William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize | Entries open

$30,000 Cash Prize

The Bowness Photography Prize has become an important survey of contemporary photographic practice and one of the most prestigious prizes in the country, providing Australian artists with the opportunity to exhibit at one of Australia's leading public galleries.

Art Exhibition previously on at Monash Gallery of Art in Melbourne precinct, Victoria, Australia.
From Wednesday 29 May 2019 to Wednesday 10 July 2019

William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize | Entries open image

Published by Monash Gallery of Art on Saturday 15 June 2019.
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Since 2017 the prize has been acquisitive and the $30,000 cash prize awarded to the winner ensures that it continues to provide a significant boost to an artist’s career. The Sotheby’s Australia People’s Choice Award has been doubled this year from $2,500 to $5,000.

Entries open
29 May – 10 July 2019

Entries close 5pm Wednesday 10 July 2019

Finalists announced
9 August 2019

Exhibition dates
5 October – 17 November 2019

Award announcement
10 October 2019