Rotary District 1070 Youth Service
YOUNG ARTIST COMPETITION 2020
Theme – ‘THROUGH MY EYES’
Provide an opportunity to express themselves with their interpretation of this year’s theme ‘Through my eyes’, and submit a two dimensional piece of artwork.
Their artwork will go through an initial local stage, followed by the district heats and then on to the national final.
The competition is open to artists aged between 7 and 17.
Objectives: This competition aims to encourage young people to:
- Express their ideas through any artistic medium other than photography
- Interpret a given theme
- Use artistic skill, imagination and creativity
This competition is open to all young people who must be entered by their local Rotary Club who may arrange their own competitions.
Entrants can be from Schools, Youth Clubs, Scouts & Guides etc. or individuals..
Clubs are required to let the District Organiser know if they intend to participate in the district and National rounds of the competition by Friday 6th December 2019
Dependent on the number of clubs taking part the top three in each age range will be eligible for the District Competition.
There are three age categories, with ages taken on 30 August 2019.
Junior Aged 7-10 years (born between 01/09/2008 and 31/08/2012)
Intermediate Aged 11-13 years (born between 01/09/2005 and 31/08/2009)
Senior Aged 14-17 years (born between 01/09/2001 and 31/08/2005)
The theme is ‘Through my eyes’. This theme can be interpreted in as many and varied ways as the entrants’ imaginations allow.
Entries: Entries should be preferably no larger than A2 size, but must be easily transportable.
Any media is acceptable, including ceramics and other art forms excepting Photographs
Entries will be judged on
- Imagination and style
- Content and composition
Artwork will not be returned unless specifically requested, but winners’ entries will be retained for display at the Volunteer Expo at the beginning of May 2020.
For full details of the competition download the Young Artist information pack here
And the Competition entry form here
All entries to the District competition MUST be accompanied by a completed official entry form by Friday 28th February 2020
Collective entries from a group or class are encouraged, and will be judged as a separate category.
District contact: Alan Jukes
Details of the winning entries in the District 1070 round of the 2019 competition are :
Winner – Genevieve Amelia Mullett – Emangham Primary School – entered by Rotary Club of Stamford
Runner-up – Lewis Riches – CED Academy – entered by Rotary Club of Northampton Beckets
Winner – Jasmine Townsend – Casterton College – entered by Rotary Club of Stamford
Runner-up Jasmine Ocazee – Welland Park Academy – entered by Rotary Club of Welland Valley
Winner Emily Knight – Nene Park Academy – entered by Rotary Club of Peterborough Ortons
Runner-up – Rhiannon Timson – Stamford High School – entered by Rotary Club of Stamford.