Whitsundays Art Prize 2022

Open to Australian artists working in any 2D (excluding photographs) and 3D medium which responds to the theme ‘Memories’.

Awards & Prizes

Opportunity Details

Closing Date

Aug 1, 2022

Location

Queensland

Artform

Visual Arts

The Whitsundays Arts Festival is committed to nourishing and encouraging the development of a significant arts culture in the Whitsundays region.

Open to Australian artists working in any 2D (excluding photographs) and 3D medium which responds to the theme ‘Memories’. The Whitsundays Arts Festival Art Prize offers a total prize pool of $11,200.

The call for entries opens on 1 April 2022 and closes on 1 August 2022, 5PM AEST. The artworks selected as finalists will be exhibited at the Elbow Room, Coral Sea Marina Resort from 23 September to 30 September 2022.

The recipients of the awards will be determined by our guest judge Tracy Cooper-Lavery, Director, Gallery & Visual Arts at HOTA Home of the Arts Gold Coast. The major prize-winning artwork will be acquired into the Whitsundays Regional Council Art Collection. Winners will be announced on 23 September 2022.

A People’s Choice prize will also be awarded, as voted by exhibition visitors.

For more information, visit the Whitsundays Arts Festival website

Image: 2021 WINNER – Regional Arts Prize Lisa Ashcroft | Bleached Blue Coral Reef