Wellington Youth Art Prize

The Wellington Youth Art Prize 2017 is open to all young artists aged 12 to 25 years who currently live, study or work in Wellington Shire.


2016 Winning entries

 Wellington Youth Art Prize Winners 2016

Annalyse STONE                                      Daisy NORFOLK                               Marianna HOUSAN

Pop Snap 2016                                           Portrait of a Primrose 2015                Landscape 2016 


The Wellington Youth Art Prize showcases the diverse talents of Wellington's young artists.  The Prize was initiated by the Wellington Youth Council 4 years ago, and continues to be coordinated by the current Youth Council.  The Wellington Youth Art Prize is a non-acquisitive prize generously sponsored by FReeZA and the Wellington Shire Youth Council.



The Wellington Youth Art Prize 2017 has three age categories (as at 1 June 2017):

A) 12 to 14 years, B) 15 to 18 years, C) 19 to 25 years

Prizes category A) $200, category B) $300, category C) $500.



Artworks submitted in the Wellington Youth Art Prize 2017 need to respond to the theme Reflections.


Exhibition dates

An exhibition of selected artworks will be held at the Maffra Exhibition Space from 1 June to 24 July 2017.



Artworks in all mediums will be accepted.


Entry is free

Winners be announced at an official opening on Thursday 1 June at 6.00pm at the Maffra Exhibition Space, 150 Johnson Street, Maffra.


Entries Close

5.00pm Friday 19 May 2017


Important dates:

Entries close: 5.00pm, Friday 19 May 2017

Artworks to be delivered to the Gippsland Art Gallery: Monday 22 May to Sunday 28 May 2017

Opening and announcement of winners: 6.00pm, Thursday 1 June 2017

Exhibition closes: Monday 24 July 2017


If you require any further information please contact Community Wellbeing Administration on 5142 3013 or email youthcouncil@wellington.vic.gov.au.


Wellington Youth Art Prize 2017 Terms & Conditions of Entry

Download the Entry Form for submitting artwork in the mail (282KB)

Submit your entry online







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