THE KOORIE ART SHOW: KIDS AND YOUTH AWARDS 2018

The Koorie Heritage Trust is excited to launch the Koorie Art Show: Kids and Youth Awards for our younger artists aged 5 – 16 years!

Artists were asked to submit works in any theme or style that with the theme of ‘My Story’. We received entries from over 55 Victorian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young artists that created works about family, community, dreams, thing they loved, things they liked to do, their school, friends and more!

All the works were eligible for prizes.

Award Winners:

  • 5 – 10 years: Koorie Heritage Trust Award
  • (Prize Pack to value of $100)
  • Seraphina (aged 5), Galaxy
  • Ngari (aged 7), Sea Life
  • 5 – 10 years: Encouragement Award
  • (Prize Pack to value of $50)
  • Angel (aged 5), Koala and her baby
  • Mikayla (aged 10), Blacky
  • 11 – 16 years: Koorie Heritage Trust Award
  • (Prize Pack to value of $250)
  • Haylee (aged 12), Campfire
  • Ralphy (aged 14), Untitled
  • 11 – 16 years: Encouragement Award
  • (Prize Pack to value of $100)
  • Sabastian (aged 14), Untitled
  • Will (aged 16), Bird in the Sky

Judges:

  • Hannah Presley – Curator Australian Centre for Contemporary Art
  • Mick Harding – Artist and Chairperson of the Victorian Aboriginal Heritage Council
  • Jacob Boehme – Dancer, Choreographer, and 2017 Yirramboi Festival Director

Exhibition Dates:

  • 8 December 2018 – 24 February 2019
  • Level 2 Project Space, Yarra Building, Federation Square*

*NB: Access for level 2: Please ask at reception for lift access to level 2. Please note there is no public lift access to the level 2 project space on weekends. Access is via a set of escalators (going up only) or 23 stairs with a 1.3metre landing and a hand rail on both sides of the stairs. If you are unable to walk down 23 stairs, you can continue up another set of escalators (going up only) or 23 stairs to level 3 to take our public lift down to the ground entrance. 

The Koorie Art Show is a Victorian Government initiative through Creative Victoria in partnership with the Koorie Heritage Trust. The Koorie Arts Show: Kids and Youth Awards 2018 has been developed in partnership and supported by the Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency.