Kingston Arts

OptiKA 2024 Photographic Award

OptiKA is a photography award inviting artists of all skill levels and ages to capture and interpret a theme through their lenses.

Art Prize

Opportunity Details

Closing Date

Sep 29, 2024

Location

Victoria

Artform

Visual Arts

Championing expression through photography and celebrating its 15th anniversary, OptiKA is a photography award inviting artists of all skill levels and ages to capture and interpret a theme through their lenses.

The 2024 theme is “Inspiration: What ignites your passion?” Show what drives your creativity and imagination.

This event welcomes photographers of all ages and skill levels from across Victoria, providing a platform to showcase their work and connect with the dynamic photography community in the region. Selected artworks will be showcased at the Kingston Arts Centre for the OptiKA 2024 exhibition, where they will be evaluated by both industry experts and the public.

There is no entry fee for OptiKA 2024.

  • Entries open: Monday 1 July
  • Entries close: Sunday 15 September at 11:59pm
  • Awards ceremony and exhibition opening: Wednesday 9 October at 6pm
  • Exhibition: Wednesday 9 October – Saturday 9 November

PRIZES

  • Open Entry Award: $5,000
  • Open Youth Award (under 16 years): $500
  • Local Entry Award: $2000
  • Local Youth Award (under 16 years): $500
  • People’s Choice Award: $1000