2019 creative art competition for primary school students

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2019 creative art competition for primary school students

14th February - 3rd May 2019

All Australian primary schools


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Why is your brain amazing?

Show us how your brain is amazing by creating an artwork for our creative art competition.
Your artwork must be inspired by the brain and
fit on A4-size paper. You can use pens, pencils, crayons, textas or paint.

Who can enter?

Any child attending an Australian primary school can enter this competition. Students can enter individually or as part of a combined school effort. The competition is judged in three categories:

  • Category 1: Foundation Year (Prep) and Year 1
  • Category 2: Years 2, 3 and 4
  • Category 3: Years 5 and 6

Great prizes!

A 1st, 2nd, and 3rd prize winner will be selected from each category by a panel of judges.
Each winner will receive a brain-related prize
pack. Each winner’s school will receive a brain- related resource pack and a voucher to buy further resources from Modern Teaching Aids ($1000 for 1st, $500 for 2nd, and $250 for 3rd prize winners). Each 1st prize winner’s school will also receive a special visit from some of our young and enthusiastic brain researchers.

How to enter

Post hard copies of artworks to:

Brain Function CoE Art Competition
Monash University
770 Blackburn Road
Clayton, VIC 3800

Or email high-resolution scans (no photos) to:

The following must be included on the back of each artwork in clear writing:

  • Student’s name
  • Student’s age
  • Student’s class
  • Name of school
  • School contact (name and email address of teacher or Principal)

Closing date is COB 3 May 2019.

For more details and full terms and conditions visit or download the competition flyer.

This competition is part of Brain Awareness Week
 (11-17 March 2019), a global campaign to increase public awareness of brain research.