Art Award and Exhibition

Art Awards 2021 poster

Art Awards 2021

The 45th annual Art Awards exhibition will take place at Wireless Hill Museum located in beautiful Yagan Mia / Wireless Hill park and will showcase artworks by established and emerging West Australian artists, including local talent living in the City of Melville.

We welcome entries from all Western Australian artists working across all mediums, at any stage of their practice, producing two-dimensional (2D), sculptural (3D) and digital artworks.

Key dates

  • Exhibition opening event: Friday, 22 October
  • Exhibition: Saturday, 23 October to Sunday, 14 November

Public Program

We are excited to introduce the Melville Art Awards 2021 Public Program!

This year the Art Awards exhibition will run for nearly a month. The public program creates opportunities for audiences to connect with our #creativemelville artists. 

We invite you to view the Art Awards exhibition and take part in our public program including art workshops and talks, artists’ professional development opportunities and our family friendly Free Summer Music concert on Saturday, 13 November.

Download the Melville Art Awards public program

To reserve tickets to bookable events please visit our page on EventBrite 


Please sign up to our monthly Arts eNews 

For any further enquiries please email

You can view a virtual tour of the 2020 exhibition here.

  • City of Melville Art Award Winners, 2020City of Melville Art Award Winners, 2020
  • Mayor George Gear with Bethwyn Porter, Winner of the Printmaking Award, 2020Mayor George Gear with Bethwyn Porter, Winner of the Printmaking Award, 2020
  • Artwork Artwork "Black Dog" by Chris Goldberg, Winner of the Sculpture Award 2020
  • Artwork Artwork "Like Smoulder" by Georgia Herbert, Winner of the Highly Commended Award Sculpture, 2020
  • Artist Greg Barr with his artwork Artist Greg Barr with his artwork "Adam Goodes", winner of the Highly Commended Painting Award 2020
  • Artwork Artwork "Wound Up" by Hanae Meyer, Winner of the Mixed Media Award 2020
  • Artwork Artwork "Wattle Be, Will Be" by Joanna Brown, Highly Commended Digital and New Media Award
  • Artwork Artwork "A Gateway to our Past" by Jordan Andreotta, Winner of the Highly Commended Drawing Award
  • Artwork Artwork "The Timekeeper" by Kathy Bierma, Winner of the Watercolour Award 2020
  • Artwork Artwork "Shan Waves to Hoskusai" by Keely McKeown, Winner of the Youth Award 2020
  • Artist Lorraine Defleur with her artwork Artist Lorraine Defleur with her artwork "The River and the Snake" Winner of the Drawing Award 2020
  • Artwork Artwork "Wet Rocks #10" by Sue Cross, Winner of Highly Commended Watercolour Award
  • Artwork Artwork "Luka" by Suzanne Lawson, Winner of the City of Melville Resident's Award 2020

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