Closing date for entries 1st May 2022
This is Art! is inviting young artists aged under 18 to create a piece of art, individually or in groups, which will be showcased at an online gallery. The competition is promoting artistic practice among young people by encouraging creativity, originality and self-expression. Entries can be uploaded to www.thisisart.ie
The competition is open to young people of all abilities and across various art disiplines including painting, photography and sculpture in 5 categories: Age 7 and under, 9-11, 12-15, 16-18 and Group category. The artworks will be judged by a panel of judges consisting of artists Joe Caslin, Fatti Burke and Leanne McDonagh, Sarah McAuliffe (National Gallery of Ireland) and Tadhg Crowley (Glucksman Museum) and will then be displayed in a colourful art gallery on www.ret.ie/thisisart.
Open for entries 1st April 2022
The theme of this year’s competition is ‘This Is Extraodinary’.
Disciplines: drawing, digital art, mixed media, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture and street art.
Categories: 7 and under, 8-11, 12-15, 16-18 and group.
There will be a prize fund of more than €10,000 that will be awarded across the different categories for further education and art related vouchers.
Winners will be announced on the 11th of June 2022 on Cruinniú na nÓG.