Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre

2022 Wollumbin Art Award

The Wollumbin Art Award (WAA) is the Gallery’s new biennial $30,000 award open to artists living in the Tweed, Ballina, Byron, Kyogle and Scenic Rim Shires, as well as Lismore…

Visual Artists

Opportunity Details

Closing Date

Jul 17, 2022

Location

Regional New South Wales

Artform

Visual Arts

The Wollumbin Art Award (WAA) is the Gallery’s new biennial $30,000 award open to artists living in the Tweed, Ballina, Byron, Kyogle and Scenic Rim Shires, as well as Lismore and Gold Coast City. The Award, named for the mountain the Gallery overlooks, celebrates the calibre and diversity of artists of the region. There is no theme and artists may submit works in any medium. Entry fee is $35

Prize Categories

Wollumbin Art Award, Winner 

The $15,000 prize includes a two week residency at the Nancy Fairfax Artist in Residence Studio at Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre.

WAA Bundjalung Award

The $10,000 Bundjalung Award for First Nations artists includes an exhibition at Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, and this award is sponsored by the Tweed Regional Gallery Foundation Ltd.

WAA Emerging Artist

The Emerging Artist Award is $5,000.

Key dates

Entries open: Wednesday 27 April 2022

Entries close: 5pm Sunday 17 July 2022

Finalists informed: Monday 8 August 2022

Exhibition dates: Friday 30 September – Sunday 20 November 2022

Enter onlineThe Wollumbin Art Award (WAA) is the Gallery’s new biennial $30,000 award open to artists living in the Tweed, Ballina, Byron, Kyogle and Scenic Rim Shires, as well as Lismore and Gold Coast City. The Award, named for the mountain the Gallery overlooks, celebrates the calibre and diversity of artists of the region. There is no theme and artists may submit works in any medium. Entry fee is $35

Prize Categories

Wollumbin Art Award, Winner 

The $15,000 prize includes a two week residency at the Nancy Fairfax Artist in Residence Studio at Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre.

WAA Bundjalung Award

The $10,000 Bundjalung Award for First Nations artists includes an exhibition at Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, and this award is sponsored by the Tweed Regional Gallery Foundation Ltd.

WAA Emerging Artist

The Emerging Artist Award is $5,000.

Key dates

Entries open: Wednesday 27 April 2022

Entries close: 5pm Sunday 17 July 2022

Finalists informed: Monday 8 August 2022

Exhibition dates: Friday 30 September – Sunday 20 November 2022

Enter online