RQAS Young Artist Award

 Entries Close 25th September

16th October – 27th October 2018

at Petrie Terrace Gallery


Young Artist Award 2018

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.

Date: 16th October 2018 to the 27th October 2018

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.

Judge: TBA



Artists Details

NOTE: The Young Artist Award is open to Queensland residents only.
Image files (in jpeg format only) no larger that 3MB and 300 DPI must accompany each entry. Please email your jpeg images to entries@rqas.com.au. Image files MUST be titled as follows: YourSurname_First Name_Title of Artwork.jpg. Please check the box to confirm if you have emailed your jpeg images.


Artwork and entry details

Please select one or two entries


Your entry declaration


Your entry payment

The artist may submit up to two works for the entry fee of $35.00 per entry.

Payment is made via PayPal 100% secure online payment. You can pay using your Mastercard, Visa or PayPal Account.

You will be redirected to PayPal to make payment after clicking the subit entry button below.

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