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ADFAS Youth Arts Award

APPLICATIONS FOR NEW YOUTH ARTS AWARD NOW OPEN

The Australian Decorative and Fine Arts Societies (ADFAS) Perth is delighted to announce its inaugural Youth Arts Award, which opened yesterday 1 December 2019. The $1500 cash grant will be awarded to an individual or group for an arts practice outcome or arts experience that demonstrates significant engagement and interaction.

This new prize was announced at last Saturday’s (30 November) ADFAS Special General Meeting and Christmas party at the Art Gallery of Western Australia. It is open to Perth metropolitan West Australians aged between 15 and 25. The prestigious award will be judged by a panel of local cross-genre arts community members including; Felicity Johnston, Kevin Jackson, Digby de Bruin and Tristan Parr.

Applications close on 31 March 2020. The winning entry will be notified on 1 May 2020. Application criteria, application form and terms and conditions are available online at adfas.org.au.

“ADFAS Perth recognises that young artists face many challenges during the early stages of their career.” said ADFAS committee member, Dr Mariana Atkins who is managing the process.

“This new award has been established to support talented young artists to follow their passion and gain recognition. It is a great opportunity for emerging artists.”
ABOUT ADFAS
ADFAS Societies in Australia are associated with The Arts Society United Kingdom. ADFAS is a not-for–profit member-based organisation run by a committee of volunteers that offers high–quality lectures on a wide range of subjects including; art, history, architecture, fashion and more. ADFAS Perth delivers an annual programme of illustrated lectures given by overseas lecturers chosen for expert knowledge in their respective fields.

When?

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 – Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Where?

Western Australia

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