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Kerry student wins Texaco Children's Art Competition

Nov 3, 2020 13:11 By radiokerrynews
Kerry student wins Texaco Children's Art Competition Kerry student wins Texaco Children's Art Competition
Young Kerry artist, Casey Etherton – from Coláiste na Sceilge, Caherciveen – has been chosen overall winner of this year's 66th Texaco Children's Art Competition taking first prize in the senior 16-18 years age category for his detailed study in oils entitled ‘Kevin In The Pink’.
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A Kerry student has been chosen as the overall winner of the Texaco Children's Art Competition. There were over 25,000 entries for the

A Kerry student has been chosen as the overall winner of the Texaco Children's Art Competition.

There were over 25,000 entries for the competition, which is now in its 66th year.

18-year-old Casey Etherton from Caherdaniel submitted a portrait of his neighbour entitled “Kevin in the Pink” for the competition, which was described by the judges as “detailed and carefully executed”.

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Young Kerry artist, Casey Etherton – from Coláiste na Sceilge, Caherciveen – has been chosen overall winner of this year's 66th Texaco Children's Art Competition taking first prize in the senior 16-18 years age category for his detailed study in oils entitled ‘Kevin In The Pink’.

The Leaving Certificate student at Coláiste na Sceilge in Caherciveen, who is the youngest of two children, has won €1,500.

Previous winners of the prestigious competition include Graham Knuttel, Robert Ballagh, Paul Costello, Thelma Mansfield and former Minister Ruairi Quinn.

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