Youth art awards winners announced on October 12

Prizes and awards were be given for the fifth annual Redlands Yurara Youth art awards opened on October 12 at the Redlands Yurara art gallery and studio, Pinklands reserve, Cleveland Redland Bay Road, Thornlands.

It was opened by Paul Golle with awards and prizes presented by sponsors Redland City Council, Golden Cockerel, Tania’s Art House, Accurate Balance Book keeping and Redarts.

Judges Wendy Brown and Elke Lackner said they were impressed with the high standard of the high school students’ artworks and encouraged all the competitors to continue to aim high to advance their skills. The exhibition is open to the public every weekend from 10am - 4pm until Saturday October 27 at the Yurara Art Gallery. Entry is free. 

Presented are more than 80 art works from 57 students, representing seven local schools.

YYAA convenor Gloria Dietz-Kiebron said the awards was the biggest to date.

“All of our entrants are entitled to participate in the free mentorship program offered by the society. This is a great opportunity for these young artists to receive free tuition and guidance from one of our professional art tutors here at the gallery,” Ms Dietz-Kiebron said.

“We invite people to see the amazing talent of our Redland youth. We also encourage people to vote for their  favourite artwork in the people’s choice section,” Ms Dietz-Kiebron said.

For a  full list of the 2018 YYAA winners please see redlandyurara.com.