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The Hylton Mackley AM (Hon) FVAS Artist of the Year Award

A major $12,000 art prize at the Victorian Artists Society supported by Hylton Mackley AM (Hon) FVAS.

Awards & Prizes

Opportunity Details

Closing Date

Apr 24, 2024




Visual Arts

The Victorian Artists Society announces 2024 Major Prize $12,000, the Hylton Mackley AM (Hon) FVAS Artist of the Year Award.

VAS invites new and existing members to enter the VAS Seasonal Select Exhibitions and be eligible for peer selection into this prestigious Artist of the Year Award. 


Artists must be a 2024 VAS Member and exhibit in our 3 seasonal shows to be eligible for peer vote into the Artist of the Year Exhibition. Each seasonal show also has its own $1,000 best in show prize.

Autumn 12-29 April    Winter 19 July-5 August   Spring 6-23 September

Artist of the Year Exhibition 8-25 November

Image credits: Joe Whyte, ‘Found and Lost’, 2024 Artist of the Year Winner