Entries Close 25th September
16th October – 27th October 2018
at Petrie Terrace Gallery
The Young Artist Award began as an initiative of RQAS Brisbane in 2016 and was originally open to all Queensland residents aged 17 to 30. The award is designed to encourage and support young artists in the pursuit of excellence. This Biennial season RQAS is excited to announce the Young Artist Award has now opened up to include two categories 14 – 17 and 18 – 30.
Royal Queensland Art Society promotes engagement with schools, tertiary institutions, art colleges and organizations, galleries and the general community. The RQAS are proud to enable young artists to participate in the Young Artist Award.
Young artists are invited to submit two-dimensional artworks in the categories of painting and drawing of a subject created and observed from life, with the subject, genre, stylistic approach and medium of the artist’s choice.
Artists may submit up to two digital images of their artwork for pre-selection for the entry fee of $35. Selected finalists will be required to frame their work.
All entrants will be granted RQAS Membership for 1 year.
All prizes are to the value of.
Section 1: 18 – 30 year olds 1st Prize – $1500
2nd Prize – $500
Section 2: 14 – 17 year olds 1st Prize – $500
All entrants receive RQAS membership for one year.
The selection of finalists and all prizes awarded will be at the judge’s discretion.