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10th Anniversary Art and Photo Competition


As part of Recovery Haven Kerry’s 10th anniversary plans, we are delighted to announce details of our inaugural ‘Haven’ Art and Photography competition.Based on this idea of a ‘haven’ we are inviting adults and children alike to capture creative images or draw or paint a picture that highlights their haven or place of solace – that place where they find hope on their journey. This can be their home, friends, family or their favourite go-to place, activities or interactions. However, we must stress how vital it is that this done in line with new, strict Covid-19 guidelines!!- The competition, which is aimed at amateur artists and photographers only, will run from now until the end of July 2020. Prizes will be awarded in three age groups:Primary school children, Secondary school children and Adults, in both Art and Photography categories – with awards for first, second and third place.- We are delighted to welcome award winning photographers Valerie O’Sullivan and Domnick Walsh to judge the photography category, along with renowned artists Pauline Bewick and daughter Poppy Melia, who will choose the winning art work.- The winners and 2nd & 3rd placed entries in all categories will be acknowledged at a prize-giving ceremony in August (TBC) and their photos and prints will be used for promotional purposes by Recovery Haven Kerry, including our 2020 Christmas cards. They will also feature in a number of public displays across Kerry’s library network in September.- We are asking that all entries - photographs and drawings - be initially submitted via email, (along with the relevant entry form) to: marisa@recoveryhavenkerry.com. The entry form, can be found at www.recoveryhavenkerry.com from this Friday.- The deadline for entries is Friday, July 31st after which the chosen winners and runners up will be asked to provide hard copies of their entries for the exhibitions


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Patrons: Mr. Dick Spring & Dr. Edmond Harty

Ambassador:Dara Ó Cinnéide