BUDDING artists have been invited to submit their work for a number of competitions aiming to discover Gibraltar’s next Gustavo Bacarisas.

Applicants must be aged between 13 and 24 and can enter a maximum of three paintings or drawings and two sculptures.

Work entered cannot have been submitted previously, with the exception of non-winning contributions for the 2017 Spring Visual Arts Competition and 2017 International Art Competition.

The best piece of work will receive The Ministry of Culture Prize and £1,000.

There will also be Alwani Foundation Awards awarded for the best pieces of work from school years 9 to 11 and 12 to 13.

The closing date for applications is February 16 and entries will be exhibited at John Mackintosh Hall from February 27 to March 9.