2017 Prize Categories:
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Best Overall Award $10,000
All artwork entered and exhibited will be judged in this category.
Winners of the 'Best of' awards will have the opportunity to win the Best Overall Award.
The Best Overall Award winner will have the opportunity to faciliate the Artist in Residency Program.
Best Painting in Show $4,000
A painting must be an original work. It may be painted in oil, acrylic, watercolour, pastel or mixed media.
Best Print in Show $4,000
There is no limitation for technique and the competition is open to both traditional contemporary processes or a blending of them. Print includes a
work using any kind of printing process including photography, and digital manipulation of an image. Traditional approaches such as engraving, woodcuts, linocuts, lithographs and screen prints are permitted.
Best 3D in Show $4,000
This category encourages three dimensional arts. Artists and makers working in sculpture, craft or within a three‐dimensional focused practice are invited to enter.
Best Artwork by a Goldfields Artist $4,000
Open to artists currently residing in the Goldfields.
First Nations Art Award $4,000
Open to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander artists.
Emerging Young Artist totalling $2,500
Open to artists 12 -18 years. Divided into 1st, 2nd, 3rd prize.
Peoples Choice $2000
The People’s Choice will be decided by the counting of completed voting forms at the conclusion of the exhibition.
Only one vote per person is
Highly Commended Awards totalling $1000
10 Highly Commended Awards presented with gift Certificates to Black Crow Studios
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