Moreton Bay Region Youth Art Awards

The Moreton Bay Region Youth Art Awards are open to residents of the Moreton Bay Region who are of school age or children attending schools in the region but live outside the region.

The competition is divided into 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, while trophies and certificates are awarded to place getters.

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  • Exhibition: 17-25 October 2020
  • Presentation of Awards event: Saturday 24 October 2020
    Due to COVID19 restrictions this will be a closed event limited to winners and their families.
  • Primary School winners presentation: 12:45 PM - 2:00 PM
  • High School winners presentation: 2:45 PM - 4:00 PM

Open from 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM weekdays and 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM weekends.
Strathpine Community Centre - 199 Gympie Road, Strathpine (entry and free parking via Mecklem Street)

How to enter

Online entries closed 11:59 PM 1 September 2020.

Delivery of artwork between 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM Wednesday 7 October to the Strathpine Community Centre, Strathpine. Entrance and parking via Mecklem Street.

All entrants will be contacted by Moreton Bay Regional Council with further information about the upcoming exhibition.


2D - Two dimensional works


  • painting
  • drawing
  • printmaking
  • photography
  • digital art

3D - Three dimensional works


  • sculpture
  • ceramics
  • installation

Grade groups


  • Grade Prep - 3
  • Grade 4 - 6
  • Grade 7 - 10
  • Grade 11 - 12


  • Grade Prep - 3
  • Grade 4 - 6
  • Grade 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.