Academic Leads:

Prof Ian Brown, Honorary Professorial Fellow for the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Wollongong, Australia
Dr Gai Lindsay, Senior Lecturer, Bachelor of Education- The Early Years, University of Wollongong, Australia

The Project

The Voices of Children International Project draws upon artworks, photographic images and written responses contributed by children from many different countries. Building on an international project established by the University of Wollongong in Australia fourteen years ago, the Voices of Children project invites children aged 3-6 from across the world to exhibit their art in both a virtual gallery exhibition, as well as in international galleries in major cities around the world.
Children aged 3-6 years are invited to submit their artworks which describe their place in the world, including a brief written message ”A Message of Hope”. 
What is unique about this project?
  • It gives children an international Voice
  • It is by children…for children…about children

Mission Statement

Children can and should influence the world around them. Through art children are empowered to share what is special about their lives, producing and creating individual and unique responses to share with other children across the world.


The Voices of Children project aims to enable young children from across the world to capture moments in time, highlight their creativity, share their art and tell the world what is special to themParents and educators play a significant role in assuring a child’s positive identity. Educators, parents and children work together to create special artworks, which reflect the culture, or world in which they live. 

The 1st Voices of Children International online Gallery is published

Argentina, Australia, Belgium, China, India,United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, South Africa

Greece, Ireland, Saudi Arabia,