Art Challenge

Imagine losing all this colour and life

Coral Reef
Funded by Peter Hannan Eye On The World Natural Images

$50,000 Art Challenge for Victorian Year 9 to 12 students

Victoria-based Pilot, 2012

ART SHOW ENTRIES HAVE NOW CLOSED

THE FREE EXHIBITION WILL BE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC AT THE ATRIUM, FEDERATION SQUARE, MELBOURNE – 12 - 19 AUGUST

SCHOOL SHORT-LIST FINALISTS WILL BE NOTIFIED BY MONDAY JULY 29

Funded by Peter Hannan Eye On The World Natural Images, Ocean Ark Alliance has now re-opened Australia’s largest environmental art show.

New Teacher Guidelines are available now, with the prize giving and exhibition launch planned for 12 – 18 August at Federation Square.

This will enable more students throughout Victoria to take part and help create a more involving and meaningful exhibition.

Specific topics include the impact of Ocean Acidification on coral reefs, southern seas, polar seas, marine life, coastal communities & economic wealth.

Open to all Year 9 -12 students, this Victoria-based pilot is the start of what the Ocean Ark Alliance hopes will become a national and international initiative.

The prize money consists of School Environmental Project Grants and Student Study Grants.

  • 1st Prize = $25,000 (School $20,000, Student $5,000)
  • 2nd Prize = $15,000 (School $12,500, Student $2,500)
  • 3rd Prize = $10,000 (School $8,500, Student $1,500)
  • People’s Choice Award = Ocean Study Trip

To register your school’s interest now¬†click here.

Sponsorship opportunities at different involvement levels are still available. For more details click here.


Ocean Ark Alliance (OAA) is a NFP organisation delivering unparalleled open access marine science & educational reference resources, digital aquatic experiences and pioneering conservation initiatives. Founding members and development partners of OAA include world-renowned scientists, underwater explorers, filmmakers, marine artists, media specialists, business leaders, and health care professionals. OAA’s mission is to create a deeper appreciation of some of the most wondrous, yet fragile, ecosystems on our planet.

www.oceanarkalliance.com

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