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2020 Young People of Bayside Art Exhibition: Ages 10-12

Welcome to the primary category page of the 2020 Young People of Bayside Art Exhibition.

We are delighted to share the brilliant responses of 47 young artists, aged 10-12 who live, study or play in Bayside to the theme "Wonderful World".

Their works incorporate resilience, climate change and connecting to new members of the community, using a mixture of digital drawings, artwork on skateboards, portraits, hand drawings and photography. Enjoy the artwork below...

2020 Winners

We are proud to present the winners of the 2020 Young People of Bayside Art Exhibition.

View the 2020 winners

Purchasing artwork

This year, when submitting, artists had the opportunity to nominate to sell their artwork. Those that have chosen to, have indicated their prices throughout the gallery.

If you are interested in purchasing the artwork, please youth_services [at] bayside.vic.gov.au (subject: Interest%20in%20purchasing%20artwork) (contact Bayside Youth Services via email) with your preferred contact details and which artwork you would like to purchase.

Entries

Adrian, Origami Brick Wall Tessellation, as described by artist below

Name: Adrian
Age: 10
Title: Origami Brick Wall Tessellation
Medium: Origami
Description: From the COVID-19 quote, ‘By staying apart, we are keeping everyone together’, I decided to make a brick wall which represents a house. By staying inside our house, we keep the world wonderful.

Alaia, Cherry Tomato, as described by artist below

Name: Alaia
Age: 11 and a half
Title: Cherry Tomato
Medium: Drawn on Art Set - an app on my iPad
Description: My artwork responds to the theme because I LOVE cherry tomatoes, and they are a little part of what makes our world special to me.

Alexia, SteamPunk Octopus, as described by artist below

Name: Alexia
Age: 12
Title: SteamPunk Octopus
Medium: Pen on paper
Description: This art piece applies to the theme Wonderful World because steampunk is just like another world. Many people would love to live in another world such as the steampunk world.

Alice, Beautiful Planet, described by artist belowName: Alice
Age: 11
Title: Beautiful Planet
Medium: Acrylic Painting
Description: I made this piece to capture the nature and animals that make earth beautiful, and to not focus on the negative aspects of this wonderful planet.
Available to buy for $100.
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Alyssa, Poppy, described by artist below
Name: Alyssa
Age: 11
Title: Poppy
Medium: Oil pastels smudged with tissue paper.
Description: My artwork responds to the theme “wonderful world” because this picture is of my dog that passed away a long time ago when I was young, and I think this is a good way to express how much I miss her.
Available to buy for $8.50
youth_services [at] bayside.vic.gov.au (subject: Interest%20in%20purchasing%20artwork) (Contact Youth Services) to express interest in purchasing this artwork.

Amelia, Aussie Bush Animals, as described by artist below.Name: Amelia
Age: 10
Title: Aussie Bush Animals
Medium: Drawing
Description: My artwork represents “Wonderful World” because the bush is a marvellous place, and it’s quite wonderful. Nature’s wonderful. It shows animals, trees, grass, and fungi; organisms that help us survive and thrive.

Amelie, World Peace, described by artist belowName: Amelie
Age: 11
Title: World Peace
Medium: Drawing
Description: In my drawing I am representing world peace. Where white and black people work together creating a better community. Where the leaves are green and people can be themselves.

Brooke, Coral Sea, described by artist belowName: Brooke
Age: 11
Title: Coral Sea
Medium: Acrylic on canvas
Description: The turtle shows the beautiful creatures that live underwater. Their world can be just as beautiful as on land, making it wonderful and unique.

Charlotte, Life’s part of life, described by artist below
Name: Charlotte
Age: 10
Title: Life’s part of life
Medium: Drawing
Description: I think my drawing relates to the theme because we all have our own ways even if we only have parts of something e.g a body.
Available to buy for $8
youth_services [at] bayside.vic.gov.au (subject: Interest%20in%20purchasing%20artwork) (Contact Youth Services) to express interest in purchasing this artwork.

Christopher, Toy Photography Truck, described by artist below

Name: Christopher
Age: 10
Title: Toy Photography Truck
Medium: Photography
Description: My artwork is toy photography and I think it represents a 'Wonderful World' because it shows how awesome it is to bring your toys to life using just your imagination.

Darcy, My Streetscape, described by artist below

Name: Darcy
Age: 12
Title: My Streetscape
Medium: Digital image
Description: My Streetscape is inspired by the artist Howard Arkley.

Dylan, My Streetscape, described by artist below

Name: Dylan
Age: 12
Title: My Streetscape
Medium: Digital image
Description: My artwork was created on my iPad using Procreate

Ella, Macaw, described by artist below
Name: Ella
Age: 11
Title: Macaw
Medium: Drawing
Description: When I think of a wonderful world I think of all the amazing colours in nature. The Macaw is my favourite bird because of its beautiful colours.

Georgina, A City At Night, as described the artist below

Name: Georgina
Age: 11
Title: A City At Night
Medium: acrylic painting
Description: I think a city is a 'Wonderful World' because it is very different at night than it is at day time.

Gwyneth, Remote island, described by artist belowName: Gwyneth
Age: 11
Title: Remote Island
Medium: Drawing 
Description: These days we are all in isolation and what better way to show that than in a drawing, with lots of papers stuck together and a drawing of a remote island with no way out! I hope you like my drawing.
Available to buy for $50
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Haeley, What a Wonderful World, described by the artist below

Name: Haeley
Age: 11
Title: What a Wonderful World
Medium: Computer generated drawing
Description: The theme is heavily based on nature for inspiration, because I feel for a world that humans and animals co-exist in harmony.

Jackson, Vision, described by artist below

Name: Jackson
Age: 10
Title: Vision
Medium: Coloured Pencil
Description: I see a magical earth filled with colour and creatures; beautiful, big and small. Space to play; freedom to explore. A gentle breeze; sunshine on my face. Soaring through the air.

James, Freedom, described by artist below

Name: James
Age: 10
Title: Freedom
Medium: Photography
Description: This photo expresses the freedom that our imagination has no limits. It shows that technology alone is not the future, our wonderful world is...”

Josh, The world so far, described by artist below
Name: Josh
Age: 9
Title: The world so far
Medium: Acrylic on cardboard (from a big screen TV box)
Description: Being stuck inside during isolation, I loved being outside painting this artwork. I painted shapes I see in our wonderful world: rivers, mountains, rocks and roads. It's messy but somehow it works.
Available to buy for $200
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Katie, Kindness is Everywhere in Our Wonderful World, described by artist belowName: Katie
Age: 10
Title: Kindness is Everywhere in Our Wonderful World
Medium: Drawing
Description: My drawing shows boys and girls of different cultural backgrounds and some with disabilities, they are all wearing face masks. All the children are holding hands to represent working together and showing kindness to one another. Small acts of kindness make big differences to everyone.
Available to buy for $70
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Lexi, The Way I Dream to See My Country From the Sky, described by artist belowName: Lexi
Age: 11
Title: The Way I Dream to See My Country From the Sky
Medium: Acrylic paint and Posca marker on black card
Description: For Home School art we studied modern indigenous landscape paintings by women in Western Australia. I loved the colours and patterns, and painted my own abstract map showing beautiful Australia from above.

Lottie, Happy-o-meter, described by artist belowName: Lottie
Age: 10
Title: Happy-o-meter
Medium: Drawing
Description: My work describes all the different forms the world’s happiness comes in!
Available to buy for $25
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Lucia, The spirit of the trees, described by artist below

Name: Lucia
Age: 12
Title: The spirit of the trees
Medium: Drawing 
Description: This artwork is one I found in my dream. I was inspired by this dream because the wind had brushed the creature's mane. It looked so elegant, so I woke up and my dream came to life.
Available to buy for $70
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Lucia, The Tree of Hope, described by artist below

Name: Lucia
Age: 12
Title: The Tree of Hope
Medium: Sculpture
Description: One day I was walking to my pottery class and I saw an old looking tree, I stopped to gaze at it when I noted a carving in the tree it said “Hope”.
Available to buy for $70
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Maggie, Wonderful World in my Mind, described by artist below

Name: Maggie
Age: 12
Title: Wonderful world inside my mind
Medium: Painting
Description: In a girl's mind the world is peaceful. The environment is calm. Different cultures respect each other. The world is at one, in harmony and spirit. A truly wonderful world.

Milena, A world more than earth, described by artist belowName: Milena
Age: 10
Title: A world more than Earth
Medium: Acrylic on canvas
Description: Earth was created in space and has made a wonderful world we should be thankful for. The background represents earth and the circle indicates the moon - all part of the wonderfulness of the world.
Available to buy for $45
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Molly, Dragon Form, described by artist belowName: Molly
Age: 10
Title: Dragon Form
Medium: Drawing
Description: I am fascinated by the mystical nature of dragons. I am currently reading the "Wings of Fire" series and I was inspired to study and draw my version of a dragon. They are both fierce and beautiful.

Nicolas, My Streetscape, described by artist below

Name: Nicolas
Age: 12
Title: My Streetscape
Medium: Digital image
Description: My Streetscape is inspired by the artist Howard Arkley. It's created in Pic Collage on my Laptop.


Oscar, Life of the sea, described by artist belowName: Oscar
Age: 12
Title: Life of the sea
Medium: Drawing and craft
Description: This represents our wonderful world perfectly. It shows the amazing aspects of marine life, and some lovely features of the ocean. It has real sea products like seaweed, rocks etc

Pepper, Best Friends, described by artist belowName: Pepper
Age: 12
Title: Best Friends
Medium: Photography
Description: My piece of artwork is about two best friends that mean the world to each other. They always want to hang out even if that means it’s raining cats and dogs. They just want to explore the wonderful world.

Description provided below

Name: Ruby
Age: 10
Title: Safety and Hope
Medium: Free hand drawing using pencils
Description: Even though there are sad, and scary things happening in our world, we are safe at home and we can continue to learn and be connected through wonders of technology.

Sara, Glimpse of the Sunset, as described by the artist

Name: Sara
Age: 11
Title: Glimpse of the Sunset
Medium: Painting on canvas
Description: A girl and her purring cat sit on a swaying swing listening to the birds chirp as the sun sets over the calm city, they think that the world is wonderful.

Sarah, My Mum’s Things, as described by artist below

Name: Sarah
Age: 12
Title: My Mum’s Things
Medium: Drawing
Description: My artwork is a gift for my mum. I want to give her chicken curry, dumplings, flowers and popcorn. These are her favourite things in the world

Shirley, My Streetscape, described by artist below

Name: Shirley
Age: 12
Title: My Streetscape
Medium: Digital image
Describe your artwork: My Streetscape is inspired by the artist Howard Arkley. 

Sienna, Dragon Eye, described by artist below

Name: Sienna
Age: 11
Title: Dragon Eye
Medium: Pencil
Description: My dragon eye drawing shows the smile glowing in the dragon’s eye as he sees all the beautiful things in our wonderful world.

Summer, Simple Joy, as described by the artist belowName: Summer
Age: 10
Title: Simple Joy
Medium: Digital Art
Description: The simple joy of the Vietnamese children. Everyday playing different traditional games, lying in the grass enjoying the lovely wind, and being close to the wonderful nature. What a wonderful world they live in.

Taya, Colourful World, described by artist belowName: Taya
Age: 10
Title: Colourful World
Medium: Mixed media
Description: I see the world as a wonderful and colourful place. My art piece shows the colourful earth - and within it are some of the important things of life (wildlife, plants, people, food and happiness). Around the earth are all the stars and galaxies shining.
Available to buy for $20
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Tessa, Without Technology, described by artist below
Name:
 Tessa
Age: 10
Title: Without Technology
Medium: Digital art
Description: Without technology we would not be able to get in contact with our teachers to keep our education going, or we would not be able to still make our birthdays special, or contact our friends. So during this time, technology is important to bring us together.
Available to buy for $50
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Thuy-Tien, Me and My Favourite Character, as described by artist belowName: Thuy-Tien
Age: 12
Title: Me and My Favourite Character
Medium: Drawing
Description: Me and my favourite character at a beach. We are swimming to catch some waves. I like the waves, because they are colourful.

Will, Sunset On A Beach, as described by artist below
Name: Will
Age: 10
Title: Sunset On A Beach
Medium: Acrylic on canvas
Description: The world is wonderful but confusing right now. When I feel down, mum and I sit on the beach and look at the horizon and it makes me feel better.

Zac, A Flicker of Hope, described by artist belowName: Zac
Age: 11
Title: A Flicker of Hope
Medium: Photography
Description: People are still enjoying our wonderful world, even in a time like this when we are feeling sad and scared.

Zac, Mystical Dragon Eye, described by artist belowName: Zac
Age: 10
Title: Mystical Dragon Eye
Medium: Pencil on paper
Description: The Dragons Eye has amazing features, including magical powers and abilities which have made it a special mystical feature in our wonderful world.

Zoe, Dandelion, described by artist below
Name: Zoe
Age: 11
Title: Dandelion
Medium: Drawing
Description: This artwork shows we all have a part to play in our world especially in the environment. It also shows the growth we can have from troubled times like now.

Zoe, Pierless Sunrise, described by artist belowName: Zoe
Age: 12
Title: Pierless Sunrise
Medium: Photography
Description: “Pierless Sunrise” captures a mystical moment of the historic remnants of Princess Pier. The graceful ageing of the wood battling the natural marine elements illustrates the world beautifully.
Available to buy for $30
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Zoe, Sisters, described by artist belowName: Zoe
Age: 11
Title: Sisters
Medium: Acrylic painting
Description: It is wonderful at this time to have someone you can rely on like your sister.

Zoe, The Sunset, as described by artist below.Name: Zoe
Age: 11
Title: The Sunset
Medium: Photography
Description: It is showing how the beautiful colours can shine through even when the sun can't be seen.