Events James Cook University, Singapore 20th Anniversary Art Competition

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Mon, 22 May 2023

James Cook University, Singapore 20th Anniversary Art Competition

When: 22 May 2023, 8:30am to 24 July 2023, 6pm
Location: Sims Drive Campus

The competition has ended and winners will be announced on the 10 August 2023.

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Calling all aspiring artists and creatives! James Cook University in Singapore is proud to present an exciting opportunity to showcase your talent and celebrate our 20th anniversary and the launch of JCU Cultural Connect

JCU Cultural Connect aims to celebrate creativity and diversity within our community. We invite our current students, staff and alumni to submit an entry to the Competition that encapsulates our 20 years of excellence in education in Singapore.

The theme for the competition is Celebrating Diversity. We encourage participants to interpret this theme in their own unique way. Whether you prefer to work with traditional media such as paint, pencils, or charcoal; or are more comfortable with digital tools; we welcome your submission in the form of paintings, drawings or digital art.

All entries should be within 60cm x 45cm and 90cm x 60cm

Digital art submissions should also observe the following requirements:

  • Minimum 300dpi resolution
  • Mode set to CMYK

Five winning entries will receive cash prizes of SGD$1,000 each. In addition, their art will be displayed on Campus and form part of the JCU’s Cultural Connect collection.

To participate, please download the Entry Form and submit it alongside your artwork. Entries close on 24 July 2023, 6pm. Winners will be announced in August 2023.

For digital submissions or enquiries, please contact [email protected]
Terms and Conditions Apply

Competition Judges

amelia walsh

Amelia Walsh is the Trade and Investment Commissioner for Singapore responsible for growing Australia’s trade, investment and education relationship with Singapore. In addition, she has regional ASEAN roles to drive outcomes for investors and defence, advanced manufacturing and space exporters. Amelia has international experience in both the public and private sectors, holds a Masters of Business Administration and is on the James Cook University Singapore Advisory Board.

lucy james

Lucy James is a proud Wadawurrung woman of the Kulin Nation who was born and raised in Naarm (Melbourne). She has a keen interest in art and appreciates various styles and techniques. Living in Singapore for two decades has given Lucy a unique perspective and appreciation for diverse cultures and artistic expressions.

syed hafiz

Syed Hafiz started his career as a researcher at the Singapore Art Museum before joining the inaugural curatorial team at National Gallery Singapore. After spending 6 years at the Gallery, he left to pursue his PhD and freelance curatorial projects. Since then he has curated for commercial galleries, private museums and various public spaces in Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore

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