Main photo credit: Wales International Young Artist Award ceremony (2013). Image © British Council Wales.
Launched in 2013, the Wales International Young Artist Award (WIYAA) identifies and nurtures young Welsh artists. We do this by offering their work national and international exposure.
Young artists aged 17 to 25 can submit work from a range of creative backgrounds. This includes painting, sculpture, photography, graphic design, printmaking, drawing and film.
The award ceremony takes place in the Welsh capital and is attended by many leading artists in various sectors and the wider creative industries. The five young artists shortlisted in 2013 submitted work in ceramics, film, photography and sculpture. Guests at the ceremony have the opportunity to view the pieces of art and discuss their submissions with the artists.