Over $14,000 in cash prizes, scholarships and art materials will be awarded.

About the Prize

The Mosman Youth Art Prize is an annual exhibition organised by Mosman Council which features the diverse talents of young, aspiring and emerging artists aged between 12 and 21 years. It was initiated in 1988 by the internationally renowned artist and local resident Ken Done AM.

Mosman Council and Mosman Art Gallery acknowledge Audi Centre Mosman as the gold sponsor of the Mosman Youth Art Prize. Council would like to thank the following silver sponsors for their generous support: Julian Ashton Art School, the National Art School, Fourth Village Providore, Northshore School of Art and Rotary Club Mosman. Council also acknowledges the kind support of the Australian Watercolour Institute, Mosman Art Society, Friends of Mosman Art Gallery and Hype DC.

J.D. Reforma remembers the Mosman Youth Art Prize

Follow the story of J.D. Reforma as he recounts how his experiences with the Mosman Youth Art Prize and his relationship with the Mosman Art Gallery, affected his current journey as a 24 year old young emerging artist. This 6 minute video traces the triumphs and surprises along the way of a 15 year old art student who comes to realise that it is possible to be acknowledged as an artist and to pursue a career in the arts.

Mosman Youth Art Prize Winners Announced

Tertiary Category Winners (18-21 years)

1st Prize – Anna Gareeva, Raskolinkov

2nd Prize – Roanize Kruger, Tracing the past: My South Africa II

3rd Prize – George Butler, Self portrait 2

Highly Commended – Raquel Azoulay, Group think

Encouragement Awards

Calvin Devries, Headaches

Stephanie Zwi, Landmarks 2

Lilli Stromland, Friday

Senior Category Winners (15-17 years)

1st Prize – Michaela Turancova, In Memoriam

2nd Prize – Jasper Powrie, Eater (Ether) of/and objects brighter

3rd Prize – Georgia Murray, Untitled

Highly Commended – Alex Golovin, Line of sight 2


Encouragement Awards

Shaelyn Chung, Soeng Hei

Bronte Adeney,

Saturday 29 March - Wednesday 16 April