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THIS IS ART! is an exciting new, young people’s art competition brought to you by RTÉ and the Creative Ireland Programme.

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The Competition

The competition is open to all abilities and a huge range of visual arts. So whether you paint, draw, paint, sculpt, craft or even spray – show us what art is made of! All your work will be included in the digital gallery and considered for the This Is Art! 2021 Grand Prix Award.

Closing Date: 31 Jan 2021 @ 8pm

  • Disciplines
  • Drawing
  • Digital Art
  • Mixed Media
  • Painting
  • Photography
  • Printmaking
  • Sculpture
  • Street Art
  1. Categories
  2. 7 & Under
  3. 8–11
  4. 12–15
  5. 16–18
  6. Group

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This is Now!

You are invited to explore the theme ‘This is Now’. Your response could be something inspired by how you feel at this very moment, the people or places that surround you or the times we are living through. It’s entirely up to you!


This is Art! competition will be judged by a panel of some of Ireland’s most celebrated artists, creatives and curators.