Are you aged between 8 and 19 years? Would you like to enter an Art Competition? If the answer is 'Yes' to both these questions then why don't you enter the Black Swan Arts Young Open? Black Swan Arts Young Open is the largest arts competition in the South West.
Who can enter
This competition is for children/students from all backgrounds and abilities. If you are thinking, 'But, I can't draw' or 'I don't have the confidence', keep on reading.
We are always keen to see work with unique creativity, involving original ideas. Those expressing concerns about everyday matters such as the environment, politics, nature, religion, mental health, your life, your pet, your family, etc. The artworks we receive each year are an acknowledgement to the subjects that affect young people today. We are always very proud to have the opportunity of exhibiting it.
Materials you can use
We would like young artists to also think about using materials available to them at home or at school/club. There is no need to buy expensive art materials to create an amazing artwork or to be selected. In fact, we encourage 2D or 3D artists to use recyclable materials and single use materials. Maybe you could think of something amazing to create with all the plastic we usually throw in the bin.
You may need to think about buying: glue, pencils, paint and paper. But ask your parents to see what is hiding in your house, waiting for you to create that fabulous artwork that we know you can create. We encourage artwork in any medium, including: