The Banyule Award for Works on Paper is awarded biennially to an outstanding contemporary work on paper. It is an acquisitive prize, with the winning artwork entered into the Banyule Art Collection.
The theme for the 2019 Banyule Award for Works on Paper is 'Threshold'.
The world stands at the threshold of change - for better or worse, it's up to us.
The theme for the award this year calls on artists to submit artworks that express, explore, advocate, or address current social, cultural, political or environmental issues.
TOTAL PRIZE POOL: $13,000
$10,000 - Main Acquisitive Prize
$1,000 - Commendation Prize (non-acquisitive)
$1,000 - People's Choice Award (non-acquisitive)
$1,000 - Youth Prize (for artists aged 16-25)
Entries Open: 1 March - 30 June 2019
Finalists Notified: 22 July 2019
Opening Night and Award Ceremony: 28 August 2019, 6-8pm
Exhibition Dates: 29 August - 19 October 2019
For more information, visit banyule.vic.gov.au