NETAC Youth Art Prize

The NETAC Youth Art Prize encourages the creative talents of young, aspiring and emerging artists. It is open to open to Dorset school age or children attending schools in the region but live outside the region. The Youth Award allows entrants to showcase their works and present their unique artistic perspectives; helps build their confidence to further their art practice; and allows them to share their stories with the wider community.

The Youth Awards are kindly supported by Dorset Council, Mr and Mrs Lamont, Mr and Mrs Mercer,

The NETAC Youth Art Award is divided into two categories, and entries are grouped by school grade level.

The awards are open to individual entries as well as collaborative efforts. Prize money is awarded to winning entries in each grade level and art category, while certificates are awarded to place getters.


How to Enter


Entries for the NETAC Youth Art Award open at 9:00 AM on Monday 10th April and close 6pm Friday 2nd June 2023.

No late or incomplete entries can be accepted.

Delivery of artwork will be received between Friday 2nd June and Monday 5th June:

Collection of artwork from 12 June 2023 between 9am and 5pm:

Please read the terms and conditions for full details before completing the online application form.