Woods Street Youth Art Prize 2022

Woods Street Youth Arts Prize Image (cropped for website)

 

Expressions of Interest (EOI) have now closed. Applicants will be advised of the outcome of their submission the week commencing Monday 26 September. 

 

The biennial Woods Street Youth Art Prize showcases artworks by young artists aged 14 to 25 who study, live, work or have a connection to the inner and Western suburbs of Melbourne from the Cities of Hobsons Bay, Maribyrnong, Brimbank, Melton, Moonee Valley, Geelong or Melbourne.

Artworks can be 2D, 3D, film or performance art. The art prize enables young people to showcase their creative talents and build confidence in exhibiting their work and provides opportunities to build a professional creative network.

 

Prizes are:

Open Category - $1000

Runner up Open Category - $500

Hobsons Bay Artist - $500

Artist Encouragement Award (under 20) - $200

Artist Encouragement Award (over 20) - $200

People’s Choice Award - $400

Prizes will be presented at an awards ceremony 6pm to 8pm, Friday 18 November 2022.

Selected artworks will be exhibited at Woods Street Arts Space in Laverton as part of the Woods Street Youth Art Prize exhibition, Friday 4 November to Saturday 19 November 2022.  

For more information email arts@hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au 

 

2020 Award Winners

Award winners for the 2020 Woods Street Youth Art Prize were announced in an online awards ceremony on Thursday 26 November. Presented by the Hobsons Bay Young Citizen of the Year, Augustin Kadende, the livestreamed event celebrated the achievements of all shortlisted artists in the 2020 exhibition.

Missed the ceremony? Watch it on demand via the Hobsons Bay Creative City YouTube Channel. 

Want to view the works? Flip through the exhibition catalogue. 

Woods Street Youth Art Prize 2020 Exhibition Catalogue

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2020 Award Winners

Award winners for the 2020 Woods Street Youth Art Prize were announced in an online awards ceremony on Thursday 26 November. Presented by the Hobsons Bay Young Citizen of the Year, Augustin Kadende, the livestreamed event celebrated the achievements of all shortlisted artists in the 2020 exhibition.

Missed the ceremony? Watch it on demand via the Hobsons Bay Creative City YouTube Channel.

  • Open Category $600 Danger, Danger, Danger, Danger, Danger by Chelsea Hickman
  • Runner-up Open Category $400 Integrity IV by Anni Hagberg
  • Hobsons Bay Artist Award $400 Cool Dogs and 2 Minute Noodles by Krystyna Katsouri
  • People’s Choice Award $400  Park Jimin portrait by Rachael Castelino
  • Artist Encouragement Award (under 20) $200 A New Power - Finding A Voice by Sophia
  • Artist Encouragement Award (over 20) $200 Identity Crisis by Kate Lewis

 

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