Australian Art

Australian and International Art Prizes

PrizeTypeAcqui
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ValueFee
A.M.E. Bale Travelling Scholarship and Art PrizePaintingN$50,000 - $5,000 - $5,000NoneMORE INFO
Art on the RocksPaintingY $20,000 painting $5000 people’s choice $10000 you $20.00 or $10.00 conc.
Arthur Guy Memorial Painting PrizePaintingY $50,000.00 $30.00
Australian Artist Magazine Art PrizePaintingN $1000, $500, $250 $5.00 per slide
Bega Valley Art AwardsPaintingY $4500 total 1 @ $2500 $10.00
Bellingen Art PrizePaintingN$11,500$30MORE INFO
Berrima District Art Society Painting PrizePaintingN $500.00-$4000.00 $22.00 or $16.50 member
Blackheath Rhododendron Festival Inc. Art ShowPaintingN $4,700.00 total $1000.00, $500.00 $7.00
Blake Prize for Religious ArtPaintingN $10,000.00 $50.00
Bunbury BiennalePaintingY $8,000.00 ?
Burdekin Art Society inc. Art ShowPaintingY $4800.00 total $10.00 &$5.00
Busselton Agricultural ShowPaintingN Trophies and small cash prizes $1.00
Canberra Art PrizePaintingY $2000 1st prize $30.00
Canberra Contemporary Art SpacePaintingN $2,000.00 $45.00
Canning Art AwardPaintingY $4050.00 total $12.00
Capricorn Coast Art FestivalPaintingY $15,000 total $15.00 per painting
Cardinia Yakkerboo Festival Art ShowPaintingN $3,200 total $5.00
Character of Bellingen Art PrizePaintingN $10,000 total 1 @ $5000 $25.00 non members
City of Albany Art PrizePaintingY $11,600 total $11.00
City of Belmont Art Awards & ExhibitionPaintingN $4,000 total $15.00
City of Hobart Art PrizePaintingY $17,000 total 1st $7500 painting $20.00
City of Ryde Art AwardPaintingN Total $4,000. Start form $250.00 $12.00
City of Stirling Art AwardPaintingY $4,500.00 Acquisitive $1,259 Non-Acquisitive $15.00 or $10.00 conc.
City of Wanneroo Art AwardsPaintingY $3000 Acquisitive $11.00
City of Whyalla Art PrizePaintingY $19,000 total $10,000 $8.80
Clemenger Contemporary Art AwardPaintingN $30,000.00 invitation only
Coffs Harbour City Art & Craft ExhibitionPaintingN $12,000 total $10.00-$8.00
Conrad Jupiter’s Gold Coast Art PrizePaintingY $25,000. Award given depends on the value of the $22.00
Coraki Tea Tree Art PrizePaintingN $5000 total $1000 best in show $6.00
Corangamarah Art PrizePaintingY$5000$15MORE INFO
Corinella & District Community Centre Art ShowPaintingY $1,600 total $600.00 1st $3.00
Cossack (Acquisitive) Art WardPaintingY $40,000 total $12.00
Cromwell’s Art PrizePaintingY $50,000 total $45,000 major $45.00
Cross Art PrizePaintingN $1,500.00 $25.00
Currabubula Red Cross Art ExhibitionPaintingY $6500.00 total 1 @ $3000.00 $10.00
Daffodil Day Arts AwardsPaintingY $6,700.00 6 @ $1000.00 $5.00
Dance Latino Fine Arts Competition PaintingPaintingN $2,000.00 $25.00
Darebin-La Trobe Acquisitive Art PrizePaintingY $8000.00 1 @ $1,500 Nil
Downlands College Art ExhibitionPaintingY $5,000.00 Nil
Dromana Art ShowPaintingN $3,300.00 $1,000.00 best $12.00-$7.00
Echuca Moama ArtistsPaintingN $3,000.00 $4.00
Emerald Annual Arts CompetitionPaintingY $6,000 $1,500 AcquisitiveUnknown
Environmental Art AwardPaintingN $1,000.00 $20.00
Ernest Henry memorial Art ContestPaintingY $16,000 total 1st $5,000 $10.00-$8.00
Fisher’s Ghost Art AwardPaintingY $20,000 total $20.00
Fleurieu Peninsular BiennalePaintingY $90,000 1 @ $50,000 4 @ 10,000 $25.00
Gatton Shire Art AwardsPaintingN $4,000.00 $4.40
Geelong Contemporary Art PrizePaintingY $25,000.00 $15.00
Godfest Christian Art PrizePaintingN $3,000 1 @ $2000 $10.00-$5.00
Gold Rush Art CompetitionPaintingY $5,800.00 totalUnknown
Gruner PrizePaintingN $1,000.00 student Nil
Harvest Art AwardPaintingY $3,000.00 Tbc
Hawkesbury Art PrizePaintingN$13,000$35MORE INFO
Heritage City Art FestivalPaintingY $8,500 total Various
Heysen Prize for Australian LandscapesPaintingY $8,500.00 1 @ $6,000 Nil
Hichinbrook Acquisitive Art CompetitionPaintingY $3,750.00 1st $1,500.00 $10.00
Hornsby Art Society Awards & Art ExhibitionPaintingY $10,500.00 total $12.00-$8.00
Hunters Hill Art & Craft ExhibitionPaintingN $5,500.00 total $10.00
Inverell Art PrizePaintingY $8,000.00 1 @ $5,000.00 $10.00
James Farrell Self Portrait AwardPaintingY $3,000.00 $10.00
James Kiwi Watercolour Art prizePaintingN $1,500.00 $10.00
John Fries Award for emerging artistsAll AreasN$10,000'Unknown'MORE INFO
John Leslie Art PrizePaintingN $10,000.00 $25.00
Katanning Art PrizePaintingY $9,300.00 total 1 @ $4,000.00 $8.00
Katherine PrizePaintingY $4,500.00 1 @ 2,500.00 $11.00
Kempsey Shire Art PrizePaintingY Varies annually $15.00
Kenilworth Celebrates: Arts FestivalPaintingN $2,550.00 9 @ $250.00 $7.00
Kernewek Lowender Art PrizePaintingN $3,000.00-$500.00Unknown
Kiama Art Society Annual ExhibitionPaintingY $7,800.00 $10.00
Kimberly Art PrizePaintingY $6950.00 1 @ $3,000.00 $11.00
Kogarah Art PrizePaintingY$8,000 & $2,000 & $2,000$30MORE INFO
Korumburra Rotary Art ShowPaintingY $5,150.00 $5.00
Lane Cove Municipal Art Award ExhibitionPaintingY$7450 total prize.$15MORE INFO
Leaf Art Prize and ExhibitionPaintingN $2,000.00 $3.00
Liverpool City Arts Festival Acquisitive PrizePaintingY $8,000.00 1st $10.00 per art work
Maleny Art Award & ExhibitionPaintingN $13,000.00 total $20.00
Mandorla Art Award for Contemporary Religious ArtPaintingY $11,500.00 studio in Italy or cash $30.00
Martin Hanson Memorial Art Awards & exhibitionPaintingN $14,000 total $3,000.00-$350.00 $11.00
Matthew Flinders Art CompetitionPaintingY $2,500.00 1 @ $900.00 $16.00-$11.00
Meroogal Women’s Arts PrizePaintingN $2750.00 1 @ $2,000 Nil
Metro 5 Art AwardPaintingY $40,000 $1 @ $30,000 Nil
Minnawarra Festival Art AwardPaintingY $11,000 total 1 @ $5,000 $15.00
Mosman Art PrizePaintingY $15,000.00 $33.00
Mount Waverly Art ShowPaintingN $12,000.00 $10.00
Mungindi Art CompetitionPaintingN $5,000 total $2,000 landscape $5.00
Muswellbrook Open Art PrizePaintingY $12,500.00 1st $6,000.00 Tba
Naidoc National Art AwardPaintingY $5,000.00Unknown
Newcastle Art Space Annual Emerging Artist PrizePaintingN $3,500.00 $10.00
Nifsan Gold Coast City Signature Art AwardPaintingY $5,000.00 $15.00
Nillumbik PrizePaintingN $5,000.00-$1,000.00Unknown
North Midland Agricultural Society Art ExhibitionPaintingN $2,600.00 $1750.00 painting $5.00
North Newtown Art ShowPaintingN $500.00 $10.00
North Sydney Art PrizePaintingN $10,000.00 total 1 @ $4,000.00 $15.00
Northam Art PrizePaintingN $5,000.00 $15.00
Parramatta Foundation Week Open Art AwardsPaintingN $7,000.00 $15.00
Perth Royal Show-Open Art ExhibitionPaintingN 1 @ $3,000.00 $15.00-$20.00
Pine Rivers Art AwardsPaintingY $10,000.00 total $15.00
Portia Geach Memorial AwardPaintingY $18,000.00 $15.00
Pride Photo AwardPhotographyNTrip to AmsterdamFree to enterMORE INFO
Queensland FigurativePaintingN1st prize $10,000, 2nd prize $1,000, Vox Pop $500$44MORE INFO
Red Ochre AwardPaintingN $50,000.00 Aboriginal only
Redlands Westpac Art PrizePaintingY1 @ $20,000.00 (Established) 1 @ $5000 (Emerging) $35.00 invitational
Rotary Club of Alexander Easter ShowPaintingN $4,650.00 $2,500.00 acquisitive $4.00
Rotary Club of Cobram Annual Art ShowPaintingN $3,400 total $4.00 per painting
Rotary Club of Portland Annual Art ExhibitionPaintingY $11,000 total $5.00
Rotary Club of Victor Harbour Art ShowPaintingY $34,000 total 1st @ $10,000 $8.00
Royal Melbourne Show Art & Craft CompetitionPaintingN $15,000 total Prizes @$500.00 $8.00-$20.00
Royal Queensland ShowPaintingY $25,000 total Prizes up to $3,000 $8.00-$18.00
RQAS Young Artist AwardPaintingN1st Prize – $1000 cash, $500 vouchers.$33MORE INFO
Sarina Visual Arts CompetitionPaintingY $13,000 total $5.00-$10.00
Sawtell Art Group Annual ExhibitionPaintingN $2,000.00 $5.00-$10.00
Scone Art PrizePaintingN $6,900 totalUnknown
Scope Galleries Art AwardSculptureN$5000'Unknown'MORE INFO
Shell Agricultural Art AwardPaintingN $2,500 total nil
Shire of Mundaring Art AcquisitionPaintingY $5,000.00Unknown
Shoalhaven Art Society Open Art ExhibitionPaintingN $5,000.00Unknown
Singleton Art PrizePaintingY $5,350.00 $5.00
Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital Invitation Art PrizePaintingY $7,500.00 Invitation only
Stanthorpe Arts FestivalPaintingY $40,000 1 @ $20,000 $30.00
Streeton, Roberts & McCubbin AwardPaintingY $3,500.00 $10.00
Sydney Royal Easter Show Art ExhibitionPaintingN $25,000 most @ $1,500 Various
The Alice PrizePaintingY $15,000 plus 4 weeks residency in Alice Springs $25.00
The Alvaro Painting PrizePaintingN $1,500 Ist Prize $500.00 $22.00 or $16.50 members
The Archibald Art PrizePaintingN $35,000.00 $30.00
The Bald Archy PrizePaintingY $5,000.00 $20.00
The Border Art PrizePaintingN $3000.00, $1500.00, $500.00 open $15.50
The John Glover PrizePaintingY $23,000 1 @ $20,000 $33.00
The Outback Open Art PrizePaintingY1st $15,000 (Aq), 2nd $2,500, 3rd $800$35MORE INFO
The Sir John Sulman PrizePaintingN $10,000.00 $30.00
The Wynne PrizePaintingN $15,000.00 $30.00
Thirroul Seaside & Arts FestivalPaintingN $3,500 total 1 @ $1,000 $15.00
Town of Basseden Art ExhibitionPaintingN $2,300 total $16.50
Town of Mosman Park Purchase AwardPaintingY $4,000 total $10.00
Tuggeranong Regional Art PrizePaintingN $2,000 total $15.00
Tumut Art ShowPaintingY $5,500 total 1 @ $2,200 $5.00
Tyres Primary School Arts FestivalPaintingN $3,650.00 $5.50
Wagin Woolorama Art ShowPaintingY $4,550.00 $5.50
Walkom Manning Art PrizePaintingY $10,000 2 @ $5000 $15.00
Warwick Art PrizePaintingY $9,250 $5,000 acq. $27.50
Waterhouse Natural History Art PrizePaintingN $85,000 3 @ $10,000 $30.00
Waverly Art PrizePaintingY $10,500 total $5,000-$500 $25.00
Weston Art ShowPaintingY $5,250 1 @$1,500 $2.00-$6.00
Willoughby City Art PrizePaintingN $13,000 total 1 @ $5,000 $22.00-$16.50
York Art & Craft AwardsPaintingN $7,200 1 @ $1,000 $6.00 per art work




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