Youth Art Prize

Soup cans to radio bands, icons in vogue, or 15 minutes of fame….this is pop culture!

The Purpose of the Waverley Youth Art Prize is to encourage creativity in young artists from within the Waverley Council area. It is an open prize and all entrants work is hung so they get to experience the joy of being an exhibiting artist and seeing an audience appreciate their work and talents. We ask parents, guardians and teachers to respect the age guidelines of the prize. While there are prizes awarded, the joy of being showcased is the real prize.

In 2019, Waverley’s Youth Art Prize is celebrating the ‘POP YOUR CULTURE'. Interpret the theme ‘Pop Your Culture’ however you like- show us your artistic skills!

Exhibit with us at the Waverley Library and have your chance to win over $3000 of cash prizes and sponsored donations, and the winner of the senior category will receive a voucher to attend the National Art Schools Summer School Program in an area of their choosing.

The competition is open to all young artists from 9 to 18 years of age. There are three sections:

  • 9 to 12 years
  • 13 to 15 years
  • 16 to 18 years

Works can be drawings, paintings, photography, printmaking, sculpture, video/film or new media.

To enter your artwork please click here


Online submissions accepted until and artworks delivered: 24 May 2019

Exhibition opening event: 6 June 2019

Exhibition open to the public: 6 June – 24 July

Artwork collection: 25 July

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