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Young at Art Competition 2018


Prize Information

First prize: 
 high street shopping voucher

Second prize:
 high street shopping voucher

Third prize:
 high street shopping voucher

All winners and runners-up will have their work displayed digitally at the Young at Art Exhibition at Blackpool Sixth and will be invited as guests of honour with family members to the exhibition opening night and fashion show on Tuesday 19th June from 6.00 pm. 

Additionally, the top 5 entrants who are in Year 11 and progressing to Blackpool Sixth in September 2018 to study an art & design subject will receive a ‘starter pack’ of materials for your art & design studies (worth up to £20) when you start your studies with us.

Submission categories

  • Fine art – painting/drawing etc.
  • Photography
  • Fashion design
  • Textiles
  • Graphic design
  • Animation

What you need to do?

Simply send an email to with a high quality photograph of your work (you can submit up to 3 pieces). 

Please put “Young at Art 2018” in the subject field of the email and give your full name, date of birth, school year (10 or 11) and the name of the school you currently attend. Please also include the statement: “I certify that the work I am submitting is completely my own work.” 

Submit your entries as .jpg or .png files and include your name in the filename. If you are submitting more than one piece of work, please number the files … e.g. JoeBloggs1.jpg, JoeBloggs2.jpg.

Closing Date: All entries must be received by 4pm on Friday 8th June at the latest.

Blackpool Sixth – @BlackpoolSixth – /BlackpoolSixth