John Villiers Outback Art Prize

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Applications close
10 January 2022
Announced
24 January 2022
Prize money
AUD $16,000
Location
QLD, Australia
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John Villiers Outback Art Prize
This is a prize for painting, drawing, print and sculpture - but no photography or digital media accepted.  Artworks must correspond to the theme "Outback: A Sense of Place". 
 
The John Villiers Outback Art Prize is an annual art competition open to all Australian artists and presented by the Outback Regional Gallery and the Waltzing Matilda Centre in Winton, Qld. Generously supported by The John Villiers Trust .
 
Prizes:
  • The major prize is acquisitive and is $10,000.
  • Second prize is for $2,000.
  • Third prize is for $500.
  • People's Choice wins  $500.

New Emerging Youth Category for ages 15-26 years

  • Youth First Prize $1500
  • Second Prize $1000
  • Third Prize $500/li>
 
Contact: For more information email karens@matildacentre.com.au or call 07 4657 2625.
Venue:  Outback Regional Art Gallery , Waltzing Matilda Centre  50 Elderslie Street WINTON, QLD, 4735
Summary
Application dates
23 July 2021 - 10 January 2022
Exhibition dates
12 March 2022 - 08 May 2022
Finalists notified
21 January 2022
Eligibility
National Entries
Prize frequency
Annual
Judges
TBA
Prize genre
General
Location
Outback Regional Art Gallery Waltzing Matilda Centre 50 Elderslie Street WINTON, QLD, 4735
QLD
Australia
Prizes
AUD $16,000
Fees
$30 for one entry, $50 for two and $60 for three entries. All works must be for sale. A commission of 25% plus 10% GST on commission, will be retained on any works sold
Last updated
21 July 2021
Prior Winners
2020: Kathy Ellem - Winner ($10,000)
2019: Margaret Campbell - Winner ($10,000)