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Above: Artist John Dyer painting in the rainforest of Borneo with endangered orangutans.

Darwin Art Competition Launched !

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Darwin Art Competition Launched !

Calling all young artists ! 
See your art on The John Dyer Gallery and on display at
the National Maritime Museum in Cornwall and Newquay Zoo.

We would like you to create a picture based on Darwin's voyage and discoveries. 

This could be a painting of the Tall Ship HMS Beagle sailing into Falmouth or at an exotic location, or perhaps you could paint a picture of the animals at your local Zoo. The possibilities are endless !

Please get your parents permission and then take a fantastic digital photograph of your picture - straight and well lit.

Email your photograph to us before July 2009 and in the subject line of the email type your nameage and titlesize and medium of the picture.

For full details please see this link:
http://www.johndyergallery.co.uk/exhibition/Darwin200/paintingcompetition.html

We have lots of prizes planned, including:
Signed Prints by John Dyer worth £95 Goody Bags from the National Maritime Museum and Amazing prizes from Newquay Zoo

Judges from Falmouth Art Gallery, the National Maritime Museum Cornwall and Newquay Zoo.