Wynnies Art Prize for Kids

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Calling all mini-masters! Add a little art to your day with this fun and easy to do at home activity for kids. 

As part of the annual Wyndham Art Prize, kids are invited to draw a portrait of somebody special, take a photo of their drawing and submit their work via email, with the opportunity to win prizes and see their work on show as part of a digital gallery.  

All you’ll need to participate is to set your little artist up with some paper, drawing materials, and a picture or – let them draw you from life! 

Once they’ve created their masterpiece you can submit their work by sending us an email at [email protected] with their name, the title of their artwork, the best point of contact for you and an image of their work. 

Submissions have been extended until 28 June, with prizes up for grabs including art supply gift vouchers! Submissions will also be also eligible for consideration to be included in a large, temporary public art piece – fun! 

Check out the video tutorial for an easy, how-to guide! 

 By sending in an image of your child’s artwork to us you are granting Wyndham City Council a perpetual and royalty-free licence to display, publish, cause to be published or otherwise use the entrant’s entry in any format whatsoever as part of the Wynnies program including the outdoor display, promotional material, use on Council’s website and social media pages and for relevant material associated with the Wyndham Art Gallery or the Arts Team. 

The Wynnies Art Prize for Kids is open to Wyndham residents aged 13 and under.  Council staff, Councillors and their immediate family members are ineligible to enter. A judging panel will determine the winners from all eligible entries submitted by email, at the Werribee and Point Cook Pop-Up Park Wednesday Wynnies, International Women’s Day Wynnies and Wyndham Park Opening Wynnies workshops. Winners’ parents or guardians will be contacted using the details provided with their entry.  Council’s decisions are final and no correspondence will be entered into.

Selected entries will be published on Council’s social media pages in July.  Stay tuned for further information about the public art display of entries!