Art on Show

Call for Artists: Art on Show Awards 2022

The Mackay Show Association is proud to introduce the Art on Show Awards, non-acquisitive art competition and exhibition. The prestigious Art on Show Awards event was established by the Mackay…

Visual Artists

Opportunity Details

Closing Date

Jun 24, 2022

Location

Australia

Artform

Visual Arts

The Mackay Show Association is proud to introduce the Art on Show Awards, non-acquisitive art competition and exhibition. The prestigious Art on Show Awards event was established by the Mackay Show Association in 2006, and now celebrates sixteen years of competition and Arts excellence. From humble beginnings in 2006 this event has matured into one of Queensland’s prominent high profile arts events, previously held in conjunction with the annual Mackay Regional Show.  2022 presented as a stand-alone cultural event, with entries received from renowned and up and coming artists Australis wide.

Previously judged by: Directors from our regional gallery Artspace Mackay, and New England Regional Art Museum, curators from the Queensland Art Gallery, Art Gallery of New South Wales, acclaimed Australian artists, G.W Bot, Joe Furlonger, Ron McBurnie, Rona Green and David Fairburn.

The diverse  exhibition is open to the public for viewing and purchasing high quality works. An impressive showcase of our local artistic talent and interstate work during the four days of Art on Show event..

Total Prize Money 2022: $11,000

2022 Guest Judge:

Will be announced Friday 25 March

Key Dates 2022:

Entries Open including Online Entries: Friday 25 March

Entry form/fees close (Online or hard copy): Friday 24 June by 12.00 noon

Delivery of works: Friday 29 July by 10.00am to 4.00pm, Upper Level, 500 Pavilion, Mackay Showgrounds (Entrance via Milton Street)

Judging: Thursday 4 August

Presentation of Awards & Exhibition opening: Friday 5 August 2022 Commencing 6.30pm

2022 Ticketed event. AOS Tickets available online – 5 July artonshow@mackayshow.com.au

Exhibition Opening Hours (Free Entry): 
Friday: 5 August 6.30pm – 8.00pm
Saturday: 6 August 10.00am – 4.00pm
Sunday: 7 August 10.00am – 4.00pm
Monday: 8 August 10.00am 3.00pm

Exhibition Close: Monday 8 August 3.00pm

Collection of Work: Tuesday 9 August 9.00am – 5.00pm

All works are available for sale. Please contact Melissa Broadhurst on 0408 074 283 for all enquiries.

ENTRY FORM:

  • A PDF version of the 2022 entry form with labels,  available to download here on Friday 25 March.

For more information visit Art on Show