Still: National Still Life Award

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Applications close
4 June 2023
Announced
7 August 2023
Prize money
AUD $35,000
Location
NSW, Australia
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Still: National Still Life Award

Still: National Still Life Award is coming again in 2023 and will be exhibited in Yarrila Arts and Museum (YAM).

What is STILL: National Still Life Award?

STILL: National Still Life Award is a biennial, acquisitive award for an artwork in the still life genre.

The award takes a fresh and contemporary approach to still life and its themes. Entry is open to all Australian artists. Artworks of all mediums are accepted. STILL: National Still Life Award 2023 has a prize pool of $35,000. The 2023 award is the first to be presented in the new Yarrila Arts and Museum (YAM). YAM will open mid 2023, the STILL exhibition will open 7 October 2023.

How are artworks selected for STILL: National Still Life Award?

Finalists will be selected by a panel which includes: Jo Besley, Senior Curator Yarrila Arts and Museum Ashleigh Frost, Curator Yarrila Arts and Museum Rachel Piercy, Director Manning Regional Art Gallery Lisa Paulsen, Art Collector. Winner will be selected by a guest judge.

Guest judge to be announced soon. Acquisitions from STILL: National Still Life Award 2023 will become part of the Yarrila Arts and Museum permanent collection. Yarrila Arts and Museum is a City of Coffs Harbour Cultural and Community Facility.

Summary
Application dates
20 March 2023 - 4 June 2023
Exhibition dates
7 October 2023 - 3 December 2023
Finalists notified
10 July 2023
Eligibility
National Entries
Prize frequency
Biennial - Odd Years
Judges
TBA
Prize genre
Still Life
Location
Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery, Coffs Harbour NSW
NSW
Australia
Prizes
AUD $35,000
Fees
$35 per entry - maximum of two entries. There is a commission on sales of 33%
Last updated
4 January 2023
Prior Winners
2019: Kelly Austin - Winner ($30,000)