Unique Art Awards

UNIQUE ART AWARDS 2017 (UAA 2017)- Finalists Annouced

Following the success of last years competition, which is funded by the Mouth and Foot Painting Trust Fund, we are launching the 2017 Unique Art Awards. The UAA is an Art Competition for disabled children between the ages of 7 and 21 years old. Prizes include up to £1,000 for entrants and £3,000 for their school/college Art Department.

The 2017 Unique Art Awards finalists are announced, visit our Facebook page to read more...

  • Categories

  • There are 2 age groups in each category.
    The subject for all categories is MY WORLD.

    Child 7 – 15yrs

    Youth 16 – 21yrs

    • Painter
    • Photographer
    • 3D Sculpture
    • Digital Art
    • Musician

    ARTS TEACHER IN
    SPECIAL EDUCATION

    We would also like to recognise the work done by teachers in the arts in special education and would like to offer an award to highlight excellence in this field which includes Art, Drama and Music. We would ask Schools and Colleges to enter this category by sending a written paper outlining why the nominated Teacher deserves the Award and how he or she goes ‘above and beyond’ their normal teaching duties.

  • Prizes

  • There will be three finalists of each age groups five categories Bronze (3rd) Silver (2nd) & Gold (1st). Each finalist will receive a certificate and a £50 Great Art Voucher, or category related eqiuivalent.
    The prizes for the top three winners overall are:

    • Gold (1st) - £1,000 in vouchers and £3,000 for their school
    • Silver (2nd) - £500 in vouchers and £2,000 for their school
    • Bronze (3rd) - £250 in vouchers and £1,000 for their school
    • Art teacher of the Year - £2,000 vouchers, or equivalent for other department winners.

    All finalists will be invited to a presentation ceremony in October 2017 where the top three overall winners will receive their prizes.

  • How to apply

  • RULES OF ENTRY

    1. ALL entrants for the competition must have a DISABILITY of some kind.
    2. A person may only submit one entry in each category. All entries must be on the theme of MY WORLD and other themes will be excluded from the competition by the head judge.
    3. Each entrant will need to fill out the application form for the category he or she would like to enter, downloaded from our website.
    4. Parents / Guardian or School Teacher MUST sign the Application Form.
    5. All entrants must download, complete and email back an entry form with ALL Sections filled in. The emailed COMPLETED FORM and the IMAGE Jpeg must BOTH have the Entrants NAME for reference.
    6. Entry forms and jpg images should be emailed to: entry@uniqueartawards.uk Any entries emailed without the entrants name will not be included in the competition.

    Entries need to be submitted between:
    20th January - 20th June 2017

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Enter the Unique Art Awards 2017

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Entry Guidelines and Competition Poster >

UAA entries need to be submitted between: 20th January - 20th June 2017

the Mouth and Foot Painting Artists Trust Fund

The Mouth and Foot Painting Artists Trust Fund

Rotary Club of four Marks and Medstead

Rotary Club of Four Marks and Medstead

Judges

Each category will be judged by a panel of professional artists who have a knowledge of each subject. These will include representatives of the MFPA Trust Fund and Rotary International.

The Mouth and Foot Painting Artists Trust Fund

The M.F.P.A. Trust Fund for the Training of Handicapped Children in the Arts was established in 1989 by the British Members of the international self-help co-operative, the Mouth & Foot Painting Artists. The aim of the Trust is to provide financial assistance for individuals and organisations to further the development of disabled children in all artistic disciplines. Over the years the Trust has actively sought funds from individuals and organisations to enable this to happen.

  • Mouth and Foot Painting Artists

    The Mouth and Foot Painting Artsts

  • The Mouth and Foot Painting Artists Trust Fund

    The Mouth and Foot Painting Artists Trust Fund

Unique Art Awards Partners

The MFPA Trust Fund has partnered with the main sponsor Mouth and Foot Painting Artists to provide the financial support needed to organise the UAA2016.

Four Marks and Medstead Rotary Club have been asked to be a Partner so that we can contact Rotary´s countrywide network of Clubs to identify individuals and Special Schools who would like to enter the Competition.

Flat Spaces Foundation will be giving a week´s holiday for up to eight people in their new totally wheelchair accessible bungalow in Ropley, Hampshire.

Great Art is the largest suppliers of art materials online in the UK. The MFPA Trust will fund an advert in Great Art back to school magazine. The main prizes will be in the form of Great Art vouchers.

UAA 2016 Partners

The Mouth and Foot Painting Artists Trust Fund
The Mouth and Foot Painting Artists Trust Fund www.mfpatrustfund.uk
The Mouth and Foot Painting Artists
The Mouth and Foot Painting Artists www.mfpa.uk
Rotary Club of Four Marks and Medstead
Rotary Club of Four Marks and Medstead www.4mmrotary.org.uk
Flat Spaces
Flat Spaces www.flatspaces.co.uk
Great Art
Great Art www.greatart.co.uk
Happy Days
Mall Galleries www.mallgalleries.org.uk

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    88 London Road
    Holybourne
    ALTON
    Hampshire
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