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Entries invited for Young Art Competitive Exhibition

Last year's winner 'Modern Identity' by Stephanie Yeo. Pic: Johnny Bugeja

The Gibraltar Cultural Services is inviting local artists to participate in the annual Young Art Competitive Exhibition held in next month.
The competition is open to Gibraltarians and residents of Gibraltar attending school in years 9 to 13 (or College equivalent), as well as to young Gibraltarian artists aged up to 24 years old as at February 25, 2020.
Works must be original and not previously entered competitively, with the exception of non-winning entries in the 2019 Spring Visual Arts Competition and 2019 International Art Competition.
Artists may submit a maximum of three paintings/drawings and two sculptures.
Unframed artworks will also be accepted. All entries will be exhibited at the John Mackintosh Hall from the 26th February to 6th March 2020.
Prizes to be awarded are:
1st Prize The Ministry of Culture Prize £ 1,000
2nd Prize The AquaGib Award £ 500
The Alwani Foundation Award - School Years 9 to 11 £500
The Alwani Foundation Award - School Years 12 to 13 £500
The Arts Society Sculpture Award £500
The People’s Choice Award £100
All the winning artworks listed above will become property of the Ministry of Culture.
Entry forms and full conditions are available from: Bayside and Westside Comprehensive Schools, Gibraltar College of Further Education, The Fine Arts Gallery in Casemates, the Mario Finlayson National Art Gallery in City Hall, The Gibraltar Exhibitions of Modern Art [GEMA] Montagu Bastion in Line Wall Road, and John Mackintosh Hall, or via email from: info@culture.gi or on the GCS website: www.culture.gi
Entries may be handed in at the John Mackintosh Hall as from Wednesday, February 12 from 3.30pm to 6pm.
Closing date for receipt of entries is 6pm on Friday, February 14.
For further information contact GCS Events Department on 20067236 or email: info@culture.gi