Youth Textures of One

2023- yet to be announced

2022 Winners-

Huge congratulations to our Youth Textures of One prize Winners!

High School- $500 first prize, to Charlotte Crome
High School- $100 Highly Commended, to Tara Haynes

Senior Primary- $100 first prize to Matilda Miskell
Senior Primary $50 Highly Commended to Archie Davis

Junior Primary- $100 first prize to Hannah Cook
Junior Primary-$50 Highly Commended to Bay Wilson 

Loretta Kervin Encouragement Award, $50 to Jennifer Fletcher

Voting for People’s Choice is now on! The winner of the People’s Choice in Youth Textures of One gets a $50 gift bag of chocolates, generously donated by Station Cafe – Milthorpe Chocolates

Entries for Youth Textures of One 2022 are now closed

Youth Textures of One is Platform Arts Hub Blayney’s annual small art prize for young artists in school within 100km radius of Blayney NSW. This year’s theme, ‘Light and Shade’ is open to interpretation through all art mediums

There is a $10 entry fee per artwork, with a limit of two artworks for applicants. Details about how to pay the entry fee are listed at the end of the form


The Prizes will be awarded by three independent judges. An artist cannot win more than one prize. This youth art prize has different categories and prizes:

  • Junior Primary- $100 first prize, $50 Highly Commended
  • Senior Primary- $100 first prize, $50 Highly Commended
  • High School- $500 first prize, $100 Highly Commended
  • Loretta Kervin Encouragement Award, $50

Key dates

Exhibition Dates: 9 – 30 April 2022

Opening celebration & Awards announced: Saturday, 9 April, 12 – 2pm

Important Details

  • Artworks must be under 30 x 42cm (A3) for students in Primary. High School 42 x 60cm (A2)
  • Artwork entry must interpret the theme ‘Light and Shade’
  • To be exhibited, all artworks must be fitted with D hooks and wire. We will not accept unframed works on paper
  • The artwork must be totally dry and not be wet
  • Entry fee covers the artist entry into the opening celebration and awards announcement 
  • 10% commission will be deducted from all sales 

Terms and Conditions

Textures of One 2022 – Terms and Conditions of Entry

  1. Registrations for Youth Textures of One are open from 18/12/2021 – 11/03/22.
  2. Registration fee includes entry into the Opening celebration on Saturday, 9 April, 12 – 2pm, including drinks + nibbles.
  3. All entries are to be submitted by midnight, Friday 11th March 2022.
  4. Works that are larger than 30 x 42cm (A3) for students in Primary, or High School 42 x 60cm (A2) will not be accepted
  5. Work that does not interpret the theme, ‘Light and Shade’ will not be accepted
  6. Artwork insurance is the responsibility of the exhibitor. Platform Arts Hub Blayney will not accept responsibility for artwork theft or damage.
  7. Entries must be original work of the entrant. The work cannot be older than two years and not exhibited at previous exhibitions.
  8. Artworks must be suitably framed and fitted with D-Hooks
  9. The artwork must be totally dry and not be wet.
  10. Set up and display of heavy sculptural items of decorative pieces will be the responsibility of the individual artist in coordination with the curator of the Exhibition.
  11. The committee reserves the right to take photographs of the artwork to use for online media, on our Facebook page, website and related social media. Images of the artwork will be credited to the artist
  12. 10% commission will be deducted from all sales.
  13. The Platform Arts Hub and Textures of One will not be left with the responsibility of storage or delivery of any works left after the collection date.
  14. The judge’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  15. Artists or guardians must pay the $10 entry fee per artwork, maximum two artworks, for the artwork to be exhibited

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