Art Competitions

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On display at the Queen Victoria Art Gallery is the Primary school student art exhibition, whose current theme is: Above, Beyond and Beneath

This exhibition will continue until April at the Royal Park Art Gallery. Art Start is an exhibition designed to encourage children’s participation in the visual arts and is open to kindergarten to grade six students in Northern Tasmania. The exhibition explores visually unusual and interesting subjects which in turn led the artists to expand their artistic repertoire with the use of different techniques and treatments. We have been excited to witness the end result!

Each year QVMAG celebrates two major artistic competitions for younger people: Art Start and Art Rage. These competitions encourage young people to use a range of art mediums to explore particular themes.


ArtRage exhibits works by Tasmanian students at college level. Held annually, the event regularly attracts vibrant, thought-provoking pieces by a new generation of creative professionals.