Sunshine Coast Art Prize

The acquisitive Sunshine Coast Art Prize is one of the most dynamic and prestigious visual arts awards in Australia. The diverse range of 40 works by established and emerging artists from across the country will be showcased in an exhibition at Caloundra Regional Gallery from 16 October to 6 December 2020. The exhibition is a reflection of outstanding contemporary 2D arts practice in Australia.

Entries are now closed for the 2020 Sunshine Coast Art Prize. Finalists are currently on exhibition.

The Major Prize of $25,000 is generously funded by Argon Law and Sunshine Coast Council. It is also the primary means for new works to be acquired into the Sunshine Coast Art Collection.

The Highly Commended prize of $5,000 is generously funded by the De Deyne Family.

The People’s Choice prize is $2,500, generously funded by Caloundra Chamber of Commerce.

Coastline BMW support the Sunshine Coast Art Cars, wrapping two BMW vehicles and a motorbike with finalist works and taking art to the streets.

Thanks to Montville Country Cabins for the two week artist residency prize based in the beautiful Sunshine Coast hinterland.

International Art Services (IAS) provide support with the transportation of finalist artworks.