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.

Important Dates 2019

The City of Melville's Art Awards are open to all Western Australian emerging and established visual artists working across 2D and 3D mediums. This year's exhibition will be held from Saturday 14 to Sunday 22 September 2019 at the City of Melville Civic Centre.

Entries will open 6 June 2019 and the online link to the entry form will be sent with our June Arts eNews.

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About The 2018 Awards

The exhibition was held from 8 to 16 September 2018 at the City of Melville Civic Centre, with all artworks, except for Youth submissions, available for sale.

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 2018 winners, including the People's Choice Award.

Thanks to our sponsors

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

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