National Youth Week Surfboard Art Project!

headspace Onkaparinga is seeking up to eight (8) local artists to produce artwork based on wooden surfboards that will feature in our new beach-side centre. This is with the support of the City of Onkaparinga, and will include a launch of this collection in National Youth Week 2018. We are seeking artwork that represents at least one main theme:

  • Young People
  • Mental Health
  • Beach/Coast lines

How to submit your concept:

Download the information and submission document here:


This document outlines the art requirements, and the steps to complete an art concept submission. 


Important notes:

  • Selection of artists is made up of a panel including members of the Youth Reference Group, Youth and Community Engagement Leader and a headspace representative. The panel's decision will be final. 
  • Successful artists will be notified by March 9th.
  • Successful artists will receive $150 in Coles-Myer vouchers to assist in producing the work.
  • Each successful artist will be provided with a 400mmx1200mm wooden surfboard, and will need to replicate their design on this surface. This cannot be altered or cut down.
  • Final work must be produced and delivered to headspace Onkaparinga by Friday the 6th of April 2018.
  • Final artwork will be launched at the headspace Onkaparinga centre during National Youth Week, April 13th-22nd. The exact time and date of the launch is to be announced.

If you have any further questions, please contact Oliver via email or by phoning 8186 8600


headspace Onkaprainga Surfboard Art FLYER