Moreton Bay Youth Art Awards

The Moreton Bay Youth Art Awards are open to school-aged residents of the Moreton Bay region. Students attending schools in Moreton Bay who live outside of the region can also enter. 

The competition has two categories, 2D and 3D works, and entries are grouped by school grade level.

The awards are open to individual entries as well as collaborative efforts. Prize money and trophies are awarded to winning entries in each grade level and art category. Trophies and certificates are also awarded to place getters.

How to enter

Entries for the 2024 awards open early June.

Subscribe to Galleries & Museums e-newsletter to receive reminders about entering the Youth Art Awards, invitations to opening events and first opportunities to attend special programs.

For further information contact Pine Rivers Art Gallery on (07) 3480 3905 or email

Award categories

Two-dimensional works (2D)


  • painting
  • drawing
  • printmaking
  • photography
  • digital art.

Three-dimensional works (3D)


  • sculpture
  • ceramics
  • installation.

Grade groups


Grades include:

  • prep - 3
  • 4 - 6
  • 7 - 10
  • 11 - 12.


Grades include:

  • prep - 3
  • 4 - 6
  • 7 - 12.



Prize money of $200 will be awarded to the best individual entry from each of the four grade groups, and in each of the two art categories. Place getters will receive a trophy and certificate.

School scholarship collaborative

The collaborative section is open to schools in the Moreton Bay region who wish to enter collaborative works. A group of three or more students of the same group qualify to win a prize in each of the two art categories. Prizes consist of a $1000 scholarship to be spent on art workshops for the winning school.