The Aikenhead Centre for Medical Discovery Research Week Art Prize 2016
Highlighting the theme ‘Art in Science, Science in Art’.
Entries close Fri July 15.
Contact Anneliese Milk 0408-549-210 or

Albert Park College Art Show
Submissions open for the 6th annual art show. 2 and 3 dimensional works.
Entries close 5pm, Mon Sept 5.
Exhibition Oct 14 to 16.
Trudy Rice 0410-596-415.
Visit website for more info.

A.M.E. Bale Travelling Scholarship and Art Prize 2016
Entries close Mon Oct 3.
Exhibition Nov 26 to Dec 11 at Glen Eira City Council gallery.
Visit website for details and entry.

ANL Art Prize 2016
Mission to Seafarers, 717 Flinders Street, Docklands, Melbourne VIC 3000.
Acquisition and sale of works.
Entries close Fri Aug 26.
Prize pool of $25,000.

arc Yinnar Drawing Prize
(03) 5163-1310.
Entries close Fri Aug 26.
Exhibition Oct 15 to Nov 26.
Visit website for guidelines and entry form.

Association of Sculptors of Victoria
The Association of Sculptors of Victoria invites entry by emerging sculptors, members and non members with fewer than 10 years’ exhibition experience to enter the Tina Wentcher Medallion and Australian Decorative and Fine Arts Society – Yarra Inc Sculpture Prize.
Entries close 5pm, Fri June 17.
Exhibition Aug 8 to 26.

The Bellarine Print Prize
Tussock Upstairs Gallery, 89 Point Lonsdale Road, Point Lonsdale VIC 3225.
Entries close Thurs June 30.
Exhibition Sept to Oct 23.
Visit website for details.

Black Swan Prize for Portraiture
Artist’s are invited to submit portraits of a well known Australian, an Australian person that the artist admires, or is inspired by, or a self portrait.
Open to all artists across Australia.
Entries close Fri July 22.
Visit website for entry form.

Belle Arti Prize 2016
$5000 National acquisitive prize for 35 x 35cm artworks on Belle Arti linens.
Entries close Mon June 27.
Visit website for details.

Brisbane Art Prize 2016
Entries open $10,000 acquisitive prize.
International, open category.
Exhibition at Judith Wright Centre August 15 to 21.

Bruny Island Art Prize
The 2016 Bruny Island Art Prize will celebrate the theme ‘identity and environment’ and welcomes any painting that relates to this theme, including landscape and portraiture. First Prize $10,000.
Open to any artist who is resident in Australia.
Entries close Mon May 30.
Exhibition Sept 24 to Oct 2.
Visit website for details.

Chapel on Station Gallery – Annual Religious Art Prize
(03) 9890-5810.
Act Justly, Love Mercy, Walk Humbly – 2D and 3D art competition.
Entries close Fri Aug 5.
Exhibition Aug 25 to Sept 7.
Visit website for entry form and details.

The Churchie National Emerging Art Prize
Award for Australian emerging artists. All media.
Entries close May 30.
Exhibition Aug 20 to Nov 13.
Visit website for details.

City of Albany Art Prize 2016
National $25,000 acquisitive prize for contemporary Australian painting.
Entries close 5pm (WST) Mon June 6.
Entry available online.

Contemporary Art Awards 2016
Winners Prize $3000 plus additional prizes for the winners and finalists.
Entries close Mon June 13.
Apply online or through the supplied hardcopy application forms, visit website for details.

Corangamarah Art Prize
Call for entries for the $7,500 acquisitive prize Con.ceit’16.
Entries close Fri June 24.
Exhibition Aug 7 to 28.
Visit website for entry form and guidelines.

Cossack Art Awards 2016
Australia’s most unique regional art prize.
Entries close Tues June 7.
Visit website for details.

Destination Rosebud – Gateway Sculpture Commission
$200,000 Sculpture Commission.
Expressions of interest are invited.
Entries close 3pm, Thurs May 19.
Visit website for details and online submission.

Flanagan Art Prize 2016
Entries close Fri June 17.
Exhibition Aug 19 to 28 at St Patrick’s College, Ballarat.
Visit website for details and entry form.

2016 Geelong contemporary art prize
A $30,000 acquisitive painting prize.
Entries close Fri May 20.
Exhibition of shortlisted works Sept 10 to Nov 13.
Visit website for details and entry.

30th Gold Coast International Ceramic Art Award
(07) 5588-4067.
Calling for contemporary ceramic works from artists living in Australia or overseas.
With one major prize of $10,000 for an overall winner and up to $5,000 for acquisitions, all works become an important addition to Gold Coast City Gallery’s permanent collection.
Entries open online in May.

Immerse exhibition program – 30 exhibitions, 30 days, 30 venues in Knox
Get your artwork into busy public spaces including but not limited to projection, street art, photography, installation, sound art, painting, printmaking, textiles, ceramics, and glass. Win prize money for your exhibition. Work one-on-one with an experienced curator, and be part of one of Australia’s largest art intervention programs.
Applications open 9am May 1 to 5pm June 1.
Visit website to apply.

Incinerator Art Award 2016: Art For Social Change
The Incinerator Art Award is our annual contemporary art prize, open to all visual art forms, with a total non-acquisitive prize pool of $14,000 including: the $10,000 Boathouse Award, $3,000 Incinerator Gallery Award and $1,000 People’s Choice Award.
Applications close Mon July 4.

Inkmasters Cairns – Inkfest 2016
Call for entries from national and international artists.
Entries close Mon May 30.
Exhibition July 29 to Aug 21.
Visit website for details and entry form.

Yvonne Hering, Red House, Sweden Cleo Wilkinson, Becalmed
Left: Yvonne Hering, Red House, Sweden
Right: Cleo Wilkinson, Becalmed

2016 JADA Jacaranda Acquisitive Drawing Award
(02) 6642-3177.
Call for Entries – Grafton Regional Gallery’s 2016 JADA is now open.
Entries close 4pm, Fri Aug 5.
See website for details.

John Leslie Art Prize 2016
(03) 5142-3500.
$20,000 non-aquisitive painting prize.
Entries close Fri July 15.
Visit website for entry details.

Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Photography Award
(07) 5588-4067.
For works in still photographic media by Australian artists living in Australia or overseas produced between September 2014 and April 2016 (18 month period). Awarding $20,000 first prize and up to $5,000 in acquisitions to the Gold Coast City Gallery Collection.
Entries close Tues May 24.

Kilgour Prize 2016
Call for submissions for Newcastle Art Gallery’s Kilgour Prize 2016.
Entries for the Kilgour Prize must be in the form of figure or portrait composition.
Open to all Australian artists. The prize awards $50,000 to the winning entrant and includes an additional $5000 for the People’s Choice Award.
Exhibition of shortlisted works Sept 10 to Nov 20.
Entries close May 6.

Lord Mayor’s Photographic Awards
The Photographic Awards invite Australian photographers and photographic artists to submit original images that represent an expressive, energetic and enthusiastic Brisbane.
Entries close 5pm, Sun May 29.
Visit website for info and entry.

Marie Ellis OAM Prize for Drawing 2016
Entries close June 13.
Finalists exhibition opens Aug 5.
Visit website for terms and conditions, applications and submission.

Meroogal Women’s Art Prize 2016
A regional, non-acquisitive competition and exhibition. It is open to a work using any medium made by a woman 18 years or over, who is a resident of NSW.
Up to two entries are allowed per artist.
Entry fee for one artwork is $30 or $55 for two artworks.
Entries close Fri Aug 12, 5pm.
Exhibition Sept 24, 2016 to Jan 28, 2017.
Visit website for details.

Mosman Art Prize 2016
Annual acquisitive prize for painting.
Entries close Mon Aug 8.
Exhibition Aug 20 to Sept 25.
Visit website for details and entry form.

NAVA – Windmill Trust Scholarship for Regional NSW Artists
(02) 9368-1900.
Established in 1997 in memory of the artist Penny Meagher, the Windmill Trust Scholarship enables artists from regional NSW to be part of the professional art making community. Applicants must be residents of regional NSW and may apply for up to $5,000+GST to assist towards the cost of presenting and exhibiting work, for professional development and education, or to engage in independent artist research or practice.
Applications close Tues May 28.
Visit website for details.

The Neerim District Community Bank Art Prize 2016
Neerim Bower Acquisition 2016 for sculptural pieces reflecting the theme ‘Inspired by Birds’.
Entries close Mon July 31.
Exhibition Oct 14 to Nov 6.

The Paddington Art Prize 2016
A $25,000 acquisitive prize for a painting inspired by the Australian landscape.
Applications close midnight, Sat Sept 10.
Applications on-line.
Visit website for details or call 0418-167-135.

Paul Guest Art Prize 2016
(03) 5434-6088.
Non-acquisitive drawing prize of $12,000.
Entries close 4pm, Fri June 3.
Visit website for details.

Pirtek Still Life Prize
(02) 4861-4093.
Bowral & Ditrict Art Society invites entries for the 2016 Pirtek Still Life Prize at the Bowral Art Gallery.
Entries close Wed July 6.
Visit website for entry form and details.

R & M McGivern Prize
The acquisitive R & M McGivern Prize of $25,000 is awarded every three years for an outstanding, original art work in the medium of oil, acrylic, gouache or watercolour painting.
The theme for 2016 is ‘Text’.
Entries close Tues May 31.
Exhibition Sept 16 to Dec 11.
Visit website for details and entry.

Redland Art Awards 2016
Redland Art Awards is a biennial contemporary painting competition open to all Australian artists.
Entries close Fri Aug 12.
Exhibition Oct 16 to Nov 27.
Phone or visit website for details.

Sawmillers Sculpture Exhibition
Elsa Atkin (02) 9955-5540.
$20,000 prize non acquisitive.
Submissions for medium-sized exterior sculptures and installations.
Entries close Mon May 30.
Exhibition Sept. Visit website for details.

Shirley Hannan National Portrait Award 2016 – Bega Valley Regional Gallery
$50,000 non-acquisitive award for realistic portraiture.
Entries close Fri May 6.
Exhibition June 17 to Aug 20.
Visit website for entry details.

Staedtler Yen Art Award
The Staedtler Yen Art Award is for female artists, age 18-35 years.
Entries close Fri May 20.
Announcement of finalists on Yen website May 27.
Exhibition at Gaffa gallery June 23.
Visit website to enter.

Tesselaar Sculpture Prize 2016
Sculpture among the Tulips
The ninth annual Tesselaar Sculpture Prize for outdoor sculpture.
Applications close Fri July 29.
Guidelines and applications available from the curator Mark Cowie on
or PO Box 1086, Daylesford Vic 3460.

The Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize 2016
(02) 9391-7135.
An international award for an original, freestanding sculpture of up to 80cm in any dimension, prize total $19,000.
Entries close Fri July 1.
Exhibition Oct 15 to 30.
Visit website for entry form and details.

Woollam Constructions Art on Show Awards 2016
Total prize money $11,000.
Winners Prize $3,000 non-acquisitive, plus additional non- acquisitive winners.
Open to all Australian artists.
Entries close Fri May 27.
Entries available online.
Visit website for details or call (07) 4957-3916.

Yarra Valley Arts / Yering Station Sculpture Exhibition & Awards 2016
(03) 9730-0102.
Entries close Mon July 4.
Exhibition Oct 23 to Dec 5.
Visit websites for details and application.