let’s celebrate Australia’s native wildlife Wild HeART student art prize Entries open NOW

If you enjoy art and nature this opportunity is for you! 

Previously known as the Holmes Junior Art Prize, Queensland school aged students are encouraged to submit an artwork portraying a realistic Australian animal or plant scene. Great prizes are on offer. Entries close 17 July 2022. 
The Wild HeART Student Art Prize is generously supported by Friends of Maroochy Regional Bushland Botanic Garden, Friends Regional Gallery Caloundra Inc., Wildlife Preservation Society of Qld - Sunshine Coast & Hinterland Inc. and Qld Wildlife Artists Society Inc.

The age categories are:

8 years and under 
13 years and under
18 years and under 

The subject categories are:

Australian flora including fungi 
Australian fauna 
Endangered Australian flora or fauna

The Wild HeART Student Art Prize is open to any Queensland school aged child 18 years and under, enrolled in Prep to Year 12. 

For the full Conditions of Entry download it HERE[560KB]  

To be considered for selection, entrants must comply with all entry instructions and conditions as outlined below.  Entry forms and artworks must be uploaded to the Wild HeART entry portal using the link provided:

INDIVIDUAL ENTRIES:  https://botanic-garden.sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au/Forms/Individual-Art-entry
SCHOOL ENTRIES: https://botanic-garden.sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au/Forms/School-art-entry

SCHOOLS can use the BULK ENTRY SPREADSHEET available HERE[9KB][9KB] to upload via the School entry portal.

Download a Wild HeART poster HERE[528KB]


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