District Young Artist Competition

Georgina & Heidi with Len Baseley & Ian Downes

Sucess in the District Young Artist Competition

Two pupils from the Nelson Thomlinson School were successful in this years Young Artist Competition. Heidi Todhunter won first prize in the 14 to 17 age group with Georgina Huntington winning first prize in the 11 to 13 age group. This competition was open to young people in the Cumbria and Lancashire.Entrants were asked to submit one picture using any medium or combination of media e.g.Water colour, pencil, charcoal, pastels, collage, and acrylic. Pictures had to be no larger than A1 size (594mm x 841mm) and could be on paper or canvas.

Each entrant gave a title to their work and could, if they wished, provide a description of no more than 50 words for their inspiration and how they had chosen to reflect the theme.

The judging criteria was:

  • Imagination & style
  • Content and composition
  • Interpretation of the theme

All entrants received a participation certificate from their sponsoring Rotary Club with winners & those placed awarded a prize.