Art Prizes news and call for entries. Over 200 prizes listed so far in 216.

 Art Prizes news for this July 

I've interviewed a growing number of art prizes - here are the most recent.

A large number of art prizes are closing their Call for Entries over the next week, so get your entries in quickly. These prizes include the following:
Woollahra Small Sculpture 01.07.2016
The Singleton Art Prize 01.07.2016
The M Collection Art Award 01.07.2016
Yerring Station 04.07.2016
Incinerator Art Prize 04.07.2016
Pirtek Still Life Prize 06.07.2016
Lynx Prize (international) 06.07.2016
Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship 08.07.2016
Art Gemini Prize (International) 10.07.2016

Our congratulations to recent art prize winners:
Minna Gilligan, winner of the Nillumbik Prize, $5000
Indigo Hanlee, joint winner with Michael Thomas Hill, Chippendale New World Art Prize, $10,000.
Catherine Savage, winner, Stanthorpe Art Festival, $20,000
Jessica Roelofs, winner, Cardwell Art Prize
Julie de Ville, winner, Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize, $30,000
Vittoria Oriana winner of the Kogarah Art Prize, $10,000
Harry Nankin, winner of the SCOPE Galleries Art Award, $5,000
Nancy Kiwat, winner of the Gab Itui Indigenous Art Award, $7,000
Scott Breton, winner of the Lethbridge 10,000, $10,000
Sally Robinson, winner of the Shirley Hannan National Portrait Prize, $50,000

There are still a lot of prizes currently calling for entries - get organised this year and go to our website at to check them out. You can print out the art prizes calendar by downloading the updated Art Prizes Planner. BTW: we currently have 190 prizes listed for 2016 and the number of prizes is growing each day.
If you have any news you'd like to share about your art prize, let us know.
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 Calls for Entries for 07.2016 



The following prizes accept International Entries
Art Workshop Hub
You can promote your workshop on the Artworkshophub site - or think about promoting a few spare spots.
Here's four workshops that I think sounds super -

Urban landscapes with Bernard Ollis in an outdoor workshop in the Rocks (Sydney), organised by Alison Chiam.

Burgundy is a rich cultural hotpot - where you will spend your days with art, food and wine and great company. Check out this tour for 2017 with Gabrielle Jones.

There are some parts of the world that, once visited, get into your heart and won't go. For me, India is such a place

And Jeremy Holton's Thailand Holiday Paintings are on again in 2016, following an amazing uptake in 2015. As Jeremy says, "There are no tourists here and with a maximum of four guests we work out a programme to give you (and your partner) the holiday of a lifetime."

For those of you near Jervis Bay, there is a great workshop on Colour, Space and Story with Andrew Antoniou.

If you organise workshops for artists you can place a promotion for your organisation or promote your workshop with 


 Art Prizes smartphone App 

 For a comprehensive view of prizes calling for entries check out our Art Prizes app which lists the prizes by closing date. Now you can stay on top of forthcoming art prize calls and save your favourites. Click here for the Apple or  Android app. We will soon start work on updating the Android app.
The iPhone app is now available in the AppStore.


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