WildArt

*** See the WildArt Competition Winner and Runners up here  ***

Thank you for all you artwork submission

 

 

Express your creativity about Irish Wildlife by drawing, painting, building models or creating collages.

Create an artwork within one of the following themes:

  • Theme A: My Favourite Irish Plants and Animals
  • Theme B: Protecting Irish Wildlife – Land and Sea

There are four age categories with a prize for the winner of theme A & B in each category. The age categories are 6 and under; 7 to 10; 11 to 14 and 15 to 18 years.

The prize for each winner is a choice of wildlife book from our online shop and one year of Irish Wildlife Trust membership.

THE CLOSING DATE FOR THE COMPETITION IS 17:00 on the 27th April

Details of how to enter are below.

Step 1: Choose from the following themes:

Theme A: My Favourite Irish Plants and Animals

Theme B: Protecting Irish Wildlife – Land and Sea 

Create a piece of art inspired by one of these themes. See here for more info on themes.

Please remember the current lockdown and social distancing rules which apply in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland (for as long as they may be in force) and be sure not to disturb birds on the nest or other animals.

 

Step 2: Select your age category.  Your age for entry to the Competition is your age as of the competition closing date 27th April.

  • 6 and under
  • 7 to 10
  • 11 to 14
  • 15 to 18 years

 

Step 3: Enter your art work before 17:00 on 27th April.

 

Step 4: Email images of your artwork to wildart@iwt.ie

Email Subject: WildArt

Email Info: Name, Age, and Address of artist(s) & your Theme chosen

Entrants must send at least three photos of the artwork:

  • One photo of the entrant with their artwork. This is for verification purposes and will not be shared publicly.
  • One photo showing their entire artwork.
  • One to three closer photos showing some detail of the work.

PLEASE TAKE PHOTOS OF YOUR ARTWORK IN NATURAL LIGHT. Photos taken in dark or artificial light may not show colours correctly.

The closing date for entries to the WildArt Competition is 17:00  on 27th April. This date is final. If your entry is received after this date, it will not be submitted to the judges.

 

Rules of Entry

  1. An entrant may submit one piece of artwork in each theme. Remember, each piece will require its own separate email entry as the title and theme must be included in the email info.
  2. Siblings can enter together in the age category of the oldest child.
  3. Children of Irish Wildlife Trust staff, directors and competition judges will not be eligible to win a prize in the competition.
  4. Only residents of the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland will be eligible to win a prize in the competition.
  5. If your entry is being considered for a prize, you may under certain circumstances be asked to submit proof of your age.
  6. The Judging Panel is responsible for the allocation of awards and the decision of the Judging Panel is final and no correspondence will be entered into regarding that decision.
  7. The winners will be contacted by email and their photos of their art will be used in Irish Wildlife Trust social media. Photographs of the winners together with their names and ages may be used in publicity campaigns only where the parents or guardians of the winners have given specific consent.
  8. The rules of the Competition may not be changed or modified and will be strictly applied.

 

THE CLOSING DATE FOR THE COMPETITION IS 17:00 on the 27th April