Monday, 15 November 2010

2010 Big Spirit Youth Art Competition

The Fort McMurray Wood Buffalo Arts and Crafts Guild is presenting the 2010 Youth Art Competition being hosted at the Fort McMurray Public Library. Information for the event is listed below:

Age Categories:
  1. 5-7 year olds
  2. 8-10 year olds
  3. 11-14 year olds
  4. 15-18 year olds

Art Categories:

  1. Two dimensional landscape
  2. Two dimensional figurative
  3. Two dimensional abstract


  1. Graphite, Pastel Drawing, etc...
  2. Painting, oil, acrylic, water, etc...

Art Drop Off Date:

Friday, November 26th from 1 pm to 7 pm, at the Fort McMurray Public Library, Suncor Community Leisure Centre on MacDonald Island

Reception and Prize Awards:

Held on Sunday, November 28th from 1 pm to 3 pm at the Fort McMurray Public Library, main floor children's library

Open Days for Viewing:

November 27th - December 10th during library hours

There will be a limit of two pieces per person in each category. Each piece will be judged on or before the day of the reception. The chosen pieces will be exhibited at the Fort McMurray Public Library for the designated time. All pieces must be gallery ready (painting/drawings must be mounted or framed ready to be hung with proper hardware for hanging). All artwork must be original and cannot have been entered in the 2008 or 2009 Big Sprit Art Competition. Other prizes include publication in the Fort McMurray Tourism Leisure Guide, Art Show Exhibits, Cash, Gift Certificates, and much more!


  1. Thank you so much for these updates ladies. My DD got to participate because of the info provided here. The exhibition of the participants' artwork is a must see at the library. Cheers!

  2. Well done Arts & Crafts Guild! It's fantastic to create artistic interest among the youth of Fort McMurray. They are the future.

  3. wheres the link to the 2013 one

    1. Thank you so much for your comment. I will publish a post today on this year's Big Spirit Youth Competition. Please do not hesitate to let me know of a cultural event that is happening in Wood Buffalo if it is not already on the Culture Blog. Thank you again.