Monsters, food and animals were common themes in this year’s Moreton Bay Region Youth Art Awards.
Winners were announced last week, with Ashleigh Willis taking out the People’s Choice award with her stunning piece Nine Trophies.
Waste Not, from Albany Creek State High School, won first prize in the Years 7-12 3D collaborative category, Forest Bells from Mount Nebo State School came first in the category for Years 4-6 and Hive of Light from Caboolture Montessori School won for Prep-Grade 3.
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Mayor Peter Flannery says the Youth Art Awards are a great way to nurture and encourage young people to continue their dreams to become great artists.
“This year’s crop of entrants produced a range of wild and thoughtful pieces, but above all they showed great skill and technique beyond their years in both the 2D and 3D categories,” he says.
“Council is a big supporter of the arts through our three galleries in Caboolture, Redcliffe and Pine Rivers, as well as a number of initiatives like the Moreton Bay Region Art Prize and the new Art At Large program, giving local artists a professional opportunity to create large-scale pieces for our public spaces.
“I’d like to congratulate all the artists who submitted their work to this year’s award and I hope to see you all graduate into professional artists.”
Individual 3D art winners
First prize: Little tiny taco things, Arlo Davies
Second prize: My Family Vacation, Riley Rachow
Third prize: Sea Turtle, Rosie Firth
Third prize: A Life In My Brother's Shoe, Grace Meyer
First prize: The Big Monster, Henry Wilson Gleeson
Second prize: Deep Sea Invasion, Kate Hickey
Third prize: Flying off the pages, Aiden Ito
First prize: Watching the Universe, Montana Tieppo
Second prize, Stilts the TurtleBug, Seraphina Trembath-Lovall
Third prize, Feast, Wilhem Bindels
Grades 11, 12 and other
First prize: Celebration of a Nightmare, Sara Anderson
Second prize: Untitled, Danè Kotzè
Third prize: Symbols of Sarah, Sarah Hanson
Individual 2D art winners
First prize: Starry City, Milliette G Carrigan
Second prize: Off Road Motorbike, Monty Mcloughlin
Third prize: Monster Bridge, Oscar Keyse
First prize: Dragon, Annelies Bindels
Second prize: The Window of Feelings, Bodhi Thompson
Third prize: Eyes, Myla Broadbent
First prize: Ghost rider adaptation, Claud Van-Look
Second prize: Hands-off!, Mak Westbury
Third prize: Untitled, Phillip-John Catalano
Grades 11, 12 and other
First prize: The man of many greens, Haylen Wells
Second prize: Nine Trophies, Ashleigh Willis
Third prize: Aspects Of Me, Taylah Ingram
Third prize: Streets of your town, Finley Berry (Shnoompy Boy)
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