Prize details

About the Sunshine Coast National Art Prize 2024

Prize details
Gerwyn Davies | Mirror (detail) | 2021 | archival pigment print | 90 x 130cm | Winner of Artist Residency 2022
Image courtesy of the artist, Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane and Michael Reid Gallery, Sydney/Berlin

Entries are now closed

Open to Australian contemporary artists working in any 2D medium and in new media, the award offers a prize pool of more than $35,000.

The forty artworks selected as finalists will be exhibited at the Caloundra Regional Gallery from 24 August until 13 October 2024. 

The recipients of the Major prize, Highly Commended and Artist Residency will be determined by our guest judge. The major prizewinning artwork will be acquired into the Sunshine Coast Art Collection. Winners will be announced on 3 October 2024.

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

Key dates and information

  • Entries open: Friday 1 March 2024
  • Entries close: 11.59 Sunday 19 May 2024 AEST
  • Finalists notified by Sunday 9 June 2024
  • Exhibition: 23 August until 13 October 2024 
  • Winners announced: 3 October 2024

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