Work By Laois Student Goes “On Air” To Promote Texaco Art Competition

A colourful artwork entitled ‘Tom – Summer’ by Luggacurren student Lucy Deegan (overall competition winner in 2017) is one of ten pieces chosen to illustrate a campaign being screened over the coming weeks aimed at attracting entries to this year’s Texaco Children’s Art Competition. Airing here and in Northern Ireland – and available to view on www.texacochildrensart.com – from […]

Search To Find 2018 Texaco Children’s Art Competition Winners Launched

The search to find the young artists who will excel in this year’s Texaco Children’s Art Competition has begun. Last year one student from Co. Offaly won a prize in the event which is now in its 64th year and widely acknowledged as the longest running arts sponsorship in Ireland.   The closing date for […]

Laois Artwork Features In Japanese Exhibition

The caption above the picture tells the story. Written in Japanese, it shows talented Laois artist Lucy Deegan pictured at an exhibition which took place in Tokyo recently where her prizewinning Texaco Children’s Art Competition portrait of her brother Tom (on right) was included amongst a selection of Texaco winning artworks featured in the 18th […]

Ombudsman For Children Opens Children’s Rights Art exhibition

The Ombudsman for Children, Dr Niall Muldoon opened Rights in their Eyes an exhibition of works by the winners of the 63rd Texaco Children’s Art Competition at the Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin. Rights in their Eyes is a collection of works reflecting children’s rights in Ireland as seen by the young artists who range in age from […]

Stradbally Exhibition Puts Focus On Creativity Of Young Laois Artists

The artistic talents of the young people of Co. Laois, and the contribution they have made towards the success of the Texaco Children’s Art Competition, now in its 63rd year, are matters that will be celebrated in a week-long art exhibition entitled ‘Time and Space’ – A Celebration of Texaco Children’s Art Success in Laois’ which […]

Young Laois Artist To Represent Ireland At major Tokyo Exhibition

17-year old Lucy Deegan from Luggacurran, Co. Laois, will be representing Ireland when she attends a major exhibition in Tokyo at which her top prize-winning entry from this year’s 63rd Texaco Children’s Art Competition will be displayed.   Travelling at the invitation of Japan’s International Foundation for Arts and Culture, Lucy, accompanied by her Mother […]