Lester Prize for Portraiture: Youth Awards 2023 Winners Announced

Lester Prize for Portraiture: Youth Awards 2023 Winners Announced

Last Updated: 01 May 2023
Dakota Stanes

The winners of the Lester Prize Youth Awards have just been announced - with over 170 talented young artists entering this year's competition. Selected from 30 incredible finalists, the winners of this year's competition impressed judges with technique and the ability to capture a moment in a portrait. Student prizes for this year’s awards included a total prize pool of $5000, as well as art supplies for winners and runners-up to assist students in pursuing their artistic passions. The winning pieces and the Youth Award finalists' works will be on display to the public at the WA Museum Boola Bardip until Sunday, 16th July 2023.

Award Winners - 2023

Yrs 11-12 | 1st Prize: Katura Halleday – My Sister’s Contemplation

Yrs 11-12 | Highly Commended: Hannah Raphael - Sanctuary

Yrs 9-10 | 1st Prize: Portia Connor - Revisiting Heritage

Yrs 9-10 | Highly Commended: Maree Tang - An-na

Yrs 7-8 | 1st Prize: Audrey Crogan - Steel Thread

Yrs 7-8 | Highly Commended: Jessica Chen - The Outside World

School Category | $500.00 Workshop Prize: Alysha Picknoll for Willeton Senior Highschool - Moyocoyotzin: Artisan of Herself

Art Exhibitions Lester Prize

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