Fledgling 2021

Art Student Exhibition

Open Night: Fri 11th June 7pm
Exhibition Dates: Fri 11th June – Sun 28th June

The greatest artist starts as a student.

We are so proud of all our amazing and talented students that we are hosting a special Student Exhibition!

The talent now shown by our students from beginners to advanced is incredible.

The Exhibition

This year’s Fledgling Student Exhibition will run in an online, 3D and interactive gallery. In celebration of our gallery’s landmark 10 year anniversary (2020), the student exhibition will run for 10 full days!

Select prize winners of this exhibition will also be invited to hang their artwork alongside Jacqueline Hill’s in the November exhibition held in Bellbowrie.

Key Dates

Entries Open: Mon 15 March 2021

Entries Close: Sun 16 May 2021

Open Night & Prizes: 6pm Fri 11 June 2021

Exhibition Dates: Fri 11 – Mon 28 June 2021

The Online Gallery

Here’s a preview to give you an idea what the online, interactive gallery will look like!

Visitors will be able to move around walls and between artworks at will.

Student FAQ

Who can enter?

Any past or current student of Jacqueline Hill, Art at Heart or Zen and the Art of Art is invited to enter into Fledgling 2021!

How many artworks can I enter?

All students can enter up to 5 artworks. Your 1st artwork is guaranteed* acceptance into the Fledgling Exhibition 2021. We will contact you in May with the results of your other artwork entries.

*excluding submissions or artworks that do not comply with the Terms & Conditions.

How do I enter?

To enter, all you need to do is:

  1. Prepare a photo of your artwork(s) — please read requirements in the next section
  2. Pay the entry fee
  3. Submit the entry form

If you haven’t already received an email invitation to enter, you can enter online here.

Requirements for artwork photo

The photo of your artwork must:

  • be taken with good light
  • be taken straight on (not on an angle)
  • have nothing showing aside from the painting (ie no wall / frame / table)
  • in a .jpg / .jpeg file
  • be 800px along the largest side (height or width)
  • have your copyright overlay that is
    • not distracting
    • located on bottom-right of photo
    • no larger than 200px wide


If you cannot produce a photo of your artwork that matches these requirements, please contact us. We can assist with some or all of these requirements, possibly at a small fee.

You may tweak the colour or contrast of your photo only to try match the artwork’s original colours and tones. Otherwise, you must tell us in the Artwork Description that the painting has been digitally altered.

What types of artwork can I enter?

You can enter any artwork you have completed during one of Jacqueline Hill’s classes or in your own time.

Artworks you can submit include:

  • Drawings
  • Paintings
  • Some clay sculptures*
  • Drawings or Paintings that have been digitally altered to change the appearance**

*Because an online gallery displays photos, any sculptures submitted must be predominantly 2D in nature

**When uploading drawings or paintings that have been digitally altered, please select “Mixed Media” as the Medium and note the digital alteration in the Artwork Description.


You must physically own and have physical access to any artwork you enter. If your artwork’s situation changes after you enter, please contact us as soon as possible.

How does copyright work for a virtual gallery?

The virtual gallery displays a photo of your artwork. When images go onto the internet, there is never any guarantee someone will not steal it. But we have a plan to protect you and your art!

This plan includes safety measures taken by us and the artwork photo requirements that you are responsible for following.

Will my artwork be available for sale?

Yes, if you want, you can set any price (in AUD) for artwork when you enter.

If you do not want your artwork to be available for sale, leave the price box empty.

Fees, commission, etc

Entry Fee: was $20 — discounted to $10 in celebration of 10-year anniversary

Artwork Sale Commission: 25%.

Artist payment for sale: deposited into your nominated bank account by 21 July 2021

For more information, read the <Terms & Conditions or contact us.

Terms & Conditions of Entry
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