The RSASA invites all young artists aged 15-26 years to exhibit their artwork in the Youthscape 2018 Exhibition

Sunday 24 June – Sunday 15 July

$9000 in prizes

Entries close Saturday, 12 May 2018

Youthscape provides student and independent artists the opportunity to showcase their artwork in a professional space, the RSASA Gallery.
Founded in 2000 and held biennially, it aims to encourage the development of Youth Art in South Australia.
All prize, award & category winners will be awarded one year RSASA membership, enabling them to exhibit in RSASA Members’ exhibitions.
Judges are Megan McEvoy, Art Gallery of SA, Tricia Walton, CEO Carclew, Penny Griggs, CEO SALA.
Lisa Slade, Assistant Director Art Gallery of South Australia, will open the exhibition on Sunday 24 June at 2 pm in the RSASA Gallery and present the winning prizes.
Youthscape wishes to thank our sponsors for their generosity and for supporting Youth Art.

Major Prizes:

First Prize: M & M Carbins Trust Award $5,000

Second Prize: Helpmann Academy $500

Third Prize: Malcolm Campbell Drawing Award $300

Fourth Prize: Margaret Raymond Drawing Award $250


2D – Derivan Ltd $500 voucher of acrylic paints
3D – Premier Art Supplies $500 voucher
Photography – ProLab Imaging $350 voucher
Mixed Media – We are working on this.
All Category Winners: Guildhouse – Associate Membership
Highly Commended: Diamonds Cameras – $250 voucher
Merit Awards: Ann Nolan Photography – $100
Art Stretchers – $100 voucher
Port Art Supplies – $100 voucher
Enter and you could win some of these great prizes!
Submit Entry forms to:
RSASA Gallery: Level 1, Institute Building Cnr North Tce & Kintore Ave Adelaide
Postal: PO Box 177, Rundle Mall, Adelaide 5000
Phone: 08 8232 0450
Gallery Hours:
Mon-Fri 10.30 – 4.30pm, Sat-Sun 1 – 4pm;  Closed on Public Holidays
A project developed by Youthscape 2018.

Information and Entry Forms

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Special Project

An opportunity also exists for artists (18-30 yrs) $10,000 acquisitive prize for a site specific artwork at the Arkaba Hotel. The same work cannot be entered for Youthscape 2018 in the RSASA Gallery and for the special project at the Arkaba.

The special biennial project award is open to all South
Australian artists aged 18 – 30 years and is for at least
two site specific artworks which will be displayed in
the large stairwell at the Arkaba Hotel
Entry is free and digital or photographic entries are
due by Saturday, 12 May 2018.


Artist, Nicki Penery photo by Jenny Tuck at Splashout Studios


Open to all artists 15-26 years old


Jasmine Dixon Overall RSASA Prize, $2,000, for Portrait of Patrick, oil on wood panel

Alice Blanch 2nd Prize, Friends of the SA School of Art, $1,000, for Box Brownie Coloured Panarama #18, inkjet print on photo rag paper

Christine Fenech Malcolm Campbell Drawing Award, $300, for Burial Rites, graphite.

Mae Napier-Treager Margaret Raymond Drawing Award, $150, for Portrait of Jimmy, pencil.

Donovan Christie 2D Derivan Ltd 2D Award, $500 voucher for products, for East meets West, painting on canvas.

Gabriella Cirocco 3D Premier Art Supplies Award, $500 voucher, for Walking Brutishly 2 – concrete, steel and enamel paint.

Judah Johnson Elite Framing Photography Award, $500 voucher, for Looking Out, Rollieflex medium format photographic print.

Liam Jassan Pro Lab Imaging Mixed Media Award, $350 voucher, for Nautilus“, linocut, pencil & mixed media.

Annie Comelli Splashout Art Studios High Commended Award, for Why me (series of 10 works), mixed media.

Olivia Dryden Ann Nolan Photography Merit Award , for Finches Wreath #1, Sterling silver.

Victoria Paterson Port Art Supplies Merit Award, for We and you don’t talk the same knowledge, relief linocut.

Margie Hookway Art Stretchers Merit Award, $100, for Untitled, oil on board.

Thank you all for your participation as it is an amazing exhibition.

Exhibition:  12 June – 10 July 2016 – runs for 4 weeks

Official opening at 2 pm on Sunday, 12 June 2016 by Jane McFarlane,CEO Helpmann Academy

Venue-RSASA Gallery

Three independent judges appointed for Youthscape:

Jane McFarlane

Peter Bok

Hugo Michell

Artist, Brooke Mabbott photo by Jenny Tuck at Splashout Studios


Open to all artists 15-26 years old

Youthscape 2014 was held in the RSASA Gallery 22 June – 13 July 2014 for artists 15-26 years of age in all categories. Youthscape Exhibitions have been successful since the year 2000, aimed at providing young South Australian artists with their own exhibition and encouragement in their art.

We are currently seeking sponsors and welcome registrations of interest for further information;  please email Bev Bills via

If young artists are interested in being involved in the committee and assisting in organising this great exhibition please contact the Royal South Australian Society Of Arts. This is a great way to obtain experience in an exhibition and all that it entails as well as meeting other young artists.