Art Award and Exhibition

The City of Melville's Art Awards is a community art award open to emerging and established visual artists working across 2D and 3D mediums. Find out more below.

Art Awards Exhibition 2018

The 2018 Art Awards exhibition has now closed and the winners have been announced.

Important Dates 2019

Information and dates for the 2019 Art Awards will be released in early 2019. 

About The Awards

The 2018 Art Awards saw a total prize pool of $17,000 across the below categories:

  • $5,000 First Prize (Acquisitive)
  • $1,500 each for Painting, Drawing/Print/Mixed Media, Photography and Sculpture categories
  • $1,000 City of Melville Resident
  • $1,000 New! Visions of Melville 
  • $1,000 People’s Choice Award
  • $750 Youth (aged 15 to 18 years)
  • 4 x $500 Judges Highly Commended (Painting, Drawing, Photography, & Sculpture) 
  • 1 x $250 Judges Highly commended (Youth)

Find out more about the winners, including the for the People's Choice Award.

2018 Art Awards

The exhibition will be held from 8 to 16 September 2018 at the City of Melville Civic Centre, with all artworks, except for Youth submissions, are available for sale. This years Awards prize pool is $17,000 across the following categories:

  • $5,000 First Prize (Acquisitive)
  • $1,500 Painting
  • $1,500 Drawing/Print/Mixed Media
  • $1,500 Photography
  • $1,500 Sculpture
  • $1,000 City of Melville Resident
  • $1,000 New! Visions of Melville celebrating the City’s 50th Anniversary
  • $1,000 People’s Choice (awarded at close of exhibition)
  • $750 Youth (aged 15 – 18 years)
  • 4 x $500 Judges Highly Commended (Painting, Drawing, Photography, & Sculpture) Awarded in Garden City Shopping Centre Vouchers
  • 1 x $250 Judges Highly commended (Youth)

Thanks to our sponsors

Thank you to our generous sponsors for their support of our Art Awards.

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