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20 Years of Artaboyne

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Artaboyne this year, the committee would like to invite young people of secondary age living in Aberdeenshire to take part in an art competition. The winning artwork from each category will be displayed as part of the Artaboyne 2024 exhibition.

Win £50 of art vouchers and your artwork included in our 2024 exhibition!

Details of the competition are below:

  • There are two age categories for entering – young people in S1-S3 and young people in S4-S6 at time of entry.

  • Entrants must live in Aberdeenshire.

  • One winner in each category will have their winning entry framed (if appropriate) and exhibited, but not for sale, in the 2024 Artaboyne exhibition. They will also receive £50 of art vouchers as a prize.

  • There will be 2 runners up in each category who will get £20 of art vouchers.

  • Work can be 2D or 3D

  • Maximum size for 2D work is A3 (297mm x 420mm).

  • 3D sculpture, ceramics and jewellery are also eligible.

How to enter

Complete the application form below and attach a photograph of your artwork entry.

Please ensure that the photo of your original art is as good quality as possible, taken in good light and is of the entire piece of art.



Key Dates

The competition is open to any secondary age young person who lives in Aberdeenshire. The closing date is Friday 31st May 2024. 

Winners and runners up will be contacted by email by the end of June 2024. 

Please note - by taking part on this competition you are doing so on the understanding that the winning entries will be on display at Artaboyne exhibition but are not for sale.

Data statement

Any data gathered such as mobile numbers and addresses will be held only for the length of the competition and will not be shared with any other parties. If there is any proposed press coverage of the winners permission will be sought from winners and their parents before any publicity takes place. 


Any questions about this competition should be emailed to

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