Bayside City Council

Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize, $15,000 Entries now open

Entries now open for one of Victoria's major prizes for painting

Awards & Prizes

Opportunity Details

Closing Date

Feb 11, 2022




Visual Arts

Now in its 7th year, the Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize for painting is calling for entries from Australian artists. Designed to attract both emerging and established artists, the winning work selected by the judging panel is awarded an acquisitive prize of $15,000.

Dr David Sequeira, Director, Margaret Lawrence Gallery, Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne
Bala Starr, Director, La Trobe Art Institute
Joanna Bosse, Curator, Bayside Gallery

Shortlisted works to be exhibited at Bayside Gallery between 6 May – 26 June 2022

For more information and to enter visit

Images: Alec Baker, Ngura (Country) 2019, acrylic on linen, 112 x 198 cm. Winner of the 2021 Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize. Courtesy the artist and Iwantja Arts, Indulkana, SA.
BAAP 1 – 4 Image credit: Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize 2021, installation view.

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