Open to primary school children across Ireland, Sightsavers’ Junior Painter Awards aim to inspire children to express their artistic talent and develop an appreciation of the importance and value of sight. The contest provides a great opportunity to learn about people living with blindness and sight problems in developing countries.
Every year Sightsavers asks children to create a painting under a sight-related theme. This year’s theme was “I want you to see…”
This year’s Junior Painter competition has now closed. If you’d like to register for next year’s competition email email@example.com
In the meantime, take a look at this year’s prizes and judges, browse our competition gallery or try some of our teaching resources in your classroom. try some of our teaching resources in your classroom
al winners. In third place, Cian Mangan’s “I want you to see a colourful giraffe at sunset”. Sweeping in at second, Ryan Buckley’s “I want you to see the world through the eyes of a dragon” and grabbing the title of overall national winner, Katie O’Brien’s “I want you to see books fly”. You can see all the winners’ masterpieces for yourself at the Powerscourt Townhouse Centre in Dublin city centre is hosting an exhibition of our 15 winning paintings until Sunday 19 April – why not drop in over the Easter holidays?
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