Opportunities and awards

Call for artworks from refugee artists, plus winners at National Portrait Gallery, recipients of the Regional Arts Fund and more!
Noel McKenna, ‘William Nuttall with horses in field’, 2023 (detail). Image: Supplied. Painting with soft blues and greens depicting a serene landscape of a couple of horses with one human figure petting the head of a horse.

National Contemporary Art Prize

The National Contemporary Art Prize is an opportunity to show new and innovative work while gaining exposure to an extensive national audience. The Prize has been established to support and showcase Australian artists and celebrate their skill and diversity. It has a prize pool of more than $45,000.
Applications close 30 June; learn more and apply.

Unlock Padlock Icon

Unlock this content?

Access this content and more

Celina Lei is an arts writer and editor at ArtsHub. She acquired her M.A in Art, Law and Business in New York with a B.A. in Art History and Philosophy from the University of Melbourne. She has previously worked across global art hubs in Beijing, Hong Kong and New York in both the commercial art sector and art criticism. She took part in drafting NAVA’s revised Code of Practice - Art Fairs and was the project manager of ArtsHub’s diverse writers initiative, Amplify Collective. Celina is based in Naarm/Melbourne and was most recently engaged in consultation for the Emerging Writers’ Festival and ArtsGen. Instagram @lleizy_