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2018 Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize (Expired)

Entries now open for the 2018 Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize

Bayside City Council is now calling for entries from emerging and established artists for the Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize with entries closing 15 February 2018. Now in its fourth year, the Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize has established itself as one of Victoria’s major art prizes for painting.

2018 Prizes

$15,000 Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize
$3,000 Local Art Prize
$1,000 People's Choice Prize

2018 Judges

Charlotte Day, Director, Monash University Museum of Art
Annika Kristensen, Curator, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art
Michael Brennan, Curator, Gallery at Bayside Arts and Cultural Centre

View the Terms and Conditions here to check eligibility

Key Dates

•    Applications close: 5pm, Thursday 15 February 2018
•    Selection notification: By Friday 31 March 2018
•    Work delivery: During gallery hours 8 May – 13 May 2018
•    Announcement & official opening: 6:00 – 8:00pm, Thursday 17 May 2018
•    Finalist exhibition dates: Friday 18 May – Sunday 8 July 2018
•    Work collection: During gallery hours 10 July – 15 July 2018


Tuesday 28 November, 2017
Thursday 15 February, 2018
The Gallery at Bayside Arts and Cultural Centre
Venue Address
Corner of Wilson and Carpenter Streets, Brighton VIC 3186

Victoria, Melbourne

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