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Contemporary art from 2021 NT Year 12 Students 

Exit Art Opening Night. Photo: Mark Sherwood

On until 26 June 2022

Exit Art is a celebration of the talents and creativity of the next generation of artists and designers, presenting the very best contemporary art and design from Northern Territory Year 12 students.

Presented by the Museum and Art Gallery Northern Territory in partnership with the Northern Territory Department of Education, Exit Art reflects the diversity of the Territory’s artistic practice and practitioners, expressing universal themes of identity, place and environment.


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2021 Winners

Minister's Choice Award

Edward Puruntatameri, St John's Catholic College – Tiwi Art-Croc, (synthetic polymer paint and marker on paper)

Jacksons Drawing Supplies Award

Kaden Reid, Darwin High School – My passion (film)

Darwin Visual Arts Award

Caitlin Hanrahan, Taminmin College – A few ghosts and moments of time (photography)

Tactile Arts Award

Ramzy Ahmadi, Centralian Senior College –Tidal (3D)

Art Educators of the NT Award
Emma King, NT Christian College – Two sides of the same coin (painting)

This year will continue the exhibition’s 30-year legacy of highlighting the importance of visual arts education and the role of arts educators in encouraging and guiding the creativity of young NT artists in preparation for their futures.

Exit Art is jointly presented by MAGNT and the Northern Territory Department of Education. 

Image 1:Two sides of the same coin, by Emma King from NT Christian College won the Art Educators of the NT Award

Image 2: Tidal, by Ramzy Ahmadi from Casuarina Senior College won the Tactile Arts Award

Photos: Mark Sherwood


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