Community Art Awards & Exhibition

Community Art Awards & Exhibition 2018

Saturday 12 May – Friday 22 June 2018

Important Dates

  • Entries open for City of Wanneroo resident artists only: Monday 5 February 2018 at 9am
  • Entries open for all artists who reside in Western Australia: Monday 12 February 2018 at 9am
  • Entries close: When 230 valid entries are received or Friday 6 April 2018 at 4pm (On-line entry form, a digital photo of finished artwork and payment of $25 non-refundable entry fee)
  • Artwork delivery: Wednesday 2 May 2018, 11am to 6pm
  • Exhibition Opening Night: Friday 11 May 2018 (by invitation only)
  • Exhibition open to the public: Saturday 12 May to Friday 22 June 2018 (Open 10 to 4pm Monday to Saturday)
  • Artwork Collection: Saturday 23 June 2018, 11pm to 4pm from Wanneroo Gallery or Monday 25 June 2018, 11am to 6pm from Wanneroo Gallery

Please note the photo of the artwork must be of the completed artwork. Entrants must be 16+

To enter, complete the online form at and download a photo of completed artwork and pay the $25 entry fee online.

Online entry form

Artwork guidelines 

  • All artworks must be a single item and presented to exhibition standard (no diptyph or triptych). 
  • A D-ring and cord hanging assembly is mandatory.
  • 2D works must not exceed 1.5m x 1.5m in any direction including frame. Weight must be 5 kgs or less.
  • Sculptural works must not exceed 12 kgs in weight or 2 cubic metres in size (please discuss installation specifications with the Arts Development Officer prior to entry) 
  • All works entered must be original, less than 12 months old from the closing date, and not previously exhibited.
  • All artists must be 16 years of age or older.


Please note new terms highlighted in yellow

Terms & Conditions 2018 Community Art Awards

Prizes and categories

$16,800 of prize money

  • City of Wanneroo Open Award - $7,500 (acquisitive)
  • Best City of Wanneroo - $2,000
  • Highly Commended City of Wanneroo Resident - $1,000
  • People's Choice - $600
  • Painting - $1,400 winner & $500 highly commended
  • Sculpture - $1,400 winner & $500 highly commended
  • Works on paper - $1,400 winner & $500 highly commended

You must create an account with the City of Wanneroo to access the entry form. The form is open to City of Wanneroo resident artists from 9am Monday 6 February and to all WA resident artists from 9am Monday 13 February.

No entries will be accepted prior to these dates.

For more information or enquiries, contact the Wanneroo Regional Museum on 9405 5920 or email:

Below is a virtual tour of the 2017 Community Art Awards Exhibition

2017 Winners

Click below to view the winners of the 2017 competition.

2017 Winners