Vote For Talented Young Artists! dot-art, Liverpool. Voting open until 30 April.
Voting for the third annual dot-art Schools 2014/15 competition opened on 1 April. dot-art Schools is the annual, online, inter-school art competition,
which culminates in an exhibition of the winning artworks at St Georges Hall in June 2015.
The competition is open to both primary (year 6) and secondary (year 9) schools in the six boroughs of the Liverpool City Region. It is designed to nurture talent and raise ambition
by taking art out of the classroom and into the real world. The art competition has attracted around 50 primary and secondary schools from the Liverpool City region.
Over 20 schools are getting involved for the very first time, alongside 30 schools returning to the dot-art Schools programme for the second or third successive year. The diverse range of schools includes
local authority maintained, independent, and church schools, as well as residential and special schools from across Liverpool, Halton, Wirral, Sefton, Knowsley and St Helens.
dot-art Schools Project manager, Carolyn Murray revealed this year’s online competition showcases over 800 artworks by talented young people, from around 50 Liverpool city region schools
making this the largest competition dot-art have staged to date!”
The artwork has been shortlisted by a panel of judges featuring representatives from Tate Liverpool, the Walker Art Gallery and Metal Culture; who selected their top three entries from each school ready for the
public vote. During the exhibition at St Georges Hall guest judge Susan M Coles will choose the overall winners. Susan s known to many art teachers as the President of the National Society for Education in Art & Design in
2014 and Secretary of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Art Craft and Design Education.