Art Competitions | Awards

Competitions for Artists

A listing of Art Competitions and Art Awards in closing date order. Calendar for Artists also provides a listing in closing date order of Art Exhibitions, Art Festivals, and Artist Residencies.



25/02/2018
Head On Photo Awards
Photographers of all levels, from emerging to established are welcome to enter the Portrait, Landscape, and Mobile categories.

28/02/2018
Visual Art Open 2018
All artists both UK & International are invited to apply for the Visual Art Open Prize, to win cash prizes of £1,000, plus a solo exhibition, and mentoring package.

01/03/2018
SNAP18
‘SNAP is open theme and anybody who manipulates or captures photographs is welcome to enter. The only requirement is that a camera needs to have been incorporated sometime before the work is submitted. For example, a landscape photographer or portrait photographer to a digital photographer to a mixed media photographer are all acceptable mediums.

02/03/2018
2018 The Calleen Art Award
The Calleen Art Award is open to persons over 18 years, living and professionally based in Australia.

02/03/2018
Hutchins Australian Contemporary Art Prize 2018
The Hutchins Australian Contemporary Art Prize (HACAP) is open to all Australian permanent citizens over 18 years of age. $20,000 First Prize (acquisitive)

05/03/2018
16th SWELL Sculpture Festival
Installation of the work will be from 7am Wednesday 12th September and de-installation will be 7am – 4pm Monday 24th September. Please consider these dates when applying. Artists and their assistants are responsible for installation and de-installation of their work.

05/03/2018
Milburn Art Prize
Prize: AUD 5000.00 All artwork must have been produced within the last 24 months. Size of the work: Work must not exceed 150cm (60") in height or width, with a depth of no more than 10cm and should be easily lifted by two people.

06/03/2018
Artist Opportunity | International Charity Art Exhibition - Twitter Art Exhibit
Artists are invited to donate a postcard of original art for the 2018 Twitter Art Exhibit (TAE18 AUS). The Exhibition will take place at the Strathnairn Arts Gallery, Canberra in April 2018.

08/03/2018
Moonee Valley Art Show
Victoria| Submission fee, payable to Gallery 247 at the time of entering - $5.00 per artwork

09/03/2018
Magenta Artists Art & Photography Show
Open Art and Photography Show open Australia Wide. $9000 in prize money.

12/03/2018
2018 Mandorla Art Award
Entry is open to artists from all over Australia working in a range of mediums.

12/03/2018
HIDDEN: Rookwood Cemetery Sculpture Walk 2018 10th Anniversary
HIDDEN – A Rookwood Sculpture Walk is an outdoor sculpture exhibition that provides artists with the opportunity to showcase their work in Australia’s most historic and culturally significant cemetery.

14/03/2018
2018 The Gallipoli Art Prize
The Gallipoli Art Prize will be awarded to the artist who best depicts the spirit of the Gallipoli Campaign as expressed in the Club’s “Creed”. Each competitor must either have been born in Australia, New Zealand or Turkey or hold Australian, New Zealand or Turkish citizenship.

14/03/2018
YICCA 17/18 - International Contest of Contemporary Art
The competition’s aim is to promote the enrolled artists, giving them chance to join the international market of contemporary art. Internationality and networking make YICCA a huge opportunity for the...

14/03/2018
YICCA Art contest - International competition for artists
Internationality and networking make this art call a huge opportunity for the artists, which can win a cash prize and have the opportunity to exhibit the submitted works in an art gallery of a European city.

15/03/2018
The Nillumbik Prize
Nillumbik Shire Council in association with Montsalvat presents the Nillumbik Prize; A celebration of contemporary works of excellence in any medium by artists with a Nillumbik connection. First prize is $5,000 (non-aquisitive) with...

16/03/2018
David Bryce Rural Art Award
The Award is opened to all Australian residents who live in rural or regional Australia.

30/03/2018
The Fleurieu Biennale Art Prize
The winning artwork will receive AU$25,000.

04/04/2018
Stanthorpe Art Prize
With $40 000 in prizes, including a top prize of $25 000, it is one of the most prestigious art prizes in Australia.

06/04/2018
National Works on Paper
Up to $50,000 Acquisitions and Awards

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