Art & Design Competitions

Want your artwork to be part of our Summer Showcase Art Exhibition?

We're excited to invite students of secondary schools and sixth forms in North Somerset to take part in our Art & Design competitions...

candy floss artwork

 

COMPETITION 1: Create a piece of art which represents ‘Life’ in a media of your choice.

THE BRIEF: Life is experienced, enjoyed and discovered in different ways by each individual. We would like you to create an art piece that conveys an element of what life means to you, along with a short paragraph to explain your piece.

Category 1 - Under 16
Category 2 - Over 16
Closing date for entries Friday 24th April 2020
Winning entries will be announced by 11th May

The winning designs will be exhibited in our end of year exhibition in June and featured on our Level 2 Art & Design Instagram page for under 16s and UAL Foundation Pre Degree page for over 16s.

To enter the competition submit: 1 x A5 - A3 piece of work - Digital and hand rendered accepted.

Submit your work along with your full name, age and school by post to:
Sasha O’Connell
Weston College Creative Arts Department
Loxton Road,
Weston Super Mare
BS23 4QU

japanese art

 

COMPETITION 2: Create a moodboard and fashion design board exploring the theme of Japanese Design.

THE BRIEF: The V&A museum holds groundbreaking and iconic exhibitions celebrating artists, designers, objects and themes. On the 29th February 2020 their new exhibition Kimono: Kyoto to Catwalk is opening. Your client is attending the private view and has asked you to design something fabulous for them to wear!

Open for Years 9, 10 and 11
Closing date for entries Friday 24th April 2020
Winning entries will be announced by 11th May

The winning designs will be exhibited in our end of year exhibition in June.

To enter the competition submit: 1 x A3 moodboard showing themes and inspiration. 1 x A3 design board showing full design in colour.- A3 piece of work - Digital and hand rendered accepted.

Submit your work (as JPEG or PDF files) along with your full name, age, school and school year to sasha.oconnell@weston.ac.uk or by post to:
Sasha O’Connell
Weston College Creative Arts Department
Loxton Road,
Weston Super Mare
BS23 4QU

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