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dot-art Schools launch their 11th annual art competition for children and young people

dot-art Schools launch their 11th annual art competition for children and young people dot-art Schools are working in partnership with Edge Hill University to launch the 11th annual art competition aimed at boosting creativity in schools.    Established in 2012, dot-art Schools is an inter-school art competition for Year 5 and Year 9. It provides hundreds of children in the Liverpool City Region with the opportunity to develop their artistic side, have their skills recognised and envision a future career in the arts.   The annual competition ends with an awards ceremony and winners exhibition in Liverpool. For most children the exhibition is the first time they can really show off their creativity to their parents and peers, giving them the confidence and drive to continue making art.   

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Protecting Our Environment

'Protecting Our Environment' is the focus for dot-art Schools 10th birthday For the first time in the competitions' history we set an optional theme for schools to respond to as a way of marking the 10th birthday of the competition. Working in partnership with Edge Hill University this theme offers a creative way to encourage discussion and raise awareness of the climate crisis with children and young people. 

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Awards ceremony and new exhibition celebrates children’s creativity

Children and young people’s artwork is celebrated at an awards ceremony and exhibition hosted by dot-art Schools and Edge Hill University, giving the public the chance to see the creative artworks.  Primary and secondary pupils from 80 schools across the Liverpool City Region and beyond took part in the inter-school art competition, with the overall winners announced and celebrated at a special prize giving event on 9 June.   The winning artwork from each participating school will be on display in the dot-art Schools 2022 exhibition at the iconic Royal Liver Building starting on Friday 10th June.  

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Teachers Corner online exhibition call out!

Call Out for 'Teachers Corner' online exhibition Teachers are artists too! Teachers’ Corner is an online space for teachers to exhibit their artwork and is a great opportunity to share artwork with pupils, helping them to understand how everyone can integrate creativity into their lives.

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Voting opens to choose the city region’s best young artists

The public are being invited to cast their vote in the dot-art Schools 10th annual art competition to find the Liverpool City Region’s best young artists. Anyone can cast their vote online from 1st April to 1st May. 80 schools have signed up for the dot-art Schools 2022 competition and over 1200 stunning artworks have been submitted, including some entries responding to the optional 10th birthday theme of ‘protecting our environment’.   The judges have narrowed it down to their top three entries from each school ready for the public to vote for their favourite. The shortlisting panel is made up of some of the region's most respected artists and cultural institutions.  The artwork with the most votes from each participating school will win a place in the dot-art Schools 2022 exhibition, which will be held in the dazzling setting of the Royal Liver Building.   

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dot-art Schools winning artwork hits the streets!

dot-art Schools winning artwork hits the streets! We're excited to announce that dot-art Schools 2021 winning young artists’ works will feature in the busy shopping area of Church Street, Liverpool in the run up to Christmas. Taking over a hoarding on a retail unit we worked with designer Thom Isom to create a vinyl design showcasing the diverse range of schools' winning students’ artwork. It's a wonderful, accessible way to showcase the artwork of talented children and young people who take part in the annual competition to such a large audience.

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CALLING ALL YOUNG ARTISTS AND CREATIVES AGED 11-16!

Enter the PV School Design Challenge and you could see your design feature on a new sculpture in Liverpool’s Knowledge Quarter!

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dot-art Schools celebrates 10 years of bringing the joy of art to city region schools

dot-art Schools are working in partnership with Edge Hill University to launch their 10th annual art competition for schools across the North West. This year’s competition features a call to action to encourage creativity and stimulate discussion about climate change.  This year’s programme is particularly poignant because it marks dot-art Schools 10th anniversary of showcasing and celebrating children and young people’s creativity. Established back in 2012, dot-art Schools impact has grown each year, with 602 schools participating to date, with over 9000 young artists having entered their artwork.  To mark this milestone birthday, dot-art and Edge Hill are looking to the future and the importance of sustainability by inviting children to create art themed around protecting the environment, to highlight the importance of looking after our planet.  

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Awards ceremony and exhibition celebrates children’s art 

School children’s artwork was celebrated during a special online ceremony hosted by dot-art Schools and Edge Hill University – and the community have the chance to see the creations in a new public exhibition.  Primary and secondary pupils from 90 schools across the Liverpool City Region and beyond took part in the inter-school art competition and winning entries will be displayed at an exhibition in the iconic Port of Liverpool Building at Liverpool’s Pier Head.  Student volunteers will help run the exhibition and when it closes some of the artworks will be on display at Edge Hill’s campus in Ormskirk for students, staff and visitors to enjoy.  

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