Exhibitions & Competitions

 Organisation  Description  Closing Dates  Exhibition Dates  Entry Forms
 Watercolour Society of QLD
 Autumn Exhibition 15 March 2017   1-2 April 2017 Entry Form

Conditions of Entry

Framed Works (Guidelines) 

Unframed Works (Guidelines)

Miniature Works (Guidelines)
 Watercolour Society of QLD  Annual Exhibition    1-3 September 2017   to be added

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_2017_Trevor Hamley.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

 Website / Prize  Key Dates  Prize money  Description   Link
 Art Almanac      Exhibition schedule in Brisbane   www.art-almanac.com.au
 Art Prizes      Calendar or Art Prizes   www.art-prizes.com.au
 ArtsFest Kenilworth   October  $9,000   October long weekend    www.kenilwortharts.org.au
 Moreton Bay Region Art Award Close: March $7,500 x2 +$1,000
 Two dimensional works www.moretonbay.qld.gov.au/art-awards/entry/
Milburn Art Prize Close: March $5,000 Two dimensional works  www.brisart.org/index.php/enter
 Brookfield Art Show Close:
 $700  Traditional watercolour framed under glass  www.brookfieldshowground.com.au/art/
Matthew Finders Fine Art Prize
24 June
Any subject and any Medium
 Samford Show  July?  ?  Three watercolour painting categories plus one novice watercolour entry    www.samfordshowsociety.com.au
 Pine River Show Close: July?  ?  Six categories for any medium and one category specifically for watercolour  www.pineriversshow.org.au
 Lethbridge 10000  April-June  $10,000  2D artworks up to 61 cm in height or width  www.brettlethbridge.com/10000/
 Brisbane Rotary Art Spectacular Close:
3 March
15-19 May
 $16,000  Best of show and dedicated watercolour prize  www.rotaryartspectacular.com
 The Elaine Birmingham National Watercolour Prize    $20,000  Watercolour Prize in Landscape Painting to celebrate excellence and innovation in the watercolour medium.  www.berminghamprize.com.au
 Somerset Art SocietyClose: May  $4,000
+ $750 x2
+ $250 x2
+ $500 x2
 Best in show plus painting and works on paper categories.www.sasiart.com.au
EKKA Painting  Close:
31 May
   Traditional Watercolour Prize  www.ekka.com.au/competitions/
 Quota Jimboomba Art Show Close: June
+$50 x2
 Both traditional and modern paintings. www.quotajimboomba.org.au/art-show
 Macgregor Lions Garden City Art Extravaganza Close:
 Sunshine Coast Art Prize  Close:
 Annie Tan Memorial Watercolour Award  Close:
18 July
$2,500   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  flyingarts.org.au/events-and-projects
 Clayton Utz Art Award Close:
 $10,000  Artist must be based in Queensland or have significant affiliation with the state of Queensland.  
 Stanthorpe Art Festival Biennial in even numbered years
Close: June 2017 
 Festival runs for 6 weeks.  http://www.stanthorpeartfestival.com.au

 Interstate  Key Dates  Prize money  Description  Link
 Bay of Fires Art Prize (TAS) Close: April $20,000
 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/
 Archibald Prize (NSW)  Close: 
 $100,000  Portrait  www.artgallery.nsw.gov.au/prizes/archibald/
 Wynne Prize (NSW)   $50,000 +$5,000 +$1,000   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. 
 Camberwell Art Show (VIC) Close: June  $25,000
+ 2x $5,000
 A range of categories with a dedicated watercolour prize.  www.camberwellrotaryartshow.org.au 
 Black Swan Prize (WA) Close: July  $50,000
 Portrait  www.blackswanprize.com.au
 Doug Moran Prize (WA) Close: August   $150,000
+$1,000 for all finalists
 Portrait prize, open to all Australian artists. Acquisitive.  www.moranprizes.com.au
 Muswellbrook Art Prize (NSW)   Biennial in odd numbered years
Close: 27 January
 $50,000 +10,000  Dedicated works on paper prize  www.muswellbrook.nsw.gov.au/muswellbrook-art-prize 
Wollongong Art Gallery Contemporary Watercolour Prize (NSW) Biennial in even numbered years
 $10,000  Open to all Australian artists. Acquisitive.   www.wollongongartgallery.com