Entries for the 2019 Blacktown City Art Prize are now open.
Now in its 24th year, the Blacktown City Art Prize is a highly valued art prize, with cash prizes of $20,000 and acquisitive awards. Local, regional and national artists are invited to submit entries in drawing, painting, sculpture, ceramics and mixed media.
The winner of the Blacktown City Art Prize will receive $15,000. Three supporting prizes will also be awarded:
- Aboriginal Artist Prize ($2,000)
- Local Artist Prize ($2,000)
- People’s Choice Prize ($1,000).
The winners of the Local Artist and Aboriginal Artist prizes will have the opportunity to undertake a 2-month residency in one of Blacktown Arts’ Main Street studios.
Entries close 5pm on Tuesday 8 October 2019
For more information, visit blacktownarts.com.au
Image: Fozia Zahid, Country Out of the Man, 2018. Winner of the Local Artist Prize in the 2018 Blacktown City Art Prize.