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Watercolour painting of flowers

Watercolour Competition

Council launches Watercolour Competition to celebrate the Coronation of His Majesty.

Artists who are local to the Lisburn and Castlereagh area are welcomed to submit their watercolour artwork to this wonderful competition in order to celebrate the Coronation of His Majesty, The King this Spring.

The competition opens on Tuesday 7th March 2023 and applicants can submit work until the closing date which is 12 noon on Tuesday 2nd May 2023. The theme of the competition is ‘Great Gardens’ and this can include anything from paintings of the Royal Gardens themselves or be inspired by applicants own or favourite gardens.

Applications can be made both digitally and in person and for those applicants who wish to submit their work in person, they also have the option of entering their work into an exhibition of the competition artwork that will run at ISLAND Arts Centre until Saturday 17th June. Winners of the competition will be announced by Tuesday 30th May 2023. Before applying to this competition, please read the Competition Terms and Conditions to ensure you meet the criteria eligible to apply..

Please contact Becky Stewart, for further information / queries.

If you are submitting digital artwork, please use the file upload field below:

Header Image: Ali Walker Botanical Artist