Footscray Art Prize

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Applications close
8 February 2021
Announced
7 May 2021
Prize money
AUD $28,000
Location
VIC, Australia
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Footscray Art Prize

This is a biennial prize held each odd year.

The Footscray Art Prize is a biennial visual art prize for contemporary artworks across multiple platforms and disciplines. It is open for entries nationally and does not have a theme. Established in 2016, it contributes to Footscray's reputation as a thriving cultural hub that supports and fosters the arts, and provides an opportunity to celebrate this artistic vibrancy and creativity. 

Prizes:

The Footscray Art Prize has three categories.

Footscray Art Prize (main) $10,000

Street Art Prize $5,000

Young Artist Prizes $500 for both Primary and Secondary In 2021 Footscray Art Prize entrants may also nominate to enter into two new sub-categories:

Local Artist Acquisition Prize $10,000

Emerging Artist Prize (FCAC Residency) $2,000.

Venue: The exhibition of shortlisted works will be held at Footscray Community Arts Centre.

Summary
Application dates
5 October 2020 - 8 February 2021
Exhibition dates
07 May 2021 - 05 June 2021
Finalists notified
19 March 2021
Eligibility
National Entries
Prize frequency
Biennial - Odd Years
Judges
Myles Russell-Cook: Curator of Indigenous Art at NGV Vicki McInnes: University of Melbourne VCA Kirsty Grant: Former Director and CEO of Heidi Museum of Modern Art Artists Dawn Tan and Rosie Kalina (Young Artists Judges)
Prize genre
General
Location
Footscray Community Arts Centre, Footscray, Melbourne.
VIC
Australia
Prizes
AUD $28,000
Fees
$0 - $30
Last updated
25 September 2020
Prior Winners
2019: Megan Evans - Winner ($10,000)
2017: Mumu Mike Williams - Winner ($10,000)