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Global Canvas Children’s Art Competition for Children Aged under 16 years [Prizes Available]: Submit by Jan 31: Expired

About the Competition

To be in with a chance of displaying a colourful creation at London’s Natural History Museum, you can participate in the Global Canvas Children’s Art Competition.


This competition is group entry open to everyone aged 16 and under. Entries are welcomed from any art groups, classes, year groups or a whole school.


This year’s competition theme is ‘Habitats of the World’ – the challenge is to create an exciting group mini-exhibition/art display interpreting this theme.

Submission Details

Each Group’s entry should fill a wall space 180cm x 180cm with a table 180cm x 60cm in front. Be as creative as you can, using anything from paint, sculpture or sewing to recycled art to create your own mini-exhibition.

When you are ready to enter please complete our entry form – you will need to submit 200 words describing how you have interpreted the theme.

Alongside your entry form you will need to submit a photograph of your Group’s entry and a video/PowerPoint presentation telling us all about your entry and how you have interpreted the theme. Please send these via WeTranser/Dropbox/Google Drive to jo.elphick@davidshepherd.org (videos must be no more than 3 minutes long).

Fee Details

Entry is FREE. Donations are welcome but will not affect judging. (Suggested donation £20).

Awards/ Prizes

Shortlisted finalists will be chosen from the photographic submission and video/presentation. The successful groups will display their entry at the Natural History Museum on Thursday 7th March 2019.

There will be prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place, an award for the best International Entry, Personal Choice Awards from the guest speaker and our sponsors, Michael O’Mara Books, as well as The David Shepherd Award. Every shortlisted finalist will receive a special certificate and a goody bag.

Important Dates

Last date to submit Entries: 31st January 2019


Phone: 01483 272323
Email: dswf@davidshepherd.org

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