Threatened species children's art competition

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3 Aug 2018 (All day)

The 2018 Threatened Species Children's Art Competition is open to children 5-12 years old  in NSW and the ACT. At least fifty finalists’ works will hang in a two week exhibition in September, with winners announced on September 7, Threatened Species Day.

Entry Guidelines Summary

  • The competition will be open to all children in NSW and the ACT aged 5-12 years
  • Original artwork needs to be either a painting, a drawing, or mixed media work such as a collage. Three dimensional work, photographs and videos are not accepted.
  • Entries can be made from any traditional media, including pastel, oils pastel, pen, pencil, charcoal, acrylics, watercolour, oils, mixed media, collage, or found materials.
  • Individual artworks should be A3 in size, although dimensions may vary. Individual entries up to A2 in size will be accepted. Groupwork entries should be no more than 2 metres in length.
  • Children have to research their chosen species and write a short (50-150 word) explanation of why they chose their particular animal or plant. This explanation forms part of the competition entry requirements.
  • A parent or teacher photographs the child’s work and submits the photo online with a registration form and the child's explanation of the artwork.

Further information is available here.