Drawn by the Bay

Calling young artists who live or study in Hobsons Bay! Drawn by the Bay is your opportunity to win one of the western suburbs’ biggest illustration prizes.

Young illustrators (Prep to Year 12) who live or study in Hobsons Bay are invited to submit their original, book-inspired artwork – entries can be in any medium and based on the book of your choice. Whether you’re reimagining the Gruffalo, taking a peek inside one of the hidden rooms of Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory or bringing a dystopian fantasy world to life, submit your entries by Sunday, 14th October to be in the draw.

Entry forms and competition terms and conditions can be downloaded from our website or picked up from any Hobsons Bay Library branch. With $1,000 in cash and other prizes on offer, as well as the chance to have your work published by Hobsons Bay Libraries, don’t miss out!

Winners will be announced at the awards night on Thursday 22nd November at the Newport Community Hub, with special guest illustrator Heath McKenzie. Bookings available on the website.

Entries open: Monday, 6th August

Entries close:  Sunday, 14th October

Awards night: Thursday, 22nd November

Download the entry form