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Refresh Art Prize for VCE art students

The Gippsland Centre for Art and Design celebrates the region’s emerging visual artists through the Refresh Art Prize.

Refresh showcases the creative work of Gippsland VCE art students and their schools. The prestigious award has a total prize pool of $5,000. It amplifies and champions the significant work happening in visuals arts programs across secondary schools in the Gippsland region. Selected works are also exhibited at the University’s Switchback Gallery, strengthening participants’ portfolios.

In 2017, the first prize of $2,000 was taken out by Sally Jensen from Kooweerup Secondary College. Read more about the 2017 results.

Timing: Entries close Friday, 4 August. An independent panel judges the award and the winners are announced at the University’s Open Day in late August.

Frequency: Annual
Value: $2,000 first prize, plus others to a total prize pool of $5,000
Eligible discipline: Visual arts
Eligible year level: VCE art students
Additional requirements: It is important students see their art teacher for entry and submission details or download information from the Switchback Gallery website.

If you are interested in discussing other visual art and design options for your school get in touch.