Monday, 20 January 2014

Benella Nude art prize, She, Maldon Portait Prize, Art Oakhill, Swan Hill, Art & Australia/Credit Suisse Private Banking Contemporary Award, Great Southern Art Award, Josephine Ulrick & Win Schubert Photography Award 2014

Benalla Nude Art Prize 2014

Friday 11 April - Friday 27 June 2014

Value $50,000 (non-acquisitive)
Artists are invited to submit works in the Benalla Nude Art Prize 2014. Benalla Nude is an award for a work depicting a naked human figure as subject matter.To be considered for selection, entrants must comply with all entry instructions and conditions.

Key dates

  • Date of work: must be completed in the preceding two years
  • Residency: must be a citizen of Australia or resident with the 12 months preceding the closing date
  • Entry forms available: September 2013
  • Entries open: 9am Monday 13 January 2014 - 5pm Friday 21 February 2014.
  • Artists of selected works notified by Friday 21 March 2014
  • Delivery of selected entries: 9am-4pm, 31 March - 4 April 2014
  • Benalla Nude 2014 winner announced: 10 April
  • Benalla Nude 2014 exhibition: 11 April - Friday 27 June
  • Collection of selected works: 9am - 4pm, 30 June - 4 July

Maldon Portrait Prize 2014 

The Maldon Portrait Prize is an initiative of the Maldon Artists Network (MANet) and major 
sponsorship has been generously provided by the Maldon and District Community Bank. 
MANet is auspiced by the Maldon Neighbourhood Centre which provides a legal structure to 
apply for sponsorship and undertake events and activities. 
Entry form, acceptance of the terms and conditions, digital image and a non-refundable 
entry fee of $25 per work must be completed and paid by the closing date of 3 February 

 Entries close 3 February 2014 
 Artists advised of selection 17 February 2014 
 Delivery of artworks 25 February 2014 12 noon -7pm 
 Opening Night and Prize awards 28 February 2014 
 Collection of artworks 12 March 2014 4pm - 6pm


2014 Aquisitive Art Prize,Theme: Light and Life
$7000 Cash Prize

Art Oakhill is now in its 43rd year and is a premier Art Exhibition and sale in the Hills district.
We are excited to be able to invite you to enter our Art Prize which has been positively adopted.

The Art Prize will run in conjunction with our Annual Exhibition which is to be held on March 21st to March 23rd 2014.The prize for this competition is $7000.

Oakhill College has begun its art collection and already the diversity of works is astounding to all who view them. We look forward to the collection growing each year and becoming a significant asset to the college in years to come. It also reflects Oakhill’s commitment to the arts and it will promote the value of the arts in the community.

Click here to view the terms and conditions - Entries close March 7th 2014.

She 2014

Experienced and emerging female artists are invited to submit work for Walker Street Gallery’s She exhibition in March 2014. Works can be two or three dimensional and created in any medium.

Exhibition prizes
Finalists of She will be exhibited at the Walker Street Gallery and Arts Centre in March 2014.
Two winning artists will also win solo exhibitions for 2015:
• One artist will win an exhibition at our partner gallery, Burrinja Cultural Centre
• One artist will win an exhibition at the Walker Street Gallery
The winning artists will be announced at Walker Street Gallery at the opening event on Saturday 8 March 2014, 2.30pm
Key exhibition dates
• Applications close: Monday 3 February 2014
• Delivery of artworks: Thursday 27 February 2014, 12pm
• Opening event: Saturday 8 March 2014, 2.30pm
• Artwork collection: Tuesday 1 April 2014 and Wednesday 2 April 2014, 10am - 6pm

Swan Hill Print & Drawing Acquisitive Awards 2014

Entries have now opened for the 2014 Print & Drawing awards.
The mission of the Swan Hill Print and Drawing Acquisitive Awards is to promote excellence in Australian prints and drawings; present an exhibition of contemporary Australian prints and drawings, and continue to build a high quality collection for Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery.
Two prizes are awarded, one print and one drawing – value to be determined

Art & Australia/Credit Suisse Private Banking Contemporary Art Award

This prestigious award supports emerging professional artists through publishing an image of the winner's work on the back cover of ARTAND Australia magazine and inside, an article on the winner's practice. One of the four 2014-15 award recipients will have a work acquired for the Art & Australia Emerging Artist Collection. In addition, each of the award recipients will be offered a complimentary full-page advertisement in ARTAND Australia. 
  • Closing date: 7 February 2014
  • Notification: Two months following the closing date
Applications must submitted online by the above due date. Printed applications will not be accepted. 
Four artists will be selected every 12 months using the following selection criteria:
  • artistic merit and well-developed concepts.
  • a well developed artistic practice and vision of a professional career.
Artistic merit will be judged on the basis of work completed to date and the applicant's commitment to furthering his/her career in the visual arts, which will be assessed from information provided in the online application.

Great Southern Art Award

Albany’s cultural calendar has featured a community art award for the past 50 years. During this time the award has been held at several venues, and undergone several name changes, however it is now well established as the Great Southern Art Award.
This award is open to all Great Southern artists. Their artwork is displayed  at the Vancouver Arts Centre over 1 month, including Easter.

Entries  close on  Friday February 7 2014
For more information please contact 
The Vancouver Arts Centre
E-mail Phone: (08) 98419260

2014 Terms and Conditions

Please read carefully before completing the entry form

Great Southern Art award terms and conditions (255KB)Terms and conditons for the 2014 Great Southern Art Award

Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Photography Award

Now established as a key exhibition in the contemporary art calendar, the annual exhibition of selected finalists is a reflection of current national practice in still photography.
Thanks to the assistance of The Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Foundation for the Arts, the winner receives a $20,000 prize and their work is acquired by Gold Coast City Gallery. A further $10,000 is available for additional acquisitions.
The 2014 exhibition will be held 29 March to 25 May, 2014. Entries will open January 2014 and the application form can be downloaded here.

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