Entries Open: October 2022    Entries Close: Monday 27th Feb 2023

LifeWorks Poster & Essay Competitions 2023

The time is always right to do right”

Posters or essays focusing on positive actions (“doing right”) that focus on or exemplify the right to life, the foundational human right.

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Writing a Diary

LifeWorks

Essay Competition

 

Essay Rules:

  1. Entries must reflect the specific theme.  Entries should include consideration of key issues focussing on or exemplifying the right to life, the foundational human right.

  2. Essays should be 600 to 750 words long. If you use statistics or quotations in the essay, they must be referenced by the use of footnotes and a bibliography.

  3. Please also include in your email the following information: your name; the name of your school; your class /year; and your teacher point-of-contact.

 

Click here for information on How to Enter

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Paint Brushes

LifeWorks

Poster Competition

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Poster Rules:

Artwork must be an original work by the participant.

 

No collaborative work, photocopies or use of copyrighted material is permitted.

 

Posters must be 2-dimensional, and should be preferably A3 size (approximately).  

Posters may be landscape or poster orientation. 

Each poster will be evaluated on originality, adherence to theme, overall effect and artistic ability.
 

In other words, here’s the lowdown on what the judges will be looking for:

 

  • Creativity in approach – Innovative angle or creative interpretation of the theme

  • Content – Clear, accurate and informative and relevant to the theme

  • Effective communication – presented and communicated in an engaging way

  • Artistic Merit

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Proud Parents

LifeWorks

How to Enter

To enter the contest, please follow the steps below.  The deadline to submit poster artwork is 27th February 2023

 

To Submit your Essay and/or your Poster Art

 

Your Essay

Entries must be typewritten and double-spaced with pages numbered. The entrant’s name or other identifying information cannot appear elsewhere in the entry.

Please submit your essay by email to info@life-works.ie as a Microsoft Word document attachment (only).  

Please include in your email the following information: your name; the name of your school; your class /year; and your teacher point-of-contact.

 

Essays will be judged by an independent judging panel.  All decisions by the judges are final.

 

Your Poster

When your poster artwork is complete, create an image of it in .jpg, .png, or .pdf format.  Email this image to info@lifeworks.ie, with “Poster Competition Entry” in the subject line.

 

Please include in your email the following information: your name; the name of your school; your class /year. Please also include your teacher point-of-contact details (name, email address), as LifeWorks will make direct contact only with your teacher in this competition.

 

The original poster MUST be posted to the following address, for judging purposes:
 

Life Advocate Awards Poster Competition,

Life Works Education

4B Aran Centre

Blessington

Co Wicklow W91 WT02

Posters will be returned at the end of the competition, by request.

 

The Poster Art must:

  1. Be an original work of art in any of the following 2D media/formats: Colored Drawing: Colored pencil, pastels, crayon, conte, chalks, lead pencil, charcoal, pen and ink, oil pastel, watercolor, ink washes, acrylics, tempera, designer colors, gouache, inks and dyes. Mixed Medium: The use of any mixture of two or more mediums, for example, watercolor with pencil or pen and ink with watercolor.

  2. Be no larger than a A3 poster

  3. Be created in 2022/2023

  4. Please include in your email the following information: your name; the name of your school; your class /year. Please also include your teacher point-of-contact details (name, email address), as LifeWorks will make direct contact only with your teacher in this competition.

  5. Contain no copyrighted material
  6. Contain no threatening, offensive, or abusive words or art

 

Each poster will be evaluated by an independent judging panel, including a commercial artist. All decisions by the judges are final.

Student must be currently enrolled in Transition Year to 6th year grades in the Republic of Ireland and Year 12 to 14 in Northern Ireland. Please email any questions to info@life-works