Entries are now open

Calling young artists and designers! Want your poster to be the face of the 2024 Neo Teen Takeover in celebration of SA Youth Week and the 18th Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art: Inner Sanctum? Over 2500 posters and postcards of the winning design will be shared around the state.

Steps to get involved

  1. Download the A3 poster template: PNG or PDF.
  2. Create your poster using the template as a reference. You can create your poster design digitally, or by creating a physical drawing, collage or painting. If working on paper, any combination of materials can be used as long as the file can be submitted at a high resolution digitally. If working digitally, please use the provided transparent PNG file as a separate layer to your design where possible.
  3. Enter your design by Monday 29 January 2024 at 5pm.

If my work is selected, where will my poster appear?

Over 1000 copies of the winning design will be distributed across the state to promote our 2024 Neo Teen Takeover in celebration of SA Youth Week! You might see your design printed as posters and postcards...

  • In over 500 South Australian metropolitan and regional schools, libraries and education offices
  • On the streets of South Australia
  • Handed out at the Art Gallery of South Australia (AGSA)
  • Shared digitally on AGSA's web and social media accounts in the lead up to the event
  • We'll make sure to send you both digital and print copies for your friends and family too!

Key Dates

Entries are now open. We will notify you if your poster has been selected by mid-February 2024.

Tips & Tricks

  1. Keep it simple!
  2. Make sure the key text is still clear within your design
  3. Think about how the design reflects young people
  4. Check out the previous Neo posters below to get started

Checklist before entering

  • Have I got a digital file of my final design?
  • Do I have my key contact details on hand?
  • Have my parent/guardian and I read the below Terms and Conditions?

Have a question?

Send a line to: neo@artgallery.sa.gov.au

Terms and Conditions

  • I live in South Australia.
  • I am 13-17 years of age.
  • The artwork submitted must be the original work of the entrant themselves and not infringe the copyright, moral rights or other rights of any third party. This means you must not copy an artwork or photograph created by another person or an image from another source such as the internet or a print publication.
  • Artworks that are deemed not to belong to or be created by the entrant will NOT be eligible.
  • I agree that my artwork does not contain any offensive material and is suitable for all ages to view.
  • Please keep any physical copies of the finished artwork – you may be contacted regarding future AGSA projects.
  • Entrants will be added to Art Gallery of South Australia's enews.
  • Details of the work may be used at the Gallery’s discretion.
  • Entrants will not be entitled to any fee for such use.
  • Licensing the artwork: Entrants grant the Gallery non-exclusive rights to reproduce their artwork in material form, to photograph, publish and/or communicate it to the public for the following project-related purposes, and anything incidental to such purposes, by the Gallery, its program partners and sponsors (including The Balnaves Foundation): marketing, publicity, educational and publication uses for the Gallery, the competition and its exhibition in all media, including but not limited to electronic/digital, broadcasting and print media in perpetuity.
  • A presenting partner of Neo, the licensing permission extends to the Balnaves Foundation, who may wish to reproduce artworks via their communication channels.
  • Artwork containing photography of kids is not permitted.
Please attach your design in either PNG or PDF format (Max 5Mb) - Avoid filenames with more than 100 characters or that contain symbols e.g. */$!@()
Please share 1-2 sentences about your design