About the campaign

Created to encourage the next generation of artistic talent, our Young Fine Artist competition invites schools from across the UK to enter their students for the chance to display their work alongside some of the world’s most popular artists.

The latest edition of the competition took place in our galleries in York on and Cambridge. Louisa Hay from St Faith’s School won the Cambridge edition for her Tim Rogerson-inspired Donald Duck artwork, whilst Dion Boby from St. Wilfrid’s Catholic Primary School was awarded the first place for his squirrel painting in the style of Robert Oxley at the York gallery.

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Cass Art is the UK’s leading art supplies retailer that hosted our Scarlett Raven and Marc Marot exhibitions at their Islington and Glasgow stores. They also joined our judging panel for our Summer Exhibition 2018 and kindly donated the winners’ prizes for our previous Young Fine Artist scheme. Now we're joining our forces again!


From the blog

Why involving youngsters in art is more important than ever


With the number of students choosing creative GCSE subjects in decline, there are rising concerns about the future of the UK’s creative industry. Fine Art Collector investigates.

Young Fine Artist: congratulations Sam!


Our competition kicked off for 2019 with a 12-year-old Cambridge pupil selected to display his work alongside art legends like Bob Dylan. Could your school be next?

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