Footscray Art Prize - Call for primary and secondary students to enter

Are you looking for an exciting end of the year activity?  

The Footscray Art Prize 2021 Young Artists Prize is now open

The Footscray Art Prize for Young Artists is open to all primary and secondary students who reside in, or attend school, in the municipalities of Maribyrnong, Hobsons Bay, Wyndham, Brimbank, Moonee Valley, Melton and Hume.

We would like to encourage you to take part!


How to enter:

Students can enter one artwork into the prize. Entry is free.

Entries close: 12 noon Monday 8 February 2021

Great prizes and all artworks are exhibited!

All artworks entered into the Footscray Art Prize Young Artists categories will be exhibited at VU at MetroWest in Footscray from 7 May – 6 June 2021 and go in the running for great prizes:

·                     $500 for the Primary category

·                     $500 for the Secondary category.


The artwork needs to be completed, photographed, and submitted online before entries close on Monday 8 February 2021.


Remember: students under 16 need to have a consent form signed by a parent/guardian.


Here’s a link for some tips on entering.


For news and information regarding dates, prizes, terms and conditions and more, visit the Footscray Art Prize website or contact


This is a great opportunity for a pupil at your school to experience the thrill of exhibiting their work and potentially be rewarded with a great prize.


We hope you can help us get the word out to students and parents!


Best wishes



The Footscray Art Prize Team