Don't miss out! the 2018 Mosman Youth Art Prize closes 3pm Sunday 15 April

The Mosman Youth Art Prize celebrates its 30th year in 2018!

This exhibition features the diverse talents of our region’s young, aspiring and emerging artists and offers them the opportunity to exhibit their work in a public art gallery. This is a popular competition with close to 400 entries received annually with entrants from all over Sydney. Young artists aged between 12 – 21 submit artworks in a variety of media including: painting, sculpture, drawing, printmaking, video, photography and ceramics to win over $14,000 in cash prizes, scholarships and art materials.

Selected Entrants for the 2018 Mosman Youth Art Prize

Congratulations to the winners of the 30th Anniversary, 2018 Mosman Youth Art Prize, an annual competition organised by Mosman Council aimed at encouraging the creative talents of young, aspiring and emerging artists and providing a showcase for their works. The winners of the 2018 Mosman Youth Art Prize were announced on Friday 16 March and received over $8,000 in cash prizes and $10,000 in art scholarships, materials and prizes. The works are on exhibition at Mosman Art Gallery from 17 March to 15 April 2018.


First Prize - Jemma Brown, All gone


Second Prize - Rohan Watson, Downtown cityscape


Third Prize - Finlay Miller, After Monet


Highly Commended - Coco Remond, Artist's tea


Rotary Club Mosman Highly Commended Award - Ellie Zilinsky, Tigers, Balmain 


Friends of Mosman Art Gallery Junior Award - Archie Warneford, The blue house



First Prize - Kianie Zeng, Parallel


Second Prize - Wendy Lin, Sweet dissonance


Third Prize - Alyssa Dixon, Nan and Pa


Highly Commended - Madison Baird, Crochet coral reef - the destruction of the world's reefs


Friends of Mosman Art Gallery Senior Award - Ebony Toke, How much can a polar bare?


National Art School Short Course winner - Kianie Zeng, Parallel



First Prize - Dilara Niriella, Sorry to interrupt ...


Second Prize - Pascale Pinn, Reefink


Third Prize - Megumi Kondo, (nihon densha no tabi) Journey through Japan


Highly Commended - Isabella Gerardi, Passed, present


Friends of Mosman Art Gallery Tertiary Award - Isabella Gerardi, Passed, present


Mosman Art Society / Art Smart Award - Bethany Flynn, Sorry 


Australian Watercolour Institute - Sylvia Gong, Look here 


Julian Ashton Art School Full Scholarship - Tim Marvin, Here and then (hand, father, dog)



Julian Ashton Art School - Summer School - Xanthe Muston, Scenes from a window



Thanks to the generous support of guest judge Ken Done AM, the following artists are the recipients of The Ken Done Gallery 30th Anniversary Celebration Awards.



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Kindly supported by

Australian Watercolour Institute  -  Rotary Club of Mosman  -  Mosman Art Society/Art Smart  -  Friends of Mosman Art Gallery


Saturday 17 March - Sunday 15 April

Mosman Art Gallery