Regional Arts Development Central West NSW

Young Archie Competition

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EXTENDED CLOSING DATE. Closes 8 April 2022. Cowra Regional Art Gallery invites young artists between the ages of five and 18 to paint a portrait of someone special to them and submit an entry to the Cowra Young Archie Competition.

The Cowra Young Archie competition is open to budding young artists between the ages of five to 18 years in the region from Bathurst, Blayney, Cabonne, Cowra, and Orange, to Weddin and Hilltops LGAs. Schools in these areas are encouraged to participate and teachers are invited to contact the Cowra Regional Art Gallery for more information.

There are 4 categories:

  • 5-8 year olds
  • 9-12 year olds
  • 13-15 year olds
  • 16-18 year olds

One winner from each category will receive $50 provided by the exhibition sponsor ANZ Bank

All works entered will be included in an online exhibition on the Gallery website. Also, a selection of works from each category will have the honour of being exhibited in the Cowra Library from 22 April to 21 May 2022.

The Cowra Young Archie Competition is a unique opportunity for young artists in the region to showcase their talent and also be involved in a prestigious portrait art prize.

The competition will be judged on merit and originality and the winners of each category will be announced at a special launch on Friday 22 April at 2pm.

Entry forms and the official Young Archie artwork template are available from the Cowra Regional Art Gallery and the Gallery website.

Key Information:

Entries must be received by
Friday 8 April 2022

Finalists will be displayed
22 April to 21 May 2022

Winners will be announced on
Friday 22 April 2022

Prize: One winner from each category will receive $50 provided by the exhibition sponsor ANZ Bank

Information Packs:

Click the links to below to download.
Entry Form
Artwork Frame
Terms and Conditions