2021 Lloyd Rees Memorial Youth Art Awards


Gallery Lane Cove + Creative Studios is excited to announce that the Lloyd Rees Memorial Youth Art Awards (LRMYAA) are back for 2021! 

The biennial Lloyd Rees Memorial Youth Art Award is a national prize established in 1981 to promote and support talented young emerging artists in Australia, initiated by the Lane Cove community in honour of its long term resident Dr Lloyd Rees. Applications are open to 18-29 year old artists Australia-wide in the mediums of painting, drawing and printmaking.

Online applications will be available from the Monday 5th of July 2021.

Deadline: 5PM Friday 8th October 2021 AEST

$8,000 Aquisitive First Prize

Exhibition to be held in November 2021

Entry Fee: $35 for one artwork, $60 for two

Judges TBA

* dates may vary depending on COVID restrictions



LRMYAA 2019 Winner

Evan Pank

Shield Wall


Screenprint and smokeflares

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Highly Commended

Ethan Robertson

Salt Flat



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Highly Commended

Blake Bridgewater

Liminal Identity


Graphite on perspex