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Emerge: Youth Art Awards

Entries have opened for the City of Nedlands Emerge: Youth Art Awards 2018. Young artists aged 12 - 25 years are invited to enter two-dimensional art works such as print, photography, painting and drawing.

A prize pool of $2,000 will be awarded in the following categories:

Resident's Award First Prize


Resident's Award Commendation 


Open Award First Prize 


Open Award Commendation


People's Choice Award First Prize


The event will be held on 18 August at John Leckie Pavilion. The free exhibition is open to the public and will showcase the art works of local young people. There will also be live music, food and giveaways. Voting for the People’s Choice Award will take place at the exhibition, with an awards ceremony for all categories. 

Key dates

Sunday, 29 July: entries close.

Monday, 13 August, 2pm to 6pm: art work must be delivered to John Leckie Pavilion, College Park, cnr Melvista Ave and Stone Rd, Nedlands.

Saturday, 18 August, 2pm to 6pm: Exhibition at John Leckie Pavilion.

Monday, 20 August, 2pm to 6pm: collection of art work from John Leckie Pavilion.

How to enter:

Fill out the entry form and email to:

Once you have submitted your entry, you will receive a confirmation email within 48 hours. If you do not receive this, please email