Woods Street Youth Art Prize 2022 Submissions now open

Next date: Tuesday, 09 August 2022 | 02:00 PM to Monday, 12 September 2022 | 03:00 PM

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2022 Expressions of Interest now open!

Hobsons Bay City Council is currently seeking artwork submissions from young artists aged 14 to 25 years of age 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 for the biennial Woods Street Youth Art Prize.

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

Expressions of Interest (EOI) can be submitted online via Smarty Grants  until 3pm Monday 12 September 2022.


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 awards ceremony 6pm – 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.


Applicants must read the Artist Brief(PDF, 187KB)  and  Terms & Conditions(PDF, 152KB) prior to submitting and application.


For more information email arts@hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au or visit www.hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au/youthartsprize.


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