Opportunities and awards

Studios open for applications, plus recipients of glass and craft fellowships, winners at DanceRites, Nature Writing Prize and finalists of the National Photography Prize.
Audio description app to make the arts accessible for blind and low-vision patrons in line for $30,000 entrepreneurial prize. Photo: O&J Wikner Photography. Five figures wearing white in a natural hilly landscape raising their arms in midair.

2024 Brisbane Portrait Prize

With a new home at the State Library of Queensland, the Brisbane Portrait Prize will soon open for entries and invites artists to showcase the unique character of Brisbane City. Any artist with a connection to Brisbane is eligible to enter and, for the first time since its inception, the 2024 Brisbane Portrait Prize exhibition will run for a total of three months.
Entries open 6 December and close May 2024; learn more.

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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. Most recently she took part in drafting NAVA’s revised Code of Practice - Art Fairs. Celina is based in Naarm/Melbourne.