The 2022 A.M.E Bale Travelling Scholarship and Art Prize

Awarded to Australian artists who have demonstrated talent and achievement in traditional styles. This includes realist, figurative and representational styles.

Awards & Prizes

Opportunity Details

Closing Date

Oct 4, 2022




Visual Arts

The A.M.E Bale Travelling Scholarship and Art Prize is intended to encourage, support and advance classical training of emerging artists (in their early to mid-career) at any stage of life, who are pursuing the study and practice of traditional art and who desire to study the works of old masters.

There are three categories for the Art Prize:

  • Major Award for a travelling scholarship – $50,000
  • A.M.E Bale Art Prize in the medium of oils and/or acrylics – $5,000
  • A.M.E Bale Art Prize for works on paper – $5,000

For guidelines and to apply online visit