Exhibition - 26.09.2020/16.10.2020

2020 Hedland Youth Art Prize

2020 Finalists

It’s time to celebrate young artists with the Hedland Youth Art Prize 2020! The theme for this year’s prize is CURIOSITY and the talented young artists of Hedland have created the some incredibly unique work. 

The Junction Co. and Courthouse Gallery+Studio are excited to present six prize winners at the Hedland Youth Art Prize 2020, including the:  

Hedland Youth Art Prize ($3000) will be awarded to the most outstanding artwork.  

Patron Prize, presented by Helen Komene, ($1500) will be awarded to an artwork that demonstrates a developed skill and creative flair.  

Ignite Art Prize ($500) will be awarded to an artwork that demonstrates a unique artistic style.  

There are also three encouragement awards each winner will receive a $100.00 gift voucher from Hedland Emporium.  

Thank you to our generous sponsors for supporting Hedland’s young creatives!  

The prize winner announcement will take place on Saturday 26 September, 10:30am. 

Open Day Activities

Join us at the Hedland Youth Art Prize Exhibition Open Day, 26 September, 9 am – 2 pm, to view Hedland’s young artists’ work on display, participate in exciting creative activities and celebrate the winner’s announcement.

Pirate Polymer Clay Workshop | Ticketed $15 pp, Ages 6+
You’re invited to join in for a playful pirate polymer clay workshop with local maker Amy Morton! Create your very own anchor magnet or pirate parrot broach using colourful clay.

WORKSHOP 1: 9AM - 10am | $15WORKSHOP 2: 11AM - 12pm | $15

The Thought Fort | Free Activity | All Ages
Visit the first interactive street art theatre for youth in Port Hedland. At The Thought Fort, Ponda the alien comes from the planet Data, and travels the universe to research the brightest minds in the galaxy to gain knowledge for the universe’s Intergalactic Library. Help Ponda on her quest for knowledge by entering the Thought Fort, and answer the questions she has chosen especially for Hedland’s Earthling Children.

Hedland Youth Collaborative Painting | Free Activity, 9am – 12pm | All Ages
Get your paintbrush ready to add your artistic touch to the Hedland Youth Art Prize Open Day collaborative painting! This vibrant paint by number activity will feature the unique and iconic Pilbara sights – see how many on the day!

Sticky Fingers Playdough | Free Activity, 9am -2pm | All Ages
A fun activity for all, kids come along and create with the all-time favourite craft playdough. Let your imagination run wild and let your curiosity lead your creativity.

Face Painting | Free | All Ages
Pick your favourite comic character, superhero or cartoon and become them for the day!

Sausage Sizzle Time
After a busy day of creating, you’ll be able to fill up with a delicious sausage sizzle by the locally loved beef of the Pilbara Outback Beef.

Entries open 10 August
Entries close 28 August
Artwork delivered to the Gallery+Studio 9-10 September
Finalists announced 11 September
Exhibition opening 26 September, 9am – 2pm

Free admission
Courthouse Gallery+Studio
16 Edgar Street, Port Hedland