Young Artist Awards

The Young Artist Awards aims to showcase and celebrate emerging young artists through a professional exhibition.

Connecting the community with up-and-coming young creatives, the City will exhibit the young artist works at the Zig Zag Gallery in Kalamunda.

2023 Theme: Medley of You
The theme emphasizes the importance of individuality and self-expression as a means of exploring one's identity. It encourages young people in Kalamunda to showcase their unique qualities and how they contribute to the community as a whole. The theme can be interpreted in a literal or abstract manner, with the main focus being on highlighting the diversity and unity within the Kalamunda community.

Prizes available in the following four (5) categories: Emerging Artist Award (Best Overall Piece) | Best Piece (16-25) | Highly Commended (16-25) | Best Piece (11 - 15)| Highly Commended (11-15) |
Applications open: Friday, 2 June 2023 @ 9am | Applications Close: Friday, 18 August 2023 @ 5pm

Key Dates
Categories, Prizes & Judging
Awards Announcement & Exhibition Opening Night
Workshop: Preparing for an Exhibition
Terms and Conditions

2023 Young Artist Awards Application

Applications open:  Friday, 2 June 2023 @ 9am | Applications Close: Sunday, 6 August 2023 @ 8pm

Things to know before submitting:

  • If you are aged between 11 and 25 years and live, work, volunteer or study in the City of Kalamunda.
  • Incorporation of the theme ‘A Medley of You’
  • Complies with 2023 Terms & Conditions
  • Some use of arts practices: Line, shape, forms, space, colour, texturecontrast, rhythm, proportion, balance, unity, emphasis, movement, variety
  • Application includes an Artist Statement to explain your work and connection to the 2023 theme - 'Medley of You'.  
The specified form no longer exists or is currently unpublished.

Please email our Youth Team for any further queries or information via

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