Budding artists between the ages of 13 and 18 are invited to submit a portrait for the Young Archie Competition, as part of the Archibald Prize 2015 Regional Tour
at the Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre. Entry is open only to residents of the Tweed, Lismore, Ballina, Byron and Kyogle Shires.
The portrait should be of a person who is special to you - someone who is known to you and plays a significant role in your life.There are two age categories: 13 - 15 year olds and 16 - 18 year olds.
The competition will be judged based on merit and originality by Illustrator, Tamsin Ainslie and artist, Robyn Sweaney. Five finalists from each category will be exhibited at the Tweed Regional Gallery. One winner will be chosen in each category. Each finalist and winner will receive prizes provided by ANZ, The Friends of the Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre Inc, and Sugarmill Studios.