We recently announced a current project we’ve been working on for the National Gallery of Canada.
Every year, their education department runs a nation-wide art competition for young people age 16-19 called So You Want to Be an Artist? The contest is designed to help promote the arts within the younger generations, also giving them the fantastic opportunity to have their worked showcased on the national level – and if they become one of the 12 finalists, also within the National Gallery of Canada itself. Prizes for the contest include gift certificates for art supplies and for the first place winner, a professional portfolio review and advice on pursuing a career in visual arts.
We have the pleasure of assisting The Gallery with the website and social media strategy and execution of the 2013 version of this contest.
It’s been a very exciting project to work on, promoting such a fun and meaningful contest across the country and seeing all the young people who are so eager to participate. We are currently in the submission phase of the contest (ending April 1st), and already the artworks flowing in are truly remarkable and inspiring.
We developed the 2013 video summary of the So You Want to Be an Artist contest, coordinating all aspects from script to storyboard to voice and photo actors, to the end product.
We invite you to take a look at the below video, and of course, if you happen to know anyone interested in the arts and who falls within the age range of 16-19 (inclusive), definitely let them know about this awesome opportunity.
As you likely saw in the video, the voting phase starts April 8th, at which time you can visit soyouwanttobeanartist.ca to see all the artworks in the running. You’re gauranteed to be impressed by our nation’s great young talent.