Ruthin School are pleased to announce ‘Y Talent Award’, curated by the world-renowned contemporary artist Yue Minjun. This visual arts award celebrates creativity and innovation among young artists, and we invite your students to showcase their talents.

Award Details:

  • Any visual art form.
  • Any theme.
  • Students aged 13 – 18 years.
  • Free Entry.
  • Opens Monday, 11th March with a deadline of Friday, 12th April 2024

• The ‘Y Talent Award’ Grand Prize winner will receive £5,000
• in cash and a 10-day Art Residency at the breathtaking retreat and landscape of ‘Twelve Behind’ located in Guizhou, China worth £5,000. Twelve Behind is a dramatic landscape of waterfalls, mountains and boasts the longest cave system in Asia. It is famous
• for its stunning beauty and a place where artists gather from across the world to be inspired and create work.
• Ten Y Talent nomination prize winners will receive a 10-day
• Art Residency in the beautiful retreat and landscape of ‘Twelve Behind’, located in Guizhou, China.

This is a fantastic opportunity for your students to gain recognition and potentially jump start a career in the arts. We would be honoured to have entries (and hopefully winners) from Welsh independent schools and see the unique perspectives your students bring.

For further details, please contact us directly at [email protected] or let me know if you have questions.

Let’s celebrate the power of creativity and the voices of the next generation of artists together!