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Express Yourself – Winners Announced

Visit the Manly Art Gallery & Museum to see how talented our HSC Visual Arts students are at the annual Express Yourself exhibition featuring artworks selected from the 20 secondary schools across Sydney’s Northern Beaches.

The exhibition celebrates the extraordinary talent of young emerging artists from our local creative community and features a broad range of expressive artforms including painting, printmaking, ceramics, documented forms, drawing, graphic design, photomedia, sculpture, textiles and fibre, collection of works, and time-based forms.

There were 18 eligible students who applied for the $5,000 Theo Batten Youth Art Award – awarded to a student continuing tertiary study in the arts or a related field.  While the Manly Art Gallery & Museum Society Youth Art Award will share in $3,000 prize money.

Theo Batten Youth Art Award – Joint Winners

Noah Bloom, Barrenjoey High School

Lila Kools, Barrenjoey High School

Manly Art Gallery & Museum Society Youth Art Award – Shared winners

Karoun Zouain, NBSC – Freshwater Senior Campus

Breeze Williams, Stella Maris College

Maya O’Neill, NBSC – Freshwater Senior Campus

Manly Art Gallery & Museum Society Youth Art Award – Highly Commended:

Oonagh O’Dwyer, NBSC – Manly Campus

Elle Fitzgerald, NBSC – Manly Campus

Mary Bradhurst, Barrenjoey High School

Emma Sutton, Oxford Falls Grammar School

The third award – the KALOF People’s Choice Award will be announced at the end of the exhibition period with visitors encouraged to vote for their favourite work.

  • Manly Art Gallery & Museum
  • Until May 01, 10am to 5pm, closed Mondays and public holidays
  • Free


22 - 24 Apr 2022


10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: 21 - 24 Apr 2022
  • Time: 8:00 pm - 3:00 am