Awards

Adelaide Park Lands Art Prize
Entries close Friday January 31
Entries online are open now. $38,000 Prize pool includes $20,000 First Prize. Open to artists of all ages aiming to make a statement, or capture the essence of the Park Lands. Finalists’ exhibition Adelaide Festival Centre in April 2020.

41st Alice Prize
Entries close midnight Friday February 7
Entries are invited for the 41st Alice Prize. This is a national acquisitive contemporary art award offering a $30,000 prize for the winning work. Presented by the Alice Springs Art Foundation. Finalists exhibition April 18 to 8 June 2020. Visit the website for details and entry form.

The Association of Sculptors of Victoria – Annual Sculpture Exhibition
Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show
Entries close Monday February 24
Entries are open for the annual sculpture exhibition. There are prizes across three sections: courtyard, garden and estate. Exhibition at the Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton Gardens from March 25 to 29, 2020. Visit website, or email for information and entry form.
asv_mifgs@sculptorsvictoria.asn.au

Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize
Entries close Friday February 21
Applications are now open for the 6th annual acquisitive prize for painting at Bayside Gallery.
Major prize $15,000. Exhibition of shortlisted works 15 May to 12 July 2020.
Visit website for details and entry.
(03) 9261-7111.
gallery@bayside.vic.gov.au

2020 Bayside Art Awards – $50,000 Acquisition Prize
Entries close Wednesday 22 January
Bayside Council in Sydney is calling for entries for the annual Sculptures@Bayside competition. Finalists are installed in Cook Park Kyeemagh as part of the annual Bayside Arts Festival (BAF).
$50,000 Sculpture acquisition prize. For more information and to apply, visit the Bayside 2020 Art Awards website.

Joy Heylen, The Crab

Calleen Art Award 2020
Important Notice
Entries for the Calleen Art Award 2020 close Wednesday July 22
The Cowra Regional Art Gallery wishes to inform artists that the Calleen Art Award 2020 acquisitive prize for painting will take place from Oct 4 to Nov 15, 2020. Entry forms will be available from the Gallery website or sent by post from mid March 2020.

The Gallipoli Art Prize 2020
Works to be delivered on March 15, 16, 17 or 18 for judging
Australian (and other eligible) artists are invited to enter one piece of original work in oil, acrylic, water colour or mixed medium for the $20,000 acquisitive Gallipoli Art Prize.
Visit website for details and entry. (02) 9235-1533. info@gallipoli.com.au

John Leslie Art Prize 2020
Entries close Friday March 20
This acquisitive prize for landscape painting offers an award of $20,000.
Visit website for entry details or call (03) 5142-3500.

North Queensland Ceramic Awards 2020
Entries close Monday April 20
Entries are open for the 2020 biennial North Queensland Ceramic Awards offering a Major Acquisitive Prize of $10,000. Entry forms are available online at townsville.qld.gov.au/pinnacles
The finalists exhibition will be held at Pinnacles gallery from 17 July to 13 September, 2020.

The Percival Photographic Portrait Prize 2020
Entries close Monday March 2
Entries are invited for the Percival Photographic Portrait Prize, a $10,000 biennial acquisitive award. People’s Choice Award $1,500. The exhibition of finalists works will be held at Perc Tucker Regional Gallery in Queensland from 22 May to 19 July 2020. Visit the website for more info.

The Percival Portrait Painting Prize 2020
Entries close Monday March 2
Entries are open for The Percival Portrait Painting Prize, a $40,000 biennial acquisitive award, which showcases the outstanding and innovative work currently being produced by Australian artists. People’s Choice Award $1,500. The finalists exhibition will be held at Pinnacles Gallery in Queensland from 15 May to 5 July 2020. Visit the website for more info.

Ravenswood Australian Women’s Art Prize 2020
Entries close midday (DST Eastern Australia), Wednesday March 18
The Ravenswood Australian Women’s Art Prize is an annual award which aims to advance art and opportunity for emerging and established female artists in Australia. There are three categories for works in any medium and with no set theme: Professional Artist $35,000, Emerging Artist $5,000 and the Indigenous Emerging Artist $5,000. The Opening Night is Friday May 29, 2020 and the Finalists’ Exhibition is May 30 to June 14, 2020 at Ravenswood School for Girls, Sydney.
artprize@ravenswood.nsw.edu.au

Sculptures@Bayside Competition
Applications close January 22
Entries are open for Sculptures @ Bayside, an exhibition of 30+ large-scale public artworks transforming Cook Park, Kyeemagh into a temporary free public outdoor Sculpture Park from 4 April to 26 April 2020. Many of the works are created specifically for the exhibition, which features a $50,000 acquisition prize. Visit the website for more information and how to enter.

Stanthorpe Art Prize 2020
Entries close Monday 16 March
The 2020 Stanthorpe Art Prize is calling for entries for the open theme award, which will culminate in an exhibition of finalists at Stanthorpe Regional Art Gallery in Queensland from 5 June to 29 July 2020. A total of $50,000 in prizes is on offer across several categories. Visit the website for more information and online entry. Enquiries (07) 4681-1874, gallerydirector@srag.org.au

Tastes of Art Prize
Entries close Friday February 14
Arts Rutherglen is calling for entries in painting, mixed media, photography, printmaking, sculpture and works on paper. Total prize pool $7,000. Exhibition March 6 to 15, 2020.
Visit www.trybooking.com/BEGEO for more info and to enter.

Toorak Village Sculpture Exhibition
Entries close Saturday February 1
Accepting submissions of medium sized interior sculptures and larger exterior installations, which have been made in Australia for exhibition May 1 to June 14, 2020.
Visit website for entry form and details or call 0455-045-545.
Director: Tony Fialides 0419-005-052.