2016 Geelong contemporary art prize

Entries are now invited for the Geelong contemporary art prize 2016—the Gallery’s biennial $30,000 acquisitive award for contemporary painting. The nationally significant prize is sponsored by the Dimmick Charitable Trust.

Art Opportunity previously on at Geelong Gallery in Victoria, Australia.
From Wednesday 02 March 2016 to Friday 20 May 2016

2016 Geelong contemporary art prize image

Published by Geelong Gallery on Wednesday 02 March 2016.
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The 2016 Geelong contemporary art prize is a signature event that assists with the development of the Gallery’s collection while fostering Australian artists and contemporary painting practice in general.

Important Dates
Entries close
Friday 20 May (5.00 pm)

Judging Early June

Notification of selection
From Monday 6 July

Selected entries to be delivered to the Gallery
From Monday 27 to Friday 31 July
(between 10.00 am and 4.00 pm)

Official opening
Friday 21 August

Exhibition dates
22 August to 22 November

Collection of non-acquired works
From Tuesday 24 to Thursday 26 November
(between 10.00 am and 4.00 pm)

Uncollected works returned
From Friday 27 November

How to enter
-Read the Conditions of entry and ensure all eligibility requirements are met
-Complete the Entry form below
-Upload digital image
-Submit payment of $40.00 (incl. GST) per work (one print only)
-Once processed, acknowledgement of entry and receipt of payment will be sent to entrants