Ritchies Boonah Arts Festival

August 31st – September 7th

Competitions – New



Paint: Oil, Watercolour and acrylic.

Works on Paper: Pastels, pencil and ink.

Mixed Media: More than one medium or material has been used


3D: Sculpture, pottery, jewelry, felting and other art forms that are not attached to a board, canvas or paper

Youth (High School): Any media.

Youth (Primary School): Any media.


General Categories: 1st $500, 2nd $250
Youth (High School): 1st $100, 2nd $75
Youth Primary School: 1st $60, 2nd $30
Peoples Choice: $200



Touch of Class: Emphasis is on the art of clothes making. Any fabric may be used. Outfits need to be sewn.

Revamped: Using second-hand clothing or textile pieces e.g. tablecloths, baby clothes, etc. to make a completely fresh item. 

Wearable Art: No rules and restrictions in construction and materials except no more than 20% fabric can be used.

Creative Kids: (Any youth school), designed and created with minimal assistance by an adult. Any material.


General categories: 1st $350, 2nd $200
Creative Kids: 1st $100, 2nd $75


Categories & Prizes
Short Story – Open: 1st $300, 2nd $150

100 Word Story – Open: 1st $100, 2nd $75
Poetry – Open: 1st $150, 2nd $75
Short Story Youth – Primary School: 1st $60, 2nd $30
Short Story Youth – High School: 1st $100, 2nd $75

Entries Closed