Northern Beaches Council

Environmental Art & Design Prize

Australia-wide opportunity for artists & designers. Join the conversation around our environment and share innovative ideas.

Awards & Prizes

Opportunity Details

Closing Date

May 11, 2022

Location

Australia

Artform

Design

Artists and designers, Australia-wide, be a part of the conversation around our environment and share your innovative ideas for the future. Open to painting, photography, digital media, ceramics, functional and textile design and more, the Environmental Art & Design Prize is an annual non acquisitive award with nine categories and a prize pool over $40,000.

Entries open 15 March and close 11 May.

The exhibition of finalist works will be displayed at Manly Art Gallery & Museum, Curl Curl Creative Space and Mona Vale Pop Up Gallery from 5 – 28 August 2022. Winners to be awarded by the external judging panel of leading creative practitioners and thinkers.

Learn more & prepare your entry

Images: Sarah Robson, The Unfolding of Reason; and Kai Wasikowski, The Subjunctive Mood #4 on display at Manly Art Gallery & Museum in the 2021 Environmental Art & Design Prize exhibition. All photos by Greg Piper.
– Trudi Nisbet, The dry; Cailtin Lang, Anthropocene; Leanne Thompson, Weaving water; Victoria Keen, Home; Kandos School of Cultural Adaptation, An artist, a farmer and a scientist walk into a bar; Nathalie Hartog-Gautier, X-Delete 7; and Julia Davis & Lisa Jones, Thresholds.
– Ivy Whiteman, Why the Sea is Boiling Hot; Gemma + Richard Rasdall, Table Lamp; Karina Teh, Citrus Prism; Susan Milne, Greg Stonehouse and Justin Martin, Gwabba Maia – Place of Joy on display at  Curl Curl Creative Space in the 2021 Environmental Art & Design Prize exhibition.

Leila Jeffreys, The Wound is the Place Where the Light Enters – Bleeding Heart Dove; Camila De Gregorio, Friends in high places; Pamela Pauline, Biophilia bouquet; David Coburn, Go on…; and James McGrath, Luscus #2 on display at Manly Art Gallery & Museum in the 2021 Environmental Art & Design Prize exhibition.

Max von Appen, 2050 – A perfect summer’s day at Curl Curl Lagoon, 2021; Debbie Symons, Sing, 2021; Helen Earl and Belinda Piggott, Carbon credits, 2021 on display at Manly Art Gallery & Museum in the 2021 Environmental Art & Design Prize exhibition.

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