Community Art Awards & Exhibition 2020
The City of Wanneroo Community Art Awards and Exhibition is major feature of the City’s cultural calendar and has been held annually since 2001. The exhibition also provides an opportunity for a range of artists, who reside in Western Australia, to potentially sell their artwork and be eligible to win a prize, from the award pool of $18,700.
This year showcases a new category of Photo, Film and Digital Media.
Call for entries
West Australian artists are invited to enter works from February 2020 and be in the running for $18,700 worth of prizes.
City of Wanneroo resident artists - Monday 3 February 2020 // 9am
All WA resident artists - Monday 10 February 2020 // 9am
Entries will close on Friday 3 April, or at 230 entries being received.
- Works on paper
- Photo, film and digital media
- All works entered must be less than 12 months old from the closing date, not been previously exhibited and must be original.
- Work that is directly copied from sources not generated by the artist is not deemed original.
- Entrants must be 16 years of age or older.
- All artworks must be a single item (not diptych or triptych works) and be presented to exhibition standard.
- Works must not exceed 1.5m x 1.5m (1500mm x 1500mm) in any direction including frame and canvas folds.
- Hanging works must not weigh more than 5kgs.
- Sculpture works should not be over 12kgs or in excess of 2 cubic metres.
- Installation specifications, including artwork requiring electronic mediashould be discussed with the Cultural Exhibitions Curator prior to entry.
- $25 non-refundable fee.
For further information view the Terms and Conditions for the 2020 Art Awards below:
City of Wanneroo Open Award (acquisitive) $7,500
Best City of Wanneroo Resident $2,000
Highly Commended Wanneroo Resident $1,000
Painting overall $1,400
Painting Highly Commended $500
Sculpture overall $1,400
Sculpture Highly Commended $500
Works on Paper
Works on Paper overall $1,400
Works on Paper Highly Commended $500
Photo, Film and Digital media
Photo, Film and Digital media overall $1,400
Photo, Film and Digital media Highly Commended $500
People’s Choice $600
Click below to view the winners of the 2019 competition.
Below is a virtual tour of the 2019 Community Art Awards Exhibition