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Wishart Wants to See Perthshire Paintings in Parliament

Published date : 11 May, 2012

HIGHLIGHTS COMPETITION FOR YOUNG ARTISTS The Scottish National Party’s Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member  of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire, has highlighted an opportunity for his constituents’ to have their art work put on show within the Westminster Parliament. Mr Wishart said: “Bite the Ballot, a grassroots campaign to encourage engagement with the democratic process, has launched ‘Inspired Impressions’ and are offering young people the chance to help transform Parliament using their vision and creative style. “Submissions are open for anybody aged 14-24 and any 2D canvas artwork around the chosen theme can be entered.  These can be pictures, paintings, pastels, photographs and collages. “Once the work has been created all the artist needs to do is take a photograph and upload it to any Inspired Impressions portal or via the Bite the Ballot website. “Submissions close at 6pm on 13 June 2012 and then go to a public vote, via Facebook and Twitter, for one week.  Results are announced on 3rd July 2012 and successful artists will be invited to view their artwork in the Parliament after the summer recess. “Good luck to all who get involved and I am looking forward to seeing some Perthshire paintings in Parliament come the autumn!” Full details on how to participate are on the Bite the Ballot website

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