Moreton Bay 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.


  • Opening event: 18 October 2019
  • Exhibition: 19-27 October 2019

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

The Moreton Bay Region Youth Art Awards is open to both schools and individuals in the Moreton Bay Council region. Please read the terms and conditions for full details. Online entries close 11:59 PM 10 September 2019.

Delivery of artwork between 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM Wednesday 9 October to the Strathpine Community Centre, Strathpine. Entrance and parking via Mecklem Street.

Individual entrants may enter one artwork. This artwork can be either 3D or 2D. Schools may enter a 2D and 3D collaborative entry in each of the age categories. A collaboration consists of 3 or more students. The $1000 prize is awarded to the school to provide art workshops for the winning schools.

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2D - Two dimensional works


  • Painting
  • drawing
  • printmaking
  • photography
  • digital art

3D - Three dimensional works


  • Sculpture
  • ceramics
  • installation


  • 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.  Placegetters 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 $1,000 scholarship to be spent on art workshops for the winning school.