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Little Sellers Art Prize

The Little Sellers Art Prize is an annual competition for aspiring local artists in school years 1 to 12. Established in 2016 as a satellite event for the prestigious $25,000 biennial Basil Sellers Art Prize, Little Sellers Art Prize provides an authentic exhibition experience for emerging artists in Eurobodalla.

Each year entrants are asked to create an artwork reflecting a theme. Participants are encouraged to interpret the theme creatively in a way that is meaningful to them. This years theme is Greet the sun. Face the moon.

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The Little Sellers Art Prize is supported by Mr. Basil Sellers AM and Eurobodalla Shire Council’s Creative Arts, Youth and Children’s Services teams.

There are four school year categories:

  • years 1 - 4
  • years 5 - 7
  • years 8 - 10
  • years 11- 12 (eligible for scholarship)

The winner for each category will receive a $50 voucher to art supply store Amanda’s of Mogo and runners-up will receive $30 vouchers. The overall winner of the Little Sellers Art Prize, chosen from the school year category winners, will receive $200.

Little Sellers scholarship program

2022 is the first year for the Little Sellers scholarship program, this program has been created as part of the art prize. The scholarship is to assist Eurobodalla visual art students in years 11 or 12 to further their studies and support a career path in the arts.

The recipient of the Little Sellers Scholarship Program will receive $2,000 to assist in further studies in the visual arts field, from art collector, patron of the arts and philanthropist Mr. Basil Sellers AM.

In addition, finalists will be in the running to win:

  • The Eurobodalla Children’s Award (school year category 1 - 7) of $75 judged by Coordinator Children’s Services, Louise Hatton
  • The Eurobodalla Youth Award (school year category 8 - 12) of $75 judged by Community Development and Youth Coordinator, Rhonnie South.

The three major prize winner’s artwork will be acquired by Council and form part of the permanent collection.

2022 winners

1 – 4 years

  • Runner up - Lacey Lee
  • Winner - Holly Blaas

5 – 7 years

  • Runner up - Abbie Morris
  • Winner - Amelia Hick

8 – 10 years

  • Alison Muller

11 – 12 years

  • Runner up - Lucy Badman
  • Winner - Raphaella Herford

Children’s Services Award

  • Sunnie Thompson

Youth Award

  • Eve Willis

Overall competition winner

  • Alison Muller

Scholarship recipient

  • Raphaella Herford

2022 virtual exhibition tour

More information

For information about entering the competition and previous years' winners:

For more information contact Creative Arts Coordinator Indira Carmichael: