Young Artist Competition 2020

Young Artist Competition 2020

Lat years District 1020 Young Artist Competition saw winners from Annan, Kelso & Eyemouth, now is the time of year to start to discuss the 2020 competition with your local schools in order to ensure plenty of time for teachers to incorporate the theme in their teaching schedules should they choose to do so.


This competition aims to encourage young people to:

•    Experiment with creativity within fine art

•    Use traditional or contemporary methods of fine art

•    Show interpretation of their chosen topic

•    Express their ideas through the medium of fine art

Who can take part?

This competition is open to all schools and colleges including those that are home educated. The age range for competitors is:

Junior          Primary School

Intermediate     High School Pupils S1, S2 and S3

Senior        High School Pupils S4, S5 and S6

NB: This year age groups defined by year groupings

Competitors must enter in the Year Group shown above, at the time the artwork was completed and include their date of birth on the application form.

Competition theme and materials

This year’s theme is “Warmth”.

Entrants are to produce a piece of 2D artwork on the above theme.

Maximum sizes of pieces of work per age group are as follows:

Junior          Primary School        A4 size Maximum

Intermediate     S1, S2 and S3         A4 to A3 Maximum

Senior        S4, S5 and S6          A4 to A3 Maximum


Full details and rules can be found in the Information Pack, which can be downloaded here.

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