A National acquisitive landscape prize with $30,000 awarded annually for a painting inspired by the Australian landscape. Plus, six non-acquisitive prizes on offer including the Defiance Gallery Award, which includes an exhibition in Sydney and the Nock Foundation residency in New Zealand.
The Georges River Artist in Residence program offers artists a unique location to explore their artistic practice. Residencies of up to three months are available and include a studio space and accommodation. Australian and international artists are encouraged to apply.
Dobell Drawing Prize #22
CLOSES: 5 OCTOBER
Dobell Drawing Prize #22 is the leading drawing exhibition in Australia and an unparalleled celebration of drawing innovation. Presented by NAS and Sir William Dobell Art Foundation, this biennial, $30,000 acquisitive prize explores the importance of drawing within contemporary practice.
This national acquisitive painting prize is valued at $50,000 with an additional four awards on offer. The 2020 Prize judge is Alexie Glass-Kantor, Executive Director, Artspace, Sydney. Receipting day will be held on Monday 10 August, 8am-7pm.
CLOSES: 31 AUGUST
Entries are now open for the Maritime Art Prize and Exhibition. Artists are invited to respond to the theme ‘The Relationship of Humanity to the Sea’ to compete for a share of $20,000 in prizes.
Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize
CLOSES: 31 JULY
An acquisitive award for an original sculpture of up to 80cm in any dimension, open to all artists both emerging through to established. Prizes across four categories now increased to $29,000 to celebrate 20 years in 2020.
One of Australia’s longest-standing and most prestigious prizes. Encouraging conversation about belief and non-belief, hope, humanity, social justice, religion and spirituality through art. Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre manages this bi-annual event with a prize pool of over $41,000.