Eligibility for Categories

Total prize money of $40,000 will be awarded at the Stanthorpe Art Prize 2018.

The following prizes will be awarded:

  • $25,000 Stanthorpe Art Festival 2018 Award – First Prize – open to all entries
  • $5000 Significant 2D Award
  • $5000 Significant 3D Award
  • $2000 Emerging Artist Award – An emerging artist is an artist of any age who is at the beginning of their career and who has created a modest independent body of work.
  • $1000 Volunteers Choice Award – This is given to the work selected by secret ballot by the volunteers at the Gallery in the week before the opening night event.
  • $1000 Local Artist Award
  • $500 Youth Award – Artists who are 18 years old or younger as at 4 April 2018 are eligible for the Youth Award.
  • $500 Public Choice Award – This is given to the work selected by secret ballot by the visitors to the gallery during the exhibition and is announced 3 days after the end of the exhibition.

The People’s Choice and the Volunteers’ Choice may be given to the same work or to a work that has won one of the other prizes, apart from this, no work shall be awarded more than one prize.