Cowra Young Archie Competition

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The deadline for entries into the ANZ Young Archie Competition (Cowra) has been extended to 8 April 2022. The Cowra Young Archie competition is open to budding young artists between the ages of five to 18 years in the region from Bathurst, Blayney, Cabonne, Cowra, and Orange, to Weddin and Hilltops LGAs. Schools in these areas are encouraged to participate and teachers are invited to contact the Cowra Regional Art Gallery for more information.

There are 4 categories:

  • 5-8 year olds
  • 9-12 year olds
  • 13-15 year olds
  • 16-18 year olds

One winner from each category will receive $50 provided by the exhibition sponsor ANZ Bank

All works entered will be included in an online exhibition on the Gallery website. Also, a selection of works from each category will have the honour of being exhibited in the Cowra Library from 22 April to 21 May 2022.

The Cowra Young Archie Competition is a unique opportunity for young artists in the region to showcase their talent and also be involved in a prestigious portrait art prize.  

The competition will be judged on merit and originality and the winners of each category will be announced at a special launch on Friday 22 April at 2pm.

Entry forms and the official Young Archie artwork template are available from the Cowra Regional Art Gallery or can be downloaded below.

Key Information:


Competition opens: Saturday 4 December 2021
Entries must be received by Friday 8 April 2022
Finalists will be displayed 22 April to 21 May 2022
Winners will be announced on Friday 22 April 2022

Information Packs:

Click the links to below to download.
Entry Form
Artwork Frame
Terms and Conditions

AGNSW Archibald Prize Logoblock


  • Friday, 22 April 2022 | 12:00 AM


Cowra Regional Art Gallery, 77 Darling Street Cowra, Suburb 1 2794  View Map

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