Acquistional Major Prize
all artwork entered into the 2018 City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder Art Prize will be judged in this category

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 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 18 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 that reflects the Gold theme

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

Best Jewellery $1,000
Jewellery showcasing technique and creativity

Best Upcycled $1,000
​Must be original artwork created from reused or recycled materials. Any medium accepted including fashion, art, sculpture, jewellery.

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

More than money

The major award winner will be invited to display a full exhibition in the Goldfields Arts Centre Gallery.

Identified sculptural artists will be commissioned to provide a public art piece on the Goldfields Arts Centre forecourt.

First Nations winning artist and identified street art / abstract artist will be commissioned to assist in urban design of the Kal City Centre transformation.