The Lester Prize Youth Awards


WA Museum Boola Bardip
Perth Cultural Centre


This exhibition has now finished. Please visit Exhibitions to see what’s on at the Museum.

The Lester Prize for Portraiture is pleased to announce the return of the Youth Awards. Hosted for the first time by the Western Australian Museum Boola Bardip, this year’s Youth Awards present exceptional talent and fascinating insights from young creatives across Australia.

The exhibition presents an exciting selection of portraiture by high school-aged artists. The Lester Prize Youth Awards encourages young creatives to pursue their talents and aspire to a life in the visual arts. Finalists are in the running to win a share of a prize pool totalling over $5,000.

Credit: Photography | Andrea Lim - Model | Emily Song