Evan Kearney (18), from Bray, is a winner in this year's 64th Texaco Children's Art Competition. He is pictured with his prize-winning portrait work alongside his sister Kim (11), brother Owen (18), mother Michelle and sister Shannon. The picture was taken at a function to announce the top winners held in the Royal Hibernian Academy in Dublin.
Five Wicklow students have won top prizes in this year’s 64th Texaco Children’s Art Competition.
In the 16-18 years age category, second prize (€1,000) went to Evan Kearney (18), from Bray, Co. Wicklow, for his untitled portrait work.
Other winners from Wicklow, all of whom will receive a Special Merit Award, are Eimear Carvill (14), from Loreto Bray Secondary School, Emma Seckington (11), from Gael Scoil, Arklow, William O’Riordan (11), from Wicklow Montessori Primary School, Ballyguile and Dahlia Tansey (8), from Lacken National School, Blessington.
Prizes will be presented at an awards ceremony in Dublin next month when all of the 126 top prize-winners will be in attendance.