Student Art Prize

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We are thrilled to have received such an enthusiastic response to our 2021 National Student Art Prize!

4000 creative student artists from around Australia entered across six prize categories!

There was also a whopping 30,327 votes cast for the People’s Choice Prizes – such amazing community support!

Thank you to everyone for your involvement and for supporting creativity in schools!


National Student Art Prize – win for you & your school!

Students were required to create an artwork celebrating our theme: OUR CELEBRATION OF AUSTRALIA.
Artwork can be 2D (e.g. drawing, painting, multimedia / digital, sidewalk chalk drawing etc.) or 3D (e.g. sculpture, construction). One entry only per student.


Important Dates

Entries Open: 14 June 2021 at 9:00am
Entries Close: 29 July 2021 at 11:59pm
Shortlisted Finalists announced: 11 August 2021 at 1pm
People’s choice judging closes: 11 August 2021 at 5pm
National Student Art Prize Winner Announced: 18 August 2021 at 1pm


Prize Categories

Category 1: Primary School (Foundation to Level 3)
Category 2: Primary School (Level 4 to Level 6)
Category 3: Secondary School (Level 7 to Level 9)
Category 4: Secondary School (Level 10 to Level 12)
Category 5: Special Education Primary (Foundation to Level 6)
Category 6: Special Education Secondary (Level 7 to Level 12)



1. The National Student Art Prize will be awarded to ONE entrant, in EACH of the SIX categories as judged by the nominated judges – each will receive a $250 Zart Art & Craft Voucher and a $450 Zart Art & Craft Voucher for their enrolled School.
NB: Australian home-school students can enter into their relevant category but are only eligible to win the student portion of the awarded prize. The remaining school portion of the prize will be distributed equally amongst the other SCHOOL category winners.

2. Twenty Shortlisted Prizes will be awarded per prize category as judged by the nominated judges. Each student winner will receive a $50 Zart Art & Craft Voucher.

3. Plus! A People’s Choice Prize will be awarded to one entrant per prize category who’s work receives the most votes during the prize, each student winner will receive a $250 Zart Art & Craft Voucher.


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