Lamlash artists excel in youth art contest

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By Colin Smeeton

Early years and primary pupils from Lamlash excelled themselves in the inaugural Lamlash Youth Art Competition.

Organised by Lamlash Primary School’s P7 teacher, and well known artist and crafter, Vikki MacDonald, the drawing and painting competition was open to all early years and primary pupils and carried the theme of island locations or animals.

With more than 50 entries received, the task of picking just three winners was a difficult one with the judges deciding on three first place winners, two second place winners and two third place winners.

Vikki said: ‘The competition attracted a huge amount of amazing artwork with the children investing a great deal of effort in their entries. The fun competition aimed at encouraging the enjoyment of art and crafts has shown that the children possess a great amount of talent.’

All of the children who entered the competition were presented with participation certificates and small prizes for taking part.



Jack and Matthew, both P4 pupils, shared second place. 01_B47art02

P4 pupils, Beth and Niamh, and Early Years pupil Lucas all took first place. 01_B47art03

P7 pupil Faye and Early Years pupil Abraham were the deserving third place winners. 01_B47art04

All of the entrants received a participation certificate and a small prize for taking part. 01_B47art05