The Sunshine Coast Art Prize 2017 is a national contemporary acquisitive award presented by Sunshine Coast Council. The Award is open to any artist who is an Australian resident, working in a 2D medium.
Forty finalists will be selected for exhibition at the Caloundra Regional Gallery and the winning work will be added to the Sunshine Coast Art Collection.
Major Prize – $25,000 cash
Sponsored by Audi Centre Sunshine Coast and Sunshine Coast Council
Highly Commended Prize – $5,000 cash
Sponsored by De Deyne Family
People’s Choice Prize – $2,500 cash
Sponsored by Caloundra Chamber of Commerce
Sunshine Coast Art Prize Residency
Presented by Montville Country Cabins and Caloundra Regional Gallery
- Entries open: Wednesday 8 February
- Entries close: Friday 31 March
- Exhibition dates: Thursday 17 August to Sunday 8 October
- Official Opening and winners announced: Thursday 31 August, 6.00 pm
- Exhibition venue: Caloundra Regional Gallery