Sefton Young Artist of the Year 2021


Online Exhibition: 22 May 2021 until 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 aged 11-18 living or going to school in the Sefton Borough to submit one photograph of an original artwork to the competition.

Entries have been received from both individual young artists and local schools across Sefton including Formby High School, Peterhouse School, Presfield High School & Specialist College, Newfield Specialist School, KGV College, St Mary’s College.

The winners are awarded prizes donated by The Arts Society Southport.



Online Exhibition

Age 11

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Age 18


The artworks were reviewed by a panel appointed by The Atkinson. All works were 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.