LOCAL artists are invited to participate in the Annual Art Competition for Young Artists to be held in February 2018.
The closing date for receipt of entries is 6pm on Friday February 16.
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 26 next year.
Works must be original and not previously entered competitively, with the exception of non-winning entries in the 2017 Spring Visual Arts Competition and 2017 International Art Competition.
Artists may submit a maximum of three paintings/drawings and two sculptures. Unframed art- works will also be accepted. All entries will be exhibited at the John Mackintosh Hall from February 27 to March 9.
Prizes to be awarded are:
1st Prize - The Ministry of Culture Prize of £1,000
2nd Prize - The AquaGib Award of £500
The Alwani Foundation Award - School Years 9 to 11 of £500
The Alwani Foundation Award - School Years 12 to 13 of £500
The Arts Society Gibraltar Sculpture Award of £500
All the artworks listed above will become property of the Ministry of Culture.
Entry forms and full conditions are available from:
Entries may be handed in at the John Mackintosh Hall as from Wednesday February 14 from 3.30pm to 6pm.
Closing date for receipt of entries is 6pm on Friday February 16.
For further information contact GCS Events Department on 200 67236 or email: info@cul- ture.gi