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Gravesham young artists invited to enter art competition

PUBLISHED: 16:17 13 October 2014 | UPDATED: 16:17 13 October 2014

Art competition

Art competition

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Open to young people aged between 11 and 19

Gravesham Youth Council is inviting young people aged between 11 and 19 years to take part in an art competition.

The competition entries can be designed in any medium including print, pen and ink, pastel, water-colours, oils, acrylics, pencil, charcoal or collage and can be submitted on paper, card or canvas. The pieces of art should be based on the following themes: War and Peace; Superheroes and Villains; Past and Future or Nature.

There is a prize of £100 for each age category winner plus runners up prizes. Entries must to be submitted by November 4 to the Gr@nd, 26 King Street, Gravesend.

Selected artworks will be displayed in The Blake Gallery, Civic Centre, Windmill Street, Gravesend for a special exhibition from November 17 to 21.

Danielle Lock, recreation officer, who has been helping the youth council to organise the competition said: “I have been working with the youth council for quite some time. They decided to put this competition together to showcase some of the fantastic talent that the young people in Gravesham have. We are really excited to see how the themes are interpreted.”

Further information on the competition can be found at www.thegrand.org.uk or by calling 01474 337806.


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