Showcasing the talent of Kalamunda’s young artists

Applications are open to artists passionate about fashion design, painting, photography, film-making, music or sculpture to take part in the 2015 Youth Arts Fest.

Applications close on August 3.

The theme for this year�s exhibition is It Starts With Us, following that of National Youth Week.

The exhibition will run from August 28 to September 13 at the Zig Zag Gallery and artworks of all artistic mediums will be accepted.

Shire chief executive Rhonda Hardy said the Youth Arts Fest was a great opportunity for young emerging artists to professionally exhibit their work.

�Held annually at the award-winning Zig Zag Gallery, this event provides exposure for young artists and encouragement to continue pursuing their talents,� Ms Hardy said.

There are four awards to be won including the Judges� Choice award for age categories 10-14 and 15-25, Best Interpretation of Theme and People�s Choice, with cash prizes of $150 for each category.

Artwork must be original and created in the 12 months prior to the closing date.

All artworks must be photographed for submission and emailed with the entry form to youth@kalamunda.wa.gov.au.

For more information, call the Shire of Kalamunda on 9257 9968, email youth@kalamunda. wa.gov.au or visit www.kalamunda.wa.gov.au/youth