Exhibitor, 2019 Town of Claremont Art Award
August 31 – September 14
Town of Claremont, 308 Stirling Highway, Claremont
Open Saturday 31st August to Saturday 14th September. 8:30am-5pm Monday to Friday, 11am-3pm Saturday and Sunday
The City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder Art Prize is a popular and esteemed regional art competition that attracts artists from all across Australia. It is a long-standing annual event that has become an important occasion in the Western Australian arts calendar and this year offers prizes totalling more than $37,000. This is an opportunity to recognise, celebrate and embrace our regional creative industries. This year’s Art Prize theme is A Place to Call Home.
The 2019 Art Prize exhibition will open weekdays from 9am to 5pm and weekends from 10am to 3pm from 21 September until 20 October 2019 at the Goldfields Arts Centre.
Finalist, Perth Royal Art Prize 2019
September 24-26 (free) + September 28 – October 5 (entry fee)
The Perth Royal Art Prize exhibition in the Wilkinson Gallery is open for public viewing 24 September – 26 September from 6pm to 8pm (admission free), and during the 2019 Perth Royal Show, Saturday 28 September to Saturday 5 October 2018, from 9am to 8pm. General Show admission prices apply during the 2019 Perth Royal Show.
First Prize: $20,000 (Non-acquisitive)
Highly Commended (Two Prizes) – Each Prize: $1500 Domestic Transport Art Voucher Sponsored by IAS Fine Art Logistics
People’s Choice Award: $500
Check out all finalists here:
Finalist, Castaways Sculpture Awards Exhibition
October 26 – November 3
The City of Rockingham – Local Government’s Castaways Sculpture Awards is Rockingham’s signature arts and culture event, celebrating artistic innovation and environmental awareness. The nine-day outdoor sculptural exhibition will showcase more than 50 sculptural artworks from Western Australian artists created from recycled and repurposed materials at the newly revitalised Rockingham Foreshore.
Running since 2008, the annual exhibition creates opportunities for emerging artists, professional artists, local business and schools to be involved in a large scale community event promoting sustainability alongside arts and culture.
Castaways Sculpture Awards 2019 will comprise three coinciding exhibitions:
• Castaways Sculpture Awards Exhibition at the Rockingham Foreshore
• Schools Exhibition at the Rockingham Foreshore
• Maquette and Small Sculpture Exhibition held at the Rockingham Arts Centre, 11 Kent Street, Rockingham.
The Castaways Sculpture Awards Exhibition has a prize pool available to sculptural artists with $25,500 worth of non-acquisitive prizes available to both professional and emerging artists.
Premiering in 2019, the inaugural Maquette and Small Sculpture Exhibition will coincide with the Castaways Sculpture Awards Exhibition and will be displayed at the Rockingham Arts Centre. Celebrating the beauty and intricacy of small scale three-dimensional artworks created with recycled and repurposed materials, the exhibition welcomes both emerging and professional artists from across Western Australia.
The Maquette and Small Sculpture Exhibition runs from Saturday 26 October–Sunday 3 November 2019 from 9am–5pm daily at the Rockingham Arts Centre.