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.


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 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

17/04/2018
The Ravenswood Australian Women’s Art Prize
Professional Artist Prize- Prize Value $35,000. Open to female Australian citizens and permanent residents over 18 years as at 1 February 2018 who identify as professional artists. Emerging Artist Prize- Prize Value: $5,000 .Open to female Australian citizens and permanent residents, over 18 years as at 1 February 2018.

27/04/2018
The KILGOUR PRIZE 2018
The KILGOUR PRIZE is open to all Australians (citizens of Australia or residents for at least twelve months).

08/05/2018
The Derwent Art Prize
A total prize fund of £12,500 will be awarded at the Private View at Mall Galleries, London in 2018. Prizes are as follows: First Prize £6,000 Second Prize £3,000 Third Prize £1,500 People’s Choice Award – Exhibition £750 Young Artist Award – For artists under 25 years £750 Coloured Pencil Award for Excellence – £500

15/05/2018
The Hopper Prize
Total awards: $5,000.00 USD in unrestricted grants for visual artists

18/05/2018
The Hadley’s Art Prize, Hobart
Entries can only be made through the online entry form.

15/06/2018
Image of Pro Hart in his Workshop
The prize showcases work in any media which reflects the spirit and diversity of the Australian Outback.

30/06/2018
Matthew Flinders Art Prize 2018
open competition for all ages, all mediums and all subjects.

01/07/2018
SIR HENRY ROYCE FOUNDATION AUSTRALIA LIONEL GELL ART AWARDS 2018
Painting and Drawing Awards for 2-Dimensional Artworks. THEME –Artworks must depict one or more Rolls-Royce or Bentley motor cars in an Australian, historical or romantic setting.

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