2020 Burwood Art Prize – ArtsHub

Entries are now open for the 2020 Burwood Art Prize!

A total prize pool of $8,500 is on offer for artists, including $5,000 for Artwork of the Year, $2,500 for New and Emerging Artist and $1,000 for People’s Choice!

The Burwood Art Prize is aimed at highlighting the strong arts and culture in our area, through the medium of painting entrants are invited to showcase their artistic talents.  

The competition is open to people aged 16 and over and either living, working, studying or have another demonstrated connection to Burwood, Ashfield, Canada Bay or Strathfield Local Government Areas (LGAs).

Submissions must be provided by 5.00pm on Wednesday, 30 September 2020

To enter and for further information please head to Burwood Council website.

The 2020 Burwood Art Prize and all associated activities during the COVID-19 pandemic will be conducted within the NSW Heath guidelines and regulations to ensure the safety of all entrants and the community.


Montaigne to perform live at the Art Gallery of NSW this weekend – NME.com

Montaigne will be live-streaming a performance this coming weekend in the Art Gallery of New South Wales.

The “stripped down” performance will take place on the gallery’s Facebook page on Sunday June 21 from 7:30pm AEST. In a Facebook post, the singer said she will be performing in front of Australian artist Lindy Lee’s 2014 bronze work Cosmos – a life of fire.

hey all, for #makemusicday this year i’ll be doing a live-streamed performance from the @artgalleryofnsw playing a few…

Posted by Montaigne on Thursday, June 11, 2020


“The performance is an exploration of the unique power of art and music to bring people together as we look to the future in a post-pandemic world,” the Facebook event description reads.

The event is organised as part of the Art Gallery of New South Wale’s Together In Art project and coincides with the global Make Music Day. Together In Art has also recorded and published performances from Ngaiire, Delta Goodrem, The Jezabels’ Heather Shannon, Rainbow Chan and L-FRESH THE LION from inside the gallery.

In April, Montaigne was confirmed as the 2021 Australian representative for the Eurovision Song Contest, following the news in March it would not go ahead this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. However, she will not be permitted to perform with her 2020 song, ‘Don’t Break Me’. The 2021 Eurovision Song Contest is scheduled for May in Rotterdam.

Montaigne’s second album, ‘Complex’, was released in August last year.