Footscray Art Prize

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Applications close
20 March 2023
Announced
15 July 2023
Prize money
AUD $32,000
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) $20,000

Local Artist Acquisition Prize $10,000

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

Young Artist Prize, Primary school - $500

Young Artist Prize, Secondary school - $500

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

Summary
Application dates
3 October 2022 - 20 March 2023
Exhibition dates
15 July 2023 - 17 September 2023
Finalists notified
19 May 2023
Eligibility
National Entries
Prize frequency
Biennial - Odd Years
Judges
Charlotte Day, Director MUMA; Phuong Ngo, artist and curator; Shonae Hobson Curator, First Nations Art, National Gallery of Victoria.
Prize genre
General
Location
Footscray Community Arts Centre, Footscray, Melbourne.
VIC
Australia
Prizes
AUD $32,000
Fees
$0 - $30
Last updated
25 January 2023
Prior Winners
2021: Lee Harrop - Winner ($10,000)
2019: Megan Evans - Winner ($10,000)
2017: Mumu Mike Williams - Winner ($10,000)