accept all types of art, from paintings and drawings to sculpture and photography or poetry.

There will be a prize for the winning entry and all entries will be part of an exhibition in autumn 2019.

To enter,  complete the entry form below and send it, along with a photograph of your work, to, by 4th October 2019

Please see the Terms and Conditions below for more information