Showcase your talented Year 6 and Year 9 artists!
dot-art Schools, with the support of returning Sponsor Rathbones, are recruiting for their 4th annual art competition now.
dot-art Schools are delighted to announce Rathbones continued sponsorship of it’s programme for a second year. dot-art Schools is an interactive, online, inter-school art competition which culminates in an exhibition of the winning artworks in the city centre. Arts professionals shortlist entries and the public vote to select the winners.
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, raise ambition, and take art out of the classroom and into the real world.
dot-art Schools 2014-15 overall year 9 winner Georgia Allen and her Head of Art, Anthony Bennett from Rainhill High School were invited to visit one of dot-art Schools competition sponsors Rathbones, at their historic Port of Liverpool offices recently. While operating as a local team, their Liverpool office is part of one of the UK’s largest wealth management firms Rathbone Brothers Plc, which has a listing on the London Stock Exchange.
During the visit Georgia got to see her winning artwork on display and met Andrew Butcher Rathbones Chief Operating Officer and Andrew Morris who is Head of investment management..
Commenting on the launch of the competition, Rathbones’ chief operating officer, Andrew Butcher, said:
“Rathbones is proud to sponsor the dot-art Schools competition once again. We are committed to investing in future generations both in Liverpool and across the UK, whether it be through our successful apprenticeship programme or this fantastic challenge for young aspiring artists. The arts are a great way to engage with both our clients and the wider community and this celebration of young creative talent compliments our work in both
Since 2012 over 2,500 children from over 80 Primary and Secondary schools in the Liverpool City Region have participated. Entering the competition is a valuable way to raise the profile of your school, show it’s commitment to creativity, and involve students families.