Pamela Pauline | Biophilia Bouquet (detail) | 2021 | solvent pigment print; ed. 7/10 | 84 x 104cm | Image courtesy of the artist
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Prize Details

Open to Australian contemporary artists working in any 2D medium, the award offers a prize pool of more than $30,000. Entries for the 2021 Art Prize have now closed

The forty artworks selected as finalists will be exhibited at the Regional Gallery in Caloundra from 27 August to 10 October 2021.

The recipients of the Major prize, Highly Commended and Artist Residency will be determined by our guest judge Renai Grace, Director/CEO of the Museum of Brisbane. The major prizewinning artwork acquired into the Sunshine Coast Art Collection. Winners announced on 23 September.

A People’s Choice prize will also be awarded, as voted by exhibition visitors. 

Key dates and information

  • Entries open: 9am Monday 22 February 2021 AEST
  • Entries close: 5pm Monday 10 May 2021 AEST
  • Finalists announced: 10am Tuesday 15 June 2021 AEST
  • Exhibition: 27 August to 10 October 2021 
  • Winners announced: 23 September 2021
  • Sunshine Coast Art Prize 2021 Judge – Renai Grace, Director/CEO, Museum of Brisbane

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