2019 Award Categories

Acquistional Major Prize

First Nations Art Award $3,500
open to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander artists

Best Artwork by a Kalgoorlie-Boulder Artist $3,500
open to artists currently residing in the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder

 Emerging Young Artist $2,000
open to artists aged 12 to 18 years of age 

Emerging Artist $2,000
open to artists aged 19 to 25 years of age

Best Painting $1,000
a painting in oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel or mixed media

Best Photography $1,000
an original photograph

Best Sculpture (3D)  $1,000
artists working in sculpture or 3 dimensional focused practice

Best Jewellery $1,000
jewellery showcasing technique and creativity

Best Upcycled  Art $1,000
‚Äčan original artwork created from reused or recycled materials 
any medium will be accepted including fashion, art, sculpture, jewellery

People’s Choice Award $1,000
 decided by public vote and announced before the final weekend of the exhibition

The Packers Award $500
this prize is awarded to the best piece as determined by the curators of the exhibition.