Psychologists for Peace

Biennial Peace Art Award for Secondary Students

Entries are now invited from students in years 10 to 12 for the 2011 Biennial Peace Art Award for Secondary Students

Theme: Peace in our World

The aim of the award is to inspire young people to express their ideas in a creative way to communicate a key message about peace: peace within the self, in the family, in the community or between communities and nations.

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Closing date

Registrations close 4 July 2011.

Further information

For further information and to download a registration form, please see 

or contact:

Manita Beskow
Mobile: 0419 043 768               

Biennial Peace Art Exhibition

Be inspired by artwork by talented WA students in Years 10–12 reflecting on inner peace, family, community or global peace.

Dates: Opening Friday 12 August 5.30-7.00pm. The exhibition will be held from 8–18 August 2011 

Venue: YMCA HQ Gallery, 60a Frame Court, Leederville WA

Contact: Manita on 9298 8485 or 0419 043 768 | Jenni on 9382 4678

Free entry  

2009 Winner

1st Prize:

Angus Campbell 
It is what you believe it is 

2007 Winners

The 2007 Peace Art Exhibition organised by Psychologists for Peace WA has now concluded. This year’s theme was “Peace Between Diverse Cultures”.
In case you didn’t have a chance to attend the opening or visit the exhibition later in the month - read all about how it went, see who won and view the photo gallery at
27 works were exhibited from 5 schools, including the first country school to take part since the award was begun in 2005.
To view our album directly, please click here 

1st Prize
Carina McPherson, Sacred Heart College, Sorrento (Teacher Ms Claire Bradley)
The Peace Journey 
The Peace Journey, Carina McPherson 
2nd Prize
Stephanie Law, Carina McPherson, Sacred Heart College, Sorrento (Teacher Ms Claire Bradley)
Shades of Peace 
Shades of Peace, Stephanie Law & Carina McPherson 



2005 winners

The inaugural Biennial Peace Art Exhibition & Award opened on Monday 24 October 2005 with the presentation of awards by Bernard Kerr, member of the Assessment and Moderation Panel for the Art Course of Studies in WA schools, and Head of Art at Scotch College, Perth.

The prize of $500 was shared by:

  • Natalie Oon, of Methodist Ladies College, for Mantra, and
  • Tamara Siallagan, of Mindarie Senior College, for Keep Them Alive, Don't Let Them Die.

The schools of the two winning students also shared a prize of $500. Read the full report Acrobat icon (56kb)