2019 Annual Art Competition for Young Artists

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Multiple dates from Wednesday, February 13th to Friday, February 15th

Event Summary

Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture is inviting local artists to
participate in the annual Art Competition for Young Artists that will be held in February 2019.

The competition is open to Gibraltarians and residents of Gibraltar attending school in years
9 to 13 (or College equivalent), as well as to young Gibraltarian artists aged up to 24 years old
as at 25th February 2019. Works must be original and not previously entered competitively,
with the exception of non-winning entries in the 2018 Spring Visual Arts Competition and
2018 International Art Competition.
Artists may submit a maximum of three paintings/drawings and two sculptures. Unframed
artworks will also be accepted. All entries will be exhibited at the John Mackintosh Hall from
the 27th February to 8th March 2019

Closing date for receipt of entries is 6pm on Friday 15th February 2019.

Prizes to be awarded are:
1st Prize The Ministry of Culture Prize £ 1,000
2nd Prize The AquaGib Award £ 500
The Alwani Foundation Award - School Years 9 to 11 £500
The Alwani Foundation Award - School Years 12 to 13 £500
The Arts Society Sculpture Award £500
The People’s Choice Award £100

For further information please contact GCS Events Department on 20067236 or email:


John Mackintosh Hall
325 Main Street

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