Young artists have picked up crayons and paintbrushes for the annual ArtStart exhibition now on display at the Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery.
The exhibition features work from Northern Tasmanian children and aims to encourage the participation of primary school pupils in visual art and design.
This year's theme was titled "with a little help from my friends", and was hung by a team of primary school curators.
St Leonards Primary School student Shyloe Jewell-Woodberry was one of the curators of the exhibit.
"It was very fun and doing it for two years now, it's a great experience have," she said.
"I'm proud of [the artists] because it can be an experience if they want to be future artists."
The exhibition had more than 150 entries from nine schools, and 60 of those entries were chosen to be featured in the temporary exhibition.
General manager of creative arts and culture Shane Fitzgerald said each work exhibited offered a unique take on the theme.
"There is a theme the students have responded to, but when you look at the diversity of the works you can see the solidarity and friendship coming through," he said.
"Programs like this really embed into young people that there are career opportunities in the arts ... for curators, artists and collections people ... and it validates it as a legitimate pathway."
City of Launceston deputy mayor Danny Gibson said he encouraged the community to explore the creations on display.
"It's great to see so many pupils exploring different creative mediums and learning about visual art and design with QVMAG," he said.
The exhibition opened November 28 and runs until June 2022 at the art gallery.
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