create a masterpiece Holmes junior art prize for realistic bird art Entries open 11 May 2020

If you enjoy art and Australian birds this opportunity is for you!

Students 18 years and under are encouraged to submit an artwork portraying a realistic Australian birdlife scene. Great prizes are on offer. Entries close 15 August 2020.

The Holmes Junior Prize is generously sponsored by Friends, Regional Gallery Caloundra Inc. and has now increased to $1000 in value.

For full details download the conditions of entry[237KB].

Please register your interest by emailing so we can keep you updated. 

Download the entry form[43KB].

The exhibition is kindly assisted by Caloundra Regional Gallery.

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2019 Under 18 Finalists:

(Left) Winner: Isabella, age 14, Sulphur Crested Cockatoo, graphite and coloured pencil, 2019 (detail)

(Right) Runner Up: Zoe, age 14, Red Tailed Black Cockatoo, watercolour and pen, 2019 (detail)


2019 Under 12 Finalists:

(LEFT) Winner: Ava, age 6, The Little Noisy Pitta, pencil on watercolour paper, 2019 (detail)

(RIGHT) Runner Up: Spencer, age 8, Tea for Two, pencil, 2019 (detail)