Be the Artist competition (Theme 3) – 14 submissions have been shortlisted

Be the Artist competition (Theme 3) – 14 submissions have been shortlisted!

14 submissions have been shortlisted for the Be The Artist Competition ‘Knights Armour’ (Theme 3). Participants were provided with a set of patterns to create armour very much similar to that worn by the Knights of St John and their troops during the 16th and 17th centuries!

Submissions were grouped per age group, namely 4 to 7 years, 8 to 10 years, 11 to 12 years and 13 to 16 years. In total, 14 submissions have been shortlisted:

4 – 7 years – 6 selections

– Princess Knight Amelia age 4 She enjoyed the reading, gluing and painting…and obviously being the knight in action – submitted by Daniela Glanville
– Matthias Bilocca 6 years The Great Knight – submitted by Amanda Bilocca
– Andrew Bonett, 7 years, The Brave Knight – submitted by Rachel Bonett
– Tòmas Camilleri, 6 years old Pro Fide Pro Utilitate Hominum For Faith, For Service to Humanity – the motto of the Order of St John – submitted Kenneth Camilleri
– Jake Psaila De San Pavlus- 6 years old 2020 AD – submitted by Karl Mark Psaila (photo number 1)
– Lisa Psaila De San Pavlus- 7 years old 2020 AD – submitted by Karl Mark Psaila (photo number 1)

8-10 years – 5 selections

– Jethro Azzopardi Duca 10 years Knights Armour – submitted by AksuoRam AzzDuca (photo number 5)
– Gabriel Farrugia 9 years old , assisted by Stefania Farrugia 16 years old Maltese Knight Made from recycled carboard boxes cardstock – submitted by Stefania Farrugia (photo number 2)
– Liam Tabone 10 years Armour using recycled cardboard boxes – submitted by Anabel Tabone (photo number 2)
– Victoria Vella 8 years Shielding it – Maria Borg Vella
– Ivanna Zhukova 9 years Knights Armour – submitted by Tetiana Zhukova

11-12 years – 2 selections

– Joshua Aquilina 12 years A brave Maltese knight – submitted by Madlene Aquilina Vancell (photo number 1)
– Mae Clews 11 years Knights Armour – submitted by Dorianne Spiteri (photo number 1)

13-16 years – 1 selection

– Enzo Giordanella 14 years Textile Armour designed and sewn – submitted by Jayne Giordanella (photo number 2)

The winners of each theme will be announced in the coming weeks. Winning submissions will be exhibited in an online exhibition and at MUŻA, Malta’s community art museum later this year or in early 2021.

Be the Artist is encouraging kids up to 16 years to be creative. Participants are provided with resources to inspire them to create works of art according to the different themes. Resources may be used to submit creations and artworks or simply as a guideline. Participants are to upload an image of their creation on the Facebook event page being create for each theme. This may be accessed through the Heritage Malta Facebook page and website.

Currently the fourth theme, ‘Pose for Art’ is open for submissions until this Sunday 7th June 2020.