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, Growing freedom

Georgia Murray, Untitled

Junior Category Winners (12-14 years)

1st Prize – Isobelle Blair, Self portrait

2nd Prize – Dominic West, My friend Ube

3rd Prize – Jack Collins, Spike

Highly Commended – Eva Strachan, Lion

Encouragement Awards

Madison Baird, Nasturtiums

Bianca McBryde, Stampede

The Julian Ashton Art School Scholarships

Summer School Scholarship – Roanize Kruger, Tracing the past: My South Africa I

Full Art Scholarship – Astro Spiller, Mom

National Art School School Scholarship

Michaela Dolk, Horse dreaming

Entries selected for exhibition & competition

Congratulations to the artists selected for the Mosman Youth Art Prize 2014 – there were over 300 entries received and the judge Kim Blunt, Curator from Maitland Regional Gallery has made her selection

Below is a list of selected entries.


If your artwork does not appear in this list you must come and collect it from the gallery on Monday 24th, Tuesday 25th or Wednesday 26th March between 10am – 5pm. Works not collected cannot be stored at the gallery so collection on these dates is essential for the safety of the artwork.

Opening night is Friday 28th of March at 6.30pm – we hope to see you all there.


Gold Sponsor

Silver Sponsors

Kindly Supported by

The Australian Watercolour Institute
Mosman Art Society
Friends of Mosman Art Gallery
Hype DC

Saturday 29 March - Wednesday 16 April