Youth Art


Youth Art Exhibition

The Darlington Arts Festival Youth Art Exhibition is a colourful highlight of the festival weekend.  Vibrant painting and drawings, striking photographs, sculptures, textiles and jewellery adorn the Mezzanine level of Darlington Hall.  The exhibition showcases artworks from a cross section of talented youth.


  • Painting  (including but not limited to oil, acrylic and watercolour)
  • Printmaking & Drawing (including but not limited to illustration, original prints on paper, typography, calligraphy and technical drawing)
  • Photography & Digital Art (including but not limited to photography, digitally manipulated artwork, neon work)
  • 3D (including but not limited to textiles, jewellery, stone work, glass work, ceramic art, woodwork & metalwork)

Other prizes include:


Prizes ware awarded in each category:

  • First Prize
  • Highly Commended

Art Categories

Best in Show
(the winner of Best in Show will not be eligible for a category prize)

Youth Art Encouragement Award (Bernadette Lee-Pitman Spring Award)
$250 Art Supplies sponsored by the Spring Family Trust

People’s Choice Award
Tallied from public votes over the weekend until 3pm Sunday 5th November. Winner receives $100 from the Mundaring Bicentennial Scholarship Trust.

Most Creative Artwork Title
A good title will provide insight into your inspiration for the artwork and may help the artwork tell its story. $50 Cash prize

10am – 5pm Saturday 2nd  November & 10am – 4pm Sunday 3rd November.

Organised by:

Darlington Arts Festival Association Inc.
PO Box 87 Darlington WA 6070

The Festival Committee would be grateful for all offers to help oversee the artworks during Exhibition opening hours:

Youth Art 2018 

Congratulations to all of last years entrants.  The feedback was consistent in its praise and wonder at the talent that was presented.

Youth Art 2018 Winners

Louise Boase, Youth Art Encouragement $100, plus Jacksons Gift Basket …”We Grow Teeth”

Winner: Youth Art encouragement Award 2018 | We Grow Teeth | Louise Boase

Rory Charles, Best in Show – iPad ” Kalumburu”
•       Ryan Eaton, First Prize Painting $250, “One Tribe”
•       Luke Button, First Prize Print/Drawing, $250, “Arborescent”
•       Beth Rogers, Frist Prize Photo/Digital $250. “@Bad.artwork”
•       Georgia Luderman, First Prize, 3D, $250 “Stone Tree”
•       Olivia Trimboli, HC, Print/Drawing $50 “Red Tail Cockie”
•       Wil Stockwell, HC, 3D, $50 “Folds in Life”
•       Lauryn Williams, HC, $50 Photo/Digital “Slow Death”
•       Manon Mason, HC, Painting $50 and People’s Choice. $400 “Intrusion”

This vibrant exhibition is open to all youth aged between 13-18 years.

For more information contact: