'Crystals in Art Competition' 2020 has gone virtual!

Competition opened on 18 May 2020. Get creative with your best crystal images and win cash prizes & certificates! Open for entries until 15 July 2020.

BACG 'Crystals in Art' Competition

First prize: £150 & certificate

Second prize: £100 & certificate

Third prize: £50 & certificate!

Submit your entries below!

Competition guidelines:
• Anyone in the scientific community is eligible to submit entries.
• Images should be related to crystals and/or crystallisation.
• Aesthetic aspects rather than scientific quality will be the key elements assessed in the competition.
• Only one submission per contestant will be considered.
• Images obtained by any imaging technique are allowed. Multiple images can be combined into one
composite image and image manipulation is explicitly allowed.
• All images are to be submitted as a high resolution jpeg or png file of at least 300 dpi, file size not exceeding 1 MB.
• A shortlist of 10 images will be selected by the BACG committee
• Format: all submitted images must include a title, a short description of the technique used, the object
that was imaged and any special conditions. The submitter's name and email address must be provided.

Countdown to competition closing


Competition closes on 15 July 2020

All entries will be displayed on our BACG website and will be open for general voting from 16th July 2020. 

Voting will close on 22 July midnight and our three winners will be selected by vote by our judging panel.