Applications Open for the John Byrne Award
The John Byrne Award is an online exhibition and creative competition open to 16-30 year olds living in Scotland. The deadlines: 31 July 2019 for £250 prize; 31 Jan 2020 for £2500 prize.
The John Byrne Award is an inclusive competition for young, emerging artists. Our aim is to encourage a discussion about societal values by promoting the creative work of the entrants. They are looking for work that is thought-provoking. You can view previous entries here.
Any creative medium is accepted. Examples include:
Visual – Paintings, drawings, sketches, illustrations, sculpture, digital art, screen prints, mixed media, photography.
Design – Product/industrial design, fashion design, textile design, game design, UI/UX design, interior and spatial design, architectural design.
Audio – Compositions, songs, original pieces of music, audio recordings.
Video – Documentaries, interviews, animation, music videos, art films, short films, fashion films.
Writing – poetry, journalism, blog posts, essays, creative writing.
Prizes include an annual award of £2500 and a monthly award of £250. The entry criteria is:
– 16 to 30 years old
– Currently living in Scotland
– They accept one entry per person or team per month
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