Spencil Art Prize

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Kids art competition

We are absolutely amazed at the amount of entries that have come through for the 2024 Spencil Art Prize! Our super star judges have now began looking over each and everyone of your fantastic creations! The winners will be announced on the 7th of June 2024. 

While all of the amazing entries are being judged, immerse yourself in a world of creativity and view our 2024 gallery of submissions. We are sure you will be just as amazed as we are with the art-astic submissions!

Stay tuned for our winners announcement and join us by celebrating our kids' creative superhero abilities!

$2000+ worth of prizes!

By getting involved, your budding little Matisses and Picassos have the opportunity to win awesome prizes in their age category: 8 Years & Under and 9 to 13 Years.

There are two major prizes up for grabs, valued at over $400 each. Plus runner-up prizes for another 10 kids!

In addition to that, Spencil will choose a "Staff pick of the week" offering you even more of a chance to secure yourself some Spencil Goodies!


There are two major prize packs up for grabs for the age categories 8 Years & Under and 9 to 13 Years.

Each major prize pack is bursting with:

$100 cash prize provided as a debit gift card, able to be used wherever major credit cards are accepted

 School supplies in their favourite design!

A collaboration with Spencil’s in-house designers to produce one or more Spencil products in their design. Winning artists will work with Spencil designers in choosing appropriate products and further developing the designs to be best applied to those products.

 Colouring book and activities for year-round inspiration!

Plus 10x $50 Spencil Dollar Vouchers per category for our shortlists winners!

How to enter

This year, children up to 13 years can enter any form of art they like! From paintings, drawings and sketches to costume masks, play-doh creations or sewing skills - we want to see it all! ...Just hold off on any written artwork, you can save those for the Spencil Writers Prize later in the year!

Let your mini Picasso's imagination run free and get them to create their masterpiece!

Click here to fill out your entry form and upload a picture of your child's art. It's as simple as that!

Let the magic begin

Spencil Art Prize 2024 Terms & Conditions

Georgie Addison - age 6


Georgie says "Let your eyes discover all of the things that happen in The Playground."

Aulia Haadi Rahutomo - age 13


Aulia says, "This is my take on kite flying in the meadows. I was inspired when I visited my parent’s hometown in Indonesia. In this painting, there are three children playing with their kites. All of this was done in watercolour with a light sketch in lead pencil."

Carrie McCarthy is a writer, curator and Collections Registrar at Griffith University Art Museum, overseeing the second largest public art collection in Queensland. Independently, Carrie has curated contemporary art exhibitions for World Science Festival, Queensland Museum, the Queensland College of Art, TRACE Festival, and Mercy Heritage Centre. Her writing has been published in Mamamia, Vault Magazine, Huffington Post Australia, The Big Smoke, Art Almanac, Art Monthly, and QAGOMA’s ArtLines, and she regularly blogs under the pen name Cultural Flanerie. An experienced public speaker, Carrie was the Arts presenter on ABC Radio Brisbane’s Drive program from 2014-17.

Sarah is the Gallery Officer at Redcliffe Art Gallery, where she supports gallery operations, visitor experience and public programs. She has worked in the visuals arts sector for over 15 years, primarily in project coordination and public engagement roles. In her independent work she is co-designing and delivering arts and accessibility initiatives, particularly for audiences who are blind or have low vision. She is also a committee member of the Australian Museums and Galleries Association (AMaGA), Queensland branch, which is a peak advocacy body representing museums and galleries.

Enjoy the artworks in your every day!