Sefton Young Artist of the Year 2022

Online Exhibition: 4 June 2022 – 2023
Winners Announced: 22 June 2022
Prizegiving Event: 30 July 2022
Foyer Exhibition: 30 July – 20 August 2022

 The Young Artist of the Year competition showcases the emerging artistic talent in Sefton.

The Atkinson, in partnership with The Arts Society Southport, invited Young Artists in school years 7-13 living or going to school in the Sefton Borough to submit one photograph of an original artwork to the competition.

Entries were received from both individual young artists and local schools across Sefton.

The winners and commended have been announced and are invited to display their work in The Atkinson Foyer from 30 July.

Prizes donated by The Arts Society Southport will be awarded at a Prizegiving Event at The Atkinson on 30 July.

All competition entries are exhibited online.

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Online Exhibition

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School Year 7, 8 & 9

School Year 10 & 11

School Year 12 & 13


The artworks are reviewed by a panel appointed by The Atkinson. All works are judged on individual merit and the judges’ decision is final. No correspondence or discussion will be entered into. Winners receive arts vouchers to be redeemed online.


The Arts Society Southport brings people together through a shared curiosity for the arts. Their events provide welcoming places to hear expert lecturers share their specialist knowledge about the arts. Their members contribute to and preserve our artistic heritage through volunteering and grants. Their work creates a better, healthier and more connected society.