Exhibitions & Competitions

 Organisation  Description  Closing Dates  Exhibition Dates  Entry Forms


 Watercolour Society of QLD  Annual Exhibition 15 August 2018   31 August -02 September 2018   Entry Form


Conditions of Entry
(includes Appendices for framing, unframed works and miniature works)











Downloading your Entry Form:
Click on the <Entry Forms> link in the right most column in the table above. 
The form will automatically download onto your computer. 
Once you locate the downloaded file, save it with your name in the filename <Exhibition Entry Form>_<Year>_<Your Name>.docx. Eg. <Exhibition Entry Form_2018_Jenny Loveday.docx>.
If you cannot find your file, search for Exhibition Entry Form. 
Please also download the Conditions of Entry; Guidelines for Framing, Guidelines for Unframed Works and size Guidelines for the Miniature Works. 

Filling out your Entry Form:
The document is a Fillable Form to make it easier for artists to fill out the form and so that it is a more efficient process for the organisers. 
The areas that can be typed are highlighted in white. 
The areas that will automatically be filled out are highlighted in yellow. 
There are also tick boxes for the type of card and Roster Duty. Hover over the square with the mouse and click to select and click again to deselect. 
Please do not hesitate to contact the WSQ if you require assistance in entering the exhibitions. 

Other Exhibitions & Competitions
(Exhibitions and Competitions updated continuously)

 

 

Register Date

Prize

Organiser

Details

 

Jan 2018

$34,400

Rotary Club of Victor Harbor Art Show

Entries from Oct 2017 thru to Nov 2017)

http://www.victorharborartshow.com.au/

 

 

Biennial in even numbered years
 Close: 
19 Jan 2018

$50,000 + $10,000

Muswellbrook Art Prize (NSW)

www.muswellbrook.nsw.gov.au/muswellbrook-art-prize 

 

Jan 2018

$1,500 Best Exhibit

$500 + $250 voucher
(watercolour)

Mornington Art Exhibition

Exhibition Opening: Friday January 19 2018

Exhibition Closing:     Friday January 26 2018

Artist Entries Submissions Gallery 247:   Wednesday November 1 2017 

Artist Entries Closing:     Friday December 15 2017

Successful Artists Notified:   Thursday January 4 2018

Artist Deliveries:     Monday  January 15 2018-(Mornington Community Theatre) 

Gala Opening Night:  Thursday January 18 2018

Pick Up Artwork:     Saturday January 27 2018

 

 

Feb 2018

$50,000

Art Gallery NSW

Wynne Prize

Awarded for the best landscape painting of Australian scenery in oils or watercolours or for the best example of figure sculpture by Australian artists. Dedicated Trustees' Watercolour Prize.

John & Elizabeth Newham Pring Memorial Prize - which may be awarded to the best watercolour by a woman artist. 

Date of work: must be completed 13 April 2017 – 13 April 2018

Eligibility period: resident in Australia 13 April 2017 – 13 April 2018

Delivery of entries: 8am-4pm, 9-13 April 2018

https://www.artgallery.nsw.gov.au/prizes/wynne/enter/

 

 

Feb 2018

$1,000

Aspire Gallery “Petitte Pieces”

 

 

Feb 2018

$25,000

$5,000

$2,500

+ Residency

Sunshine Coast Art Prize

Applications open on Wednesday 8 February 2017 and must be submitted by Friday 31 March 2017, 5.00 pm ETA (non daylight savings).

https://gallery.sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au/Art-Prizes/Sunshine-Coast-Art-Prize/Conditions-of-Entry

 

 

Feb 2018

 

$40,000

Art Gallery NSW

Sir John Sulman Prize

Date of work: must be completed 13 April 2016 – 13 April 2018

Eligibility period: resident in Australia 13 April 2013 – 13 April 2018
Delivery of entries: 8am-4pm, 9-13 April 2018

https://www.artgallery.nsw.gov.au/prizes/sulman/enter/

 

 

Mar 2018

$7,500

Moreton Bay Regional Art Awards

Entry registrations close 11.59pm, 1 March 2018.

https://www.moretonbay.qld.gov.au/art-awards/entry/

 

 

Mar 2018

$5,000

Milburn Art Prize

The prize for a 2D work is open to all artists in South East Queensland (south of Bundaberg Shire) and Northern NSW (north of Clarence Valley Shire), with the exception of employees of Brisbane Institute of Art.

https://brisart.org/index.php/enter

 

 

Apr 2018

$700?

Brookfield Art Show

The Art Show is a prestigious art Show and rates as one of the best in Brisbane. Traditional watercolour under glass.

http://www.brookfieldshowground.com.au/show-competitions/art/

 

 

Feb 2018

$25,000

$5,000

$2,500

+ Residency

Sunshine Coast Art Prize

Applications open on Wednesday 8 February 2017 and must be submitted by Friday 31 March 2017, 5.00 pm ETA (non daylight savings).

https://gallery.sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au/Art-Prizes/Sunshine-Coast-Art-Prize/Conditions-of-Entry

 

 

Apr 2018

$20,000
+$1,000

Bay of Fires Art Prize (TAS)

Open to all Australian and International artists. Acquisitive. In addition to the key prize, there is a prize for People's Choice and and Encouragement Award for $500 in art materials. 

www.bayoffiresartprize.com.au/

 

04 Apr 2018

$25,000

$5,000

$5,000

$1,000

Stanthorpe Art Prize

Festival runs for 6 weeks.

http://www.stanthorpeartprize.org.au/

 

 

May 2018

$10,000

$1,000

$1,000

Brisbane Rotary Art Spectacular

Friday 2 February 2018 – Exhibitor entries open

Friday 23 March 2018 – Exhibitor entries close

Friday 6 April 2018 – Exhibition Finalists announced

Saturday 12 May 2018  – Exhibition finalists to deliver artwork to Central Plaza One Loading Dock

Monday 14 May 2018 – Exhibition commences | Exhibition Open Night  – Prize Winners announced

Friday 18 May 2018  – Exhibition close | Sold artworks wrapped for collection 19 May 2018

Saturday 19 May 2018 – Exhibition finalists to collect unsold artworks from Central Plaza One Loading Dock

https://rotaryartspectacular.com/newsite/

 

 

May 2018

$4,000

+$750 X2

+$750 X2

+$750 X2

 

Somerset Art Society

https://www.sasiart.com.au/

 

 

May 2018

Traditional Watercolour Prize

EKKA

 

https://www.ekka.com.au/competitions/categories/fine-arts

 

 

Biennial in odd numbered years
 Close: 
June

$10,000

Wollongong Art Gallery Contemporary Watercolour Prize (NSW)

Open to all Australian artists. Acquisitive. www.wollongongartgallery.com

 

Jun 2018

$25,000
+ 2x $5,000
etc

 Camberwell Art Show (VIC)

A range of categories with a dedicated watercolour prize.  www.camberwellrotaryartshow.org.au 

 

Jun 2018

$300

$100

2X $50

Quota Jimboomba Art Show

https://www.quotajimboomba.org.au/art-show

 

 

Jun 2018

$10,000

Lethbridge 10000

The Lethbridge Gallery has established a strong reputation for exhibiting works demonstrating exceptional detail and creativity. With the intention of fostering the next generation of artists, Lethbridge Gallery initiated the Lethbridge 10000.

Entries Close                    1 June 2018

Finalists announced     18 June 2018

Exhibition dates            12 July 2018 - 22 July 2018

Winner announced      14 July 2018

https://www.brettlethbridge.com/10000/10000.php

 

 

Jun 2018

 $100,000

Archibald Prize (NSW)

 www.artgallery.nsw.gov.au/prizes/archibald/

 

Jun 2018

 

McGregor Lions Garden City Art Extravaganza

http://brisbanemacgregor.qld.lions.org.au/

 

 

Jun 2018

$5,000

Matthew Finders Fine Art Prize

https://www.bribieartscentre.com.au/matthew-flinders-art-prize

 

 


 

Jul 2018

Prizes

THECA Art Show

http://www.theca.asn.au/

 

 

Jul 2018

$25,000

$5,000 X2

Camberwell Art Show (VIC)

 

http://camberwellrotaryartshow.org.au/

 

 

Jul 2018

$10,000

Annie Tan Memorial Watercolour Award

For watercolour artists who have not previously won a major State or National art prize or award and do not have current gallery or agent representation

https://flyingarts.org.au/events-and-projects/queensland-regional-art-awards/

 

 

July 

$50,000 + $10,000

Black Swan Prize (WA)

 www.blackswanprize.com.au

 

July 2018

Prizes

Samford Show

http://www.samfordshowsociety.com.au/competitions/

 

 

Aug 2018

Prizes

Pine Rivers Show

Six categories for any medium and one category specifically for watercolour

https://pineriversshow.org.au/

 

 

Sep 2018

$10,000

Clayton Utz Art Award

(dates to be determined)

Entries Close                   18 August 2017

Finalists announced         4 September 2017

Exhibition dates               2 October 2017 - 14 September 2018

Winner announced       10 October 2017

http://claytonutzartaward.com.au/award/

 

 

Check website

$150,000
+$1,000 for all finalists

Doug Moran Prize (WA)

www.moranprizes.com.au

 

Annual

$20,000

The Elaine Birmingham National Watercolour Prize

Watercolour Prize in Landscape Painting to celebrate excellence and innovation in the watercolour medium.

www.berminghamprize.com.au