About The Competition
Competition Brief
Judging Criteria

Entries will be judged according to their originality, creativity, skill and artistic merit. Adherence to the theme “Tales of the Ocean” will be a bonus.

Submission Deadline

26 February 2021 (Friday) at 6pm (Hong Kong Time) based on the postmark date


The Competition is open to all full-time Form 1 to Form 6 students in Hong Kong enrolled in the 2020-2021 school year. Employees of Wheelock and Company Limited, The Wharf Group and its subsidiaries and WWF-Hong Kong, and their immediate family members or relatives are prohibited from enrolling in this Competition.

Panel of Adjudicators

The Panel comprises renowned art professionals in Hong Kong:

Mr. Kurt Chan Yuk Keung
Renowned Art Educator
Ms. Susanna Chung
Head of Learning and Participation, Asia Art Archive
Mr. Scott Hessels
Associate Professor, School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong
Dr. Ho Siu Kee
Associate Professor, Department of Fine Arts, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Dr. Kan Tai Keung
Renowned Artist
Mr. Mok Yat San
Renowned Artist
Mr. To Chi Ho
Creative Media Manager, WWF-Hong Kong
Ms. Annie Wan Lai Kuen
Assistant Professor, Academy of Visual Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University
WWF-Hong Kong

WWF is a leading global conservation organisation, with a network active in more than 100 countries. WWF’s mission is to build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature. WWF-Hong Kong has been working since 1981 to deliver solutions for a living planet through conservation, footprint and education programmes, with the aim of transforming Hong Kong into Asia’s most sustainable city.

The Hong Kong plastic pellet disaster following a typhoon in 2012 marked a turning point for Hong Kong that highlighted the urgency of the city’s marine litter problem. We need your help to restore our oceans to health!

“Tales of the Ocean” is the theme of the Wharf Hong Kong Secondary School Art Competition 2020-21. WWF-Hong Kong invites you to explore the rich variety of our local marine species and find out how we can better protect them for future generations.

Our oceans’ future is in our hands!

The Wharf Young Art Ambassadors

All entrants of the Competition are eligible for enrolment as a member of “The Wharf Young Art Ambassadors” scheme (“Scheme”) by completing the Declaration of the Entry Form, through which The Wharf Group and/or its partnering organisations will organise art related activities for members of the Scheme.