Art Award and Exhibition

2018 Art Awards entries and prize information

Entries for the 2018 Art Awards open on Monday, 10 June 2018 and close on Friday, 6 July 2018 (or after the first 250 entries have been received, whichever occurs first). The Art Awards exhibition will be open from Saturday, 8 September to Sunday, 16 September 2018. 

This year’s exhibition will showcase 250 artworks from emerging and established visual artists. Prizes will be awarded to outstanding works across these categories:

  • $5,000 First Prize (Acquisitive)
  • $1,500 Painting
  • $1,500 Drawing
  • $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)
  • $500 Youth (aged 15 – 18 years)
  • 4 x $500 Judges Highly Commended (Painting, Drawing, Photography, & Sculpture)
  • 1 x $250 Judges Highly commended (Youth)

All artworks, except for the Youth entries, will be for sale.

2018 Art Awards Exhibition details

  • Exhibition dates: Saturday, 8 September to Sunday, 16 September 2018.
  • Opening hours: Monday to Saturday: 10.00am to 4.00pm, Sundays: 10.00am to 2.00pm
  • Venue: Second Floor, City of Melville Civic Centre, 10 Almondbury Road, Booragoon.

Buskers and live painting demonstrations will also take place over the exhibition weekends.

Don’t forget to vote for your favourite artwork in the People’s Choice Award. Pick up your slip at the exhibition foyer.

Thank you to our valued sponsors

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