Awards

Adelaide Park Lands Art Prize
Entries close Friday January 31, 2020
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.

Adelaide Perry Prize for Drawing 2020
Entries close Wednesday January 8, 2020
A $25,000 acquisitive award for Drawing. Exhibition of finalists Feb 28 to March 27, 2020.
Visit the website for details and entry form.
(02) 9704-5693.
AdelaidePerryGallery@plc.nsw.edu.au

41st Alice Prize
Entries close midnight Friday February 7, 2020
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.

Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize
Entries close Friday February 21, 2020
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

Bruny20
Applications close Thursday October 31
Bruny Island Foundation for the Arts Fellowship Program is calling for applications from artists across a variety of disciplines to explore universal environmental themes through a new fellowship program, to take place in 2020. The program is valued at $75,000 and is open visual artists, musicians, writers, performers, film-makers, and inter-disciplinary artists.

The Collie Art Prize
Entries open Thursday 31 October closing 5pm, Friday 3 January, 2020.
The Collie Art Prize is one of rural Australia’s richest art prizes with $50,000 to be awarded for the Acquisitive First Prize. Two $5,000 second prizes, a $4,000 prize for a WA resident artist.  Artists are invited to submit 2D work based on the theme of ‘IDENTITY’.

50² Art Prize 2020
Applications close midnight, Sunday November 24
Brunswick Street Gallery is calling for entries for the 50² Art Prize 2020. $5,000 in prizes, all entries exhibited. For more terms and conditions visit the website, or contact the gallery.
(03) 8596-0173.
info@brunswickstreetgallery.com.au

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

KAAF Art Prize 2019
Entries close Friday October 25
The Korea-Australia Arts Foundation is calling for entries for the 2019 KAAF Art Prize, with a total prize pool of $24,000.

Montalto Sculpture Prize 2020
Entries close Thursday October 31
Call for entries for the $40,000 acquisitive prize for sculpture. Exhibition Feb 23 to Aug 30, 2020.
Download entry form and details from website.  (03) 5989-8412.

North Queensland Ceramic Awards 2020
Entries close Monday April 20, 2020
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.

Ravenswood Australian Women’s Art Prize 2020
Entries close midday (DST Eastern Australia), Wednesday March 18, 2020
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@ravneswood.nsw.edu.au

Rupert Bunny Foundation Visual Arts Fellowship
Entries close Monday October 21
The City of Port Phillip invites applications for this $25,000 award offered in support of professional development and excellence in contemporary visual art. Visit website for entry and details. (03) 9209-6215.

Sculpture at Scenic World 2020
Entries close Monday November 4
Entries are invited for the ninth annual outdoor sculpture exhibition in the ancient Blue Mountains rainforest in 2020. Opportunities for artists include the Major prize of $20,000 and the $5,000 Environmental Award. Visit website for details and entry form. 

Stanthorpe Art Prize 2020
Entries close Monday 16 March 2020
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

The Tom Bass Prize for Figurative Sculpture
Entries close Friday 22 November
Entries are open to professional and non-professional artists aged 16 years and over for figurative sculpture works. Further information and entry via website.

Toorak Village Sculpture Exhibition
Entries close Saturday February 1, 2020
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.

Women’s Art Prize Tasmania
Entries close midnight 31 October 2019
The Women’s Art Prize, Tasmania’s only female art competition is calling for entries from Tasmanian artists of any age identifying as women and working at any stage of their career. Works in any medium are accepted. The prize aims to inspire, facilitate and celebrate the development of professional and emerging women artists in Tasmania. There are three prize categories to be awarded; $15,000 acquisitive prize presented by the Trawalla Foundation, $3,000 Bell Bay Aluminium People’s Choice award and $1,500 Zonta Emerging artist prize. Visit the website for more information, terms & conditions and how to enter.