Emerge: Youth Art Awards Exhibition 2022

Friday 12th August 2022
(Multiple Dates Between Friday 12th August 2022 & Friday 19th August 2022)

Artists aged 12-25 years are invited to enter the City's Emerge: Youth Art Awards, with a chance to win one of five prizes of a $2,250 prize pool.

Young artists are invited to enter artworks such as print, photography, painting, drawing and sculpture.


Enter online at: trybooking.com/BXUWO
Deadline: Friday 15 July, 2022
Artwork must be delivered to: Tresillian Arts Centre, 21 Tyrell Street, Nedlands on either Monday 18 or Tuesday 19 July, between 3pm-7pm.

Awards will be announced by the Deputy Mayor during an opening event on 23 July at Tresillian Arts Centre between 2pm and 6pm.  You are encouraged to invite your friends and family to hear the announcements, view the wonderful art and enjoy light food and beverages. 


Open Award First Prize $500
Commendation $250

Resident's Award First Prize $500
Commendation $250

People's Choice Award First Prize $500
Under 18 Award First Prize $250


Friday 15 July
Entries close

Monday 18 & Tuesday 19 July
3pm - 7pm

Artwork must be delivered to Tresillian Arts Centre,
21 Tyrell Street, Nedlands

Monday 25 July – 19 August
9am – 4pm

Exhibition open at Tresillian Arts Centre

Sunday 21 August
9am – 12pm

Collection of artworks from Tresillian Arts Centre


Limit of two entries (piece) per entrant.
The artwork submitted must be original and have been completed after July 31 2021.
All entries are eligible for the Open Award and People’s Choice Award. Only City of Nedlands residents will be eligible for the Resident’s Award (proof of residency will be required of the winner).
All winners will need to show proof of age before collecting their prize.
Artwork can be framed or unframed. Unframed artworks will be mounted by a method of the Curator’s choice.
Any works submitted after the delivery deadline will not be included in the exhibition.
Work left uncollected after 30 August will be disposed of.
2D work must not exceed 1m x 1m.
3D work must not exceed 60cm x 60cm x 60cm.
Please contact organiser to discuss your display requirements.
All works must be deemed appropriate to be exhibited at a family exhibition. The organiser retains the right to rule any works deemed inappropriate and therefore will not be eligible.
Due to limited space, the City of Nedlands reserves the right to not display all entries.
The City reserves the right to use any photos of the entries, the entrants and the event for future promotional purposes.

Event Details

Venue: Tresillian Arts Centre, 21 Tyrell Street, Nedlands


Contact: Chris Cottle

Email: council@nedlands.wa.gov.au

Event Date(s)

  • Friday 12th August 2022 - 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
  • Monday 15th August 2022 - 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
  • Tuesday 16th August 2022 - 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
  • Wednesday 17th August 2022 - 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
  • Thursday 18th August 2022 - 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
  • Friday 19th August 2022 - 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM

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