Celebrate Arts Award: Love the arts in 15 seconds

Celebrate Arts Award: Love the arts in 15 seconds

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BY: Guest Writer
13 Aug 2020

Celebrating 15 years of Arts Award, Voice magazine are running a social media competition to showcase the creative talents of young people and highlight the diversity of artistic work embraced by Arts Award.


This autumn Arts Award Voice are running a competition to find the most vibrant, impressive, creative responses to the theme of #LoveArtsAward15. They’re calling on Arts Award advisers to support young people to make something spectacular to share their love of art. They want to showcase the huge diversity of arts, culture and media that Arts Award supports - the more inventive the creation, the better.

Below is the full brief, for you to share with your groups. You can find out more information at www.voicemag.uk/love-arts-award-15-competition

And for practical tips, have a read of Voice's blog on how to make art to celebrate art

Competition brief for young people
Step one: Create your art
Tell us in any art form why you love art! What does it mean to you? How does it make you feel? What does it add to your life? You could create a painting, write a monologue, make a short film, build a sculpture, create an animation, choreograph a dance, write a poem, or anything that takes your fancy. As long as it's creative and it shows your passion, go for it!

Step two: Share your art in a 15 second snippet
Showcase your love of art in 15 seconds! To enter the competition we want to see a 15-second snippet of your creative response shared with Voice mags Twitter or Instagram. This could be a video or audio recording, and it doesn't have to be fancy. You can record on a phone, computer, straight into Instagram, whatever it takes to share your art publicly.

Don't forget to tag @Voicemaguk on Twitter or Instagram and use the #LoveArtsAward15 or your entry won't be counted.

You have until 15 November to enter the competition on Instagram or Twitter and be in with a chance of winning!

To enter the competition:

  • Participate up until 15 November
  • Share a 15-second snippet of your art on Twitter or Instagram
  • Tag and follow @Voicemaguk on Twitter on Instagram
  • Use #LoveArtsAward15 #ArtsAward15

Winners, winners winners!
After the closing date, 15 November, our Guest Judges will select ONE winner and THREE runners up who will feature in an online gallery on Voice magazine and receive an arts voucher of their choice. Judges will be looking for the pieces that show artistic flair, passion and creativity in the chosen art form.

So, please encourage your groups to get creating.

Arts Award Voice supports young people working towards their Arts Award with creative inspiration from artists, case studies of achievers and step-by-step guidance through the awards.

Young people can post blogs and reviews for Arts Award and collect their posts for assessment. Arts Award Voice is part of Voice magazine run by Upstart Projects.

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