Awards

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

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

Bowral Sculpture Prize 2019
Entries close 4pm, Wednesday February 20, 2019
office@bdasgallery.com
The Bowral & District Art Society invites artists to enter the 2019 Bowral Sculpture Prize. Exhibition March 9 to 24. Visit website for entry form and details.

Burwood Art Prize
Entries close 5pm, Friday March 29, 2019.
Entries are now open for the 2019 Burwood Art Prize with a total prize pool of $8,500 on offer for artists aged 16 years and over (as at 29 March 2019) who live, work, study or have a demonstrated connection to Burwood, Canada Bay or Strathfield Local Government Areas. Categories include Artist of the Year ($5,000 acquisitive), New and Emerging Artist ($2,500 acquisitive), and People’s Choice ($1,000).
Entries must be in the form of a painting.
Visit website for details and entry arts@burwood.nsw.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.

City of Rockingham Art Awards
Entries close 4pm Friday February 22, 2019
Entries for the 2019 City of Rockingham Art Awards are now open, with a total of $20,000 in acquisitive and non-acquisitive prizes available to emerging and established artists. In 2019, artists are invited to respond to the theme ‘Space’ to inform and inspire artworks. Open to all artists, the Art Awards offer seven categories including Open, Emerging, Heritage, Indigenous, Local Resident, and Youth, with a new 3D category being introduced in 2019. Selected artwork will be exhibited at the Gary Holland Community Centre and Rockingham Arts Centre from Sat 4 May to Sun 19 May. For full details and conditions of entry, please visit the City of Rockingham’s website rockingham.wa.gov.au/artawards

Deakin University Contemporary Small Sculpture Award
Entries close 22 March 2019
Celebrating its tenth anniversary, this annual acquisitive award and exhibition for sculpture is calling for entries. One outstanding work will be awarded $10,000 with the winning work to become part of the Deakin University Art Collection. An exhibition of short-listed works will be on show from 29 May to 12 July.

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.

Hadley’s Art Prize
Entries close Friday April 5, 2019
$100,000 Australian landscape art prize for 2D works
Enter online at www.hadleysartprize.com.au
Winner announced 19 July 2019.
Finalists’ exhibition held at Hadley’s Orient Hotel in Hobart, Tasmania.

HIDDEN: Rookwood Sculptures 2019
Entries close Monday 25 March.
Free entry Are you an artist interested in exhibiting in Rookwood HIDDEN Sculptures 2019? We are offering $500 to help you create or share your created work during HIDDEN 2019.
Follow the link for more information or to apply www.hiddeninrookwood.com.au/call-for-artists

The Kenneth Jack Memorial Drawing Prize
Entries close Sunday March 17, 2019
Entries are invited in pencil, pen, charcoal and scratchboard categories in the realist art genre. More than $1,500 total worth of in-kind prizes. Exhibition dates March 22 to April 18.
Visit website for entry form and criteria, or email office@agra.org.au

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.

Marie Ellis OAM Prize for Drawing 2019
Entries open Monday March 4 to Monday June 10, 2019
All artists living and working in Australia are invited to submit entries for the 2019 prize. Acquisitive major prize $4,000. Finalists exhibition opens Aug 2. Visit website for terms and conditions, applications and submission.

Nillumbik Prize Contemporary Art 2019
Entries close Friday April 12, 2019
Call for entries responding to place and space. A $20,000 acquisitive prize open to emerging and established artists nationally, working in any medium. Visit website for details.

Norma Bull Portraiture Scholarship 2019
Entries close Wednesday May 1, 2019
The Victorian Artists’ Society is calling for entries from students working in the field of ‘Naturalistic Portraiture’ for the $5,000 biennial acquisitive art prize. Students must either be enrolled in an art course in a Tertiary Institute or a course of studies with an art school or qualified teachers recognised by the Trustee. Download entry form from website.

NTU Global Digital Art Prize
Entries close Friday February 15, 2019
The NTU Global Digital Art Prize (NTU GDAP) is organised by the NTU Institute of Science and Technology for Humanity (NISTH) and the School of Art, Design and Media. The theme of the inaugural NTU GDAP is ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’. The competition is free to enter and open to international artists and local (Singapore) students.

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

Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2019
Entries open Monday February 11 to Monday April 15, 2019
Calling for submissions for the 23rd annual Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2019.
For more information email info@sculpturebythesea.com

Sculpture in the Valley
Entries close Monday March 25, 2019
Submissions from artists and sculptors are open for the Sculpture in the Valley exhibition 3 to 5 May, at Cedar Grove, Kangaroo Valley NSW. Total prize money of $30,000. Full details and entry forms available on the website. Any questions, please contact sculptureinthevalley@outlook.com

Sculpture on the Farm
EOI’s are open Friday March 1 to Monday May 20, 2019
Expressions of interest are open for the Sculpture on the Farm prize and exhibition at ‘Fosterton’ in Dungog on the October long weekend Oct 4 to 7. Seeking monumental works suitable for the paddocks, as well as smaller garden works and indoor artworks for display in the Main House Gallery and Tractor Shed. Terms and conditions and entry forms available on website.

STILL National Still Life Award 2019
Entries open Monday February 11 to Monday June 10, 2019
Entries are open for works in all mediums for this biennial acquisitive still life award, with over $20,000 in prize money to be awarded. Finalist exhibition is on from Sept 20 to Nov 16 at Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery. Details and entry form online.

Telstra National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Awards (NATSIAA)
Entries close Friday March 15, 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
Extended deadline: entries close Sunday February 10, 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. A prize of $10,000 will be awarded to the best judged sculpture in the exhibition, and three more awards will be offered, giving away prizes with a total value of $16,500 ($10,000, $2,500, $1,500 + a $2,500 Meridian Foundry prize).
Visit website for details.
Director: Tony Fialides 0455-045-545.

Yarra Glen Art Show
Entries close Tuesday February 5, 2019
Call for Entries are open for the The Yarra Glen Art Show taking place March 9 to 11. This biennial exhibition showcases the rich diversity of artistic practices across the Yarra Glen region. Artworks include painting, photography, sculpture, textiles and metal works, capturing styles from realist to impressionist and contemporary abstract to traditional landscape. Visit the website for more information, prizes and to entry.