prize a: major prize of $15,000 – body of work must comprise of three (3) paintings across two (2) different mediums. judges are looking for competency across multi disciplines and diversity of subject. for example, graeme hildebrand foundation (ghf) values landscape/cityscape, portraiture, still life, nudes/anatomical, abstract or botanical.
painting prize b: $10,000 – open subject painting in oil/acrylic
painting prize c: $7,500 – open subject in watercolour/ink
painting prize d: $7,500 – open subject in mixed media
painting prize e: $5,000 – open subject: drawing
people’s choice: $2,500
commendation prizes of $1,000 may also be awarded.