The 2nd Koorie Art Show 2019: Kids and Youth

The 2nd Koorie Art Show 2019: Kids and Youth

Event status:
Closed
Dates:
7 December 2019 - 16 February 2020
Admission:

Free

Location:

First Floor, Yarra Building
Federation Square

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The 2nd Koorie Art Show 2019: Kids and Youth

The Koorie Art Show: Kids and Youth is our annual event showcasing the diverse talent of Victoria’s young and emerging Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander creative talent aged between 5 and 16 years. The Koorie Art Show: Kids and Youth compliments the Koorie Art Show which is open for Victorian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artist 17 years and older.

The Koorie Art Show: Kids and Youth is an open-entry, non-acquisitive award exhibition.

Congratulations to the following artists who were awarded the following prizes.

  • 5-10 years Koorie Heritage Trust award (2 x gift cards to the value of $250 each)

Ngari (8yo), Bunjil The Creator

Tiannah (7yo), Little Bird, Big Bird

  • 5-10 years Koorie Heritage Trust encouragement award (2 x gift cards to the value of $100 each)

Kyah (5yo), Mob Around The Fire

Seraphina (5yo), Colourful Galaxy With Portals

  • 11-16 years Koorie Heritage Trust award (2 x gift cards to the value of $250 each)

Shyane (16yo), Deadly

Tanisha (11yo), Eye See Country

  • 11-16 years Koorie Heritage Trust encouragement award (2 x gift cards to the value of $100 each)

Sab (16yo), Aboriginal Land

Gurrenah (16yo), What We See

The judging panel for the 2nd Koorie Art Show Kids and Youth awards were:

  • Aunty Esther Kirby OAM (Yorta Yorta and Wiradjuri), Elder and Artist
  • Steven Rhall (Taungurung), artist and academic.
  • Maxine Briggs (Taungwurrung and Yorta Yorta), Indigenous Research Centre, State Library of Victoria and previous member of the Koorie Arts Collective/first Chairperson of Songlines Aboriginal Music Corporation Unfortunately, due to unforeseen circumstances, Maxine is unable to participate on the 2019 judging panel.  Instead, we welcome Myles Russell-Cook, Curator Indigenous Art, National Gallery of Victoria as a much valued replacement

The Koorie Heritage Trust’s judging policy can be viewed here.