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Guyana Government has launched a Visual Arts Competition and Exhibition.

The Government of Guyana, through the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport has launched a visual arts competition and exhibition. According to the organizers of the competition, the last time there was a visual arts competition like this was in 1994. The objectives of the competition according to the Ministry are to establish and recognize the creative work of Guyanese and provide a source of inspiration for Guyanese artists to come.

Moving forward, the competition will be held biennially with work produced within the last two-year span. However this year’s competition will only feature works produced in the last five years. Only Guyanese can enter the competition and the entrants must be at least 16 years of age. The application process begins Monday, September 3rd and applications can be picked up either at E.R. Burrowes School of Art on Carifesta Avenue or online.

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