dot-art schools competition brings local children's creations to the gallery Inspired artworks from the winners of the dot-art Schools’ competition are to go on display alongside the likes of Rubens, Rembrandt and Riley, in a partnership between the
Over 1000 students from 46 Liverpool schools have entered a competition to see their artwork displayed at the
From Day of the Dead inspired prints, to nature-inspired collages, and detailed portraits, the gallery will showcase an eclectic range of exceptional work from young people.
Works have been shortlisted by a panel of three judges including:
The overall winners will be announced on LightNight, Friday 16 May. The Lord Mayor of Liverpool Councillor Millar will award the children with their prizes and the exhibition will open to the public from
The competition is designed to nurture talent, raise ambition and take art out of the classroom and into the real world. It is hoped the project will encourage young people to engage with the arts and enable their first steps towards a creative career path.
Notes to Editors
The dot-art Schools programme has been developed by dot-art, a Liverpool based arts organisation which has been supporting artists and developing innovative and creative visual arts projects and initiatives since 2005.
We are now using our skills, experience and expertise to give the young people of the region access to an exciting new public platform for their creative output, and a taste of the way the art world works.
dot-art is made up of two arms:
dot-art Ltd is an art gallery and consultancy based in Liverpool city centre, specialising in affordable, high quality, locally sourced art, on a sale, commission and rental basis, as well as offering a range of complementary services including; art consultancy, exhibition planning and implementation, bespoke framing, art valuation and restoration and artist sourcing. www.dot-art.com
dot-art Services CIC is a not-for-profit organisation which exists to support North-West based visual artists, both emerging and established, through a range of services and activities designed to help them develop their careers and gain exposure and promotion for their work. A Social Enterprise with artists at its heart, dot-art Services CIC functions in a unique fashion, operating a membership system which gives artists a range of benefits including their own web page, access to exhibition, career development and promotional opportunities, as well as help and advice, networking events and discounts on art supplies and framing (http://services.dot-art.com/). www.services.dot-art.com Contact
e firstname.lastname@example.org t 0151 478 4355
National Museums Liverpool,
w liverpoolmuseums.org.uk About National Museums Liverpool
National Museums Liverpool comprises eight venues. Our collections are among the most important and varied in Europe and contain everything from Impressionist paintings and rare beetles to a lifejacket from the Titanic. We attract more than 3 million visitors every year. Our venues are the
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