Blacktown Arts

Blacktown City Art Prize

The Blacktown City Art Prize is a much loved open-themed award and exhibition which celebrates its 25th year in 2020. Artists across Australia are invited to submit work for the prize, which culminates in an exhibition of the finalists’ work at The Leo Kelly Blacktown Arts Centre.

A total prize pool of $20,000 is on offer across four categories:

  • Blacktown City Art Prize: $15,000
  • Aboriginal Artist Prize: $2,000
  • Local Artist Prize: $2,000
  • People’s Choice Prize: $1,000

The work awarded the Blacktown City Art Prize is acquired for the Blacktown City Art Collection. All other artworks in the exhibition will be available to buy in person or online via the Blacktown Arts website for the duration of the exhibition.

Entries close at 5 pm on Tuesday 6 October 2020.

Click here to learn more.

Image: Tanika Meeks, Sunset Dreaming, Finalist 2019 Blacktown City Art Prize


Friday 28 August, 2020
Tuesday 6 October, 2020
The Leo Kelly Blacktown Arts Centre
Venue Address
78 Flushcombe Rd

National , Blacktown

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