5 – 17 December 2017
National Open Art, the UK’s biggest independent art prize, presents its first, full-scale Children’s Exhibition, a beautiful collection of 150 artworks by the UK and Ireland’s most promising young artists.
Selected by the award-winning children’s books illustrator Marta Altés and NOA, this stunning collection of paintings, drawings, prints, photographs and wall-hung installations by artists aged 14 and under will delight and inspire. Includes the three Children’s Competition prize-winners and seven highly-commended artworks, which were exhibited as part of the 21st National Open Art Exhibition at the Oxo Tower Wharf’s Bargehouse on London’s Southbank in November.
“Children are often very creative by nature and there are some incredibly talented young artists out there. Anything that encourages and develops this talent is something to be celebrated, and NOA’s competition provides one of the very best opportunities around.” – Chris Riddell, UK Children’s Laureate and previous NOA Children’s Competition judge.