Rotary YA Award Poster2016

Rotary Young Artist of the Year Award 2016

We are pleased to announce the launch of the Rotary Club of Lochaber’s Young Artist of the Year Award 2016.

The aim of this award is to encourage and reward the wealth of visual arts talent present among young people in Lochaber.

The award is open to young artists aged 7 – 17. There are no separate age categories. The Young Artist of the Year will be selected by a panel of judges viewing a small portfolio of work from each entrant. One overall winner will be named Young Artist of the Year,plus 2 runners-up and up to 4 Highly-Commended entrants.

The selection panel will be looking for evidence of a commitment to making artwork and evidence of the young artist’s originality, development and enthusiasm as an artist, regardless of their age or level of skill.

Awards will be made on the basis of overall achievement. Portfolios can contain visual work in any media, and may include photographs, films, sketchbooks and sculpture in addition to drawings, prints and paintings in traditional 2D medium.

To Enter:

Download all the information you need here:

Information For Young Artists, Parents/Guardians and Teachers  and  Entry Form

Entry forms should be submitted along with portfolios at one of the two locations in Lochaber by Wednesday 27th April 2016. Download the full information pack for details.

Should you need any further information please get in touch with Lara at Room 13 International: lara@room13international.org