COMING SOON – 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 2018, and is calling for Entries into the Exhibition.

DOWNLOAD THE ENTRY FORM HERE.

The Koorie Art Show: Kids and Youth Awards will showcase the diverse talents of Victoria’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people aged 5-16 years, in one inclusive space.

Who are you and what is your story?

The theme for the Koorie Art Show: Kids and Youth Awards is ‘My Story’.

Artworks can be in any medium or style but must tell YOUR story, you can explore things like your family, community, dreams, things you love, things you like to do, your school , your friends, anything about you!!

The exhibition will be launched, and winners announced on 8 December 2018 and will be on display in our new Level Two Project Space until 24 February 2019. Works from the Kids and Youth Awards will not be for sale.

Entries are eligible for the following prizes

  • Artists aged between 5-10 years old are in the running to win one
  • of TWO Encouragement Award Art Packs worth $50 each and
  • one of TWO Koorie Art Show Award Art Packs worth $100 each!
  • Artists aged between 11-16 years old are in the running to win one
  • of TWO Encouragement Award Art Packs worth $100 each and
  • one of TWO Koorie Art Show Award Art Packs worth $250 each!

Judges

  • Jacob Boehme – Creative Director Yirramboi First Nations Arts Festival
  • Hannah Presley – Curator Australian Centre for Contemporary Art

Exhibition dates

8 December 2018 – 24 February 2019

Exhibition launch

8 December 2018 2pm – 4pm

  • Level 2, Yarra Building, Federation Square. 
  • Please note there is no public lift access to the Level 2 Project Space.
  • Access is via 1 set of escalators (going up only) or 23 stairs with a 1.3
  • metre landing and hand rails on both sides of 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. On Saturday 8 December lift access to Level 2
  • will be made available for the launch and announcement of prizes.

For more information or for assistance filling out the entry form call 03 8662 6300 or email ktenbuuren@koorieheritagetrust.com

Download the entry form HERE and make sure to submit the form when you deliver the work by 5:00pm Saturday November 24th.

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.