Student Art Competition

We are excited to announce a summer art competition exclusively for students attending any art and design course. We want to celebrate the creativeness of Irish youth today by giving the winner a KennedyArt gift voucher of 250 euro for their back to college supplies.

Entry is by Facebook, along with liking our Facebook page and tagging a friend, then email us your work of art to, with the subject line “Art Student Competition Entry”

Along with the gift voucher, your work will be hung in our shop along with two runner ups with the chance to sell your piece.

The theme is ‘Self Portrait of a Young Irish Artist’. We want you to express yourself in any fine art medium, (paint, drawing, print,) a visualization of being a youth in the Irish creative world. Maximum of one piece per person.

The deadline will be the 31st of August and the winner will be announced a week later! Good luck!!

Terms and Conditions:


We want this competition to be as much fun as possible, hence we are keeping the dreaded “T&C’s” to the minimum possible

This competition is open to Art Students, defined as anyone attending a recognised post leaving cert Art Course. We may look for proof of this in the form of a valid student id.

One piece per person.

Use of any other subject line on the entry email other than “Art Student Competition Entry” will lead to the entry not being included.

The judges’ decision is final.

The prize is a KennedyArt voucher for €250.00, valid for one year. The voucher doesn’t have to be used in one go. There is no cash equivalent to the prize.

The winning entry and that of two runners up will be displayed in our shop with the possibility of sale if wished. If sold KennedyArt will deduct 10% of the sale price to cover administrative expenses.

KennedyArt will have a non exclusive right to use any submitted entry in promotional work.

The winner will be asked to pose for a photo on receipt of prize which can be used by KennedyArt for promotional reasons.