Awards

Adelaide Perry Prize for Drawing 2019
Entries close Wednesday January 9, 2019
(02) 9704-5693.
AdelaidePerryGallery@plc.nsw.edu.au
www.plc.nsw.edu.au/microsites
A $25,000 acquisitive award for Drawing.
Exhibition March 1 to 29, 2019.
Visit website for details and entry form.

The Association of Sculptors of Victoria
Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show
Entries close Sunday February 24, 2019
Entries are open for the annual sculpture exhibition. There are prizes across three sections: courtyard, garden and estate. Exhibition at Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton Gardens from March 27 to 31, 2019. Visit website, or email for information and entry form.  asv_mifgs@sculptorsvictoria.asn.au

Bald Archy Prize 2019
Entries close Friday January 18, 2019.
Entries are open for the 2019 Bald Archy Prize. Portrait paintings of humour, dark satire, light comedy and caricature in all styles and standards are invited. The 2018 prize was won by young Newcastle artist, James Brennan, for his brilliant parody of Ahn Doh – Brennan’s 4th Bald Archy win. Visit the website for details and entry form. (02) 6945-3240, 0439-672-213.

Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize
Entries close Friday March 1, 2019
Applications are now open for the annual acquisitive prize for painting at Bayside Gallery.
Major prize $15,000. An exhibition of shortlisted works will be held May 24 to July 21, 2019.
Visit website for details and entry. (03) 9261-7111. gallery@bayside.vic.gov.au

Calleen Art Award 2019
Entries close Wednesday March 6, 2019
The Calleen Art Award offers a major acquisitive prize of $20,000 for painting in any subject or style. Exhibition May 5 to June 16, 2019.
Visit website for information and entry form.
(02) 6340-2190.

Ceramic Break Sculpture Park Prize
Entries close Monday July 1, 2019
Artists are invited to submit works for the 2019 Ceramic Break Sculpture Park Prize, an acquisitive award of $12,000. The winning sculpture will form part of the permanent display at Ceramic Break Sculpture Park, Warialda NSW. Exhibition Sept 7, 2019 to Jan 31, 2020. Enter online.

Footscray Art Prize 2019
Entries close Friday March 15, 2019.
A biennial visual art prize open to local and national artists for contemporary artworks across multiple disciplines. There are four categories with a total prize pool of $17,500.

Footscray Art Prize 2019
Entries close Friday March 15, 2019
A biennial visual art prize open to local and national artists for contemporary artworks across multiple disciplines. There are four categories with a total prize pool of $17,500.

The Gallipoli Art Prize 2019
Works to be delivered on March 10, 11, 12 or 13, 2019 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 acquisitive $20,000 Gallipoli Art Prize.
Visit website for details and entry. (02) 9235-1533. info@gallipoli.com.au

Gippsland Sculpture Exhibition 2019
Entries close Friday February 1, 2019.
Calling for exterior and interior sculptures. Exhibition April 6 to June 1, 2019.
Visit website for details and entry submission. (03) 5163-1310.

Glover Prize
Entries close 6pm, 25 January 2019
The John Glover Art Prize is an acquisitive award for the best contemporary landscape painting of Tasmania and offers the winning artist $50,000 plus a bronze maquette of colonial artist John Glover, designed by Peter Corlett and valued at $5,000. All other exhibited entries are eligible for the (non-acquisitive) People’s Choice Award $3,000, the Children’s Choice Award $500 and the Hanger’s Choice Award $500. An exhibition of 40 finalists paintings will be held over the March 2019 long-weekend in the historic Falls Park pavilion in Evandale, a village on the beautiful northern plains of Tasmania.

Kingaroy Sculpture Prize
Entries close Thursday February 28, 2019.
Entries are open for the $10,000 Biennial Kingaroy Sculpture Prize. Exhibition April, 2019 at Kingaroy Regional Art Gallery. Visit website for details and entry.

Muswellbrook Art Prize 2019
Entries close Friday January 18, 2019.
Entries are invited for the 46th acquisitive Muswellbrook Art Prize Categories: painting, works on paper and ceramics. Exhibition of finalists works March 10 to May 5, 2019.
Visit website for details.

Ramsay Art Prize
Entries close 14 December 2018
The Ramsay Art Prize is a $100,000 national acquisitive visual arts award inviting submissions of new work by Australian artists under the age of 40 in any medium; sculpture, painting, drawing, photography, installation, sound, digital and live art. Finalists works will be exhibited in a major exhibition at the Art Gallery of South Australia from 25 May to 25 August 2019. The 2019 award includes a People’s Choice Prize (non-acquisitive) cash prize of $15,000.

Ravenswood Australian Women’s Art Prize 2019
Entries close midday, Wednesday March 20, 2019
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 two categories for works in any medium: Professional Artist $35,000 and the Emerging Artist $5,000.
Finalists exhibition June 1 to 9, 2019 at Ravenswood School for Girls, Sydney. artprize@ravenswood.nsw.edu.au

Rutherglen – Tastes of Art Prize
Entries close Wednesday February 20, 2019.
Arts Rutherglen is calling for entries in painting, photography, printmaking and sculpture.
Total prize pool $7,000. Exhibition March 8 to 11, 2019.
Enter online at www.trybooking.com/ZBVR
Joy 0419-431-268, Irena 0429-401-835.
contactartsruthvae@gmail.com

Tamworth Textile Triennial
Submissions close Sunday February 10, 2019.
Expressions of Interest are now open for Tension[s] 2020: Tamworth Textile Triennial.
Visit website for information and application form.

Telstra National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Awards (NATSIAA)
Entries close Friday 15 March 2019
Entries are now open for the 36th Telstra National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Awards (NATSIAA) 2019. The 2019 award is offering a total of $80,000 in prizes.
Visit website for details.

Toorak Village Sculpture Exhibition
Entries close Friday February 1, 2019.
Accepting submissions of medium sized interior sculptures and larger exterior installations, which have been made in Australia for exhibition May 1 to June 9, 2019.
Prize pool $10,000 in cash prizes plus a $2,500 foundry prize.
Visit website for details.
Director: Tony Fialides 0455-045-545.

Women’s Art Prize Tasmania
Applications close midnight, 14 December 2018
Entries are invited for the 2019 Women’s Art Prize Tasmania. This award aims to inspire, facilitate and celebrate the development of professional and emerging women artists in Tasmania. The prize is open to citizens or those who have held permanent Australian resident status for at least 6 of the last 12 months in Tasmania preceding the entry close date. A total prize pool of $19,500 is on offer. Visit the website for terms and conditions.