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May 17, 2018

CALL FOR | City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder Art Prize 2016

Thursday, 7 July 2016

Key Dates:

Entries close: Monday 01 August 2016

The City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder Art Prize is a popular and esteemed regional art competition that attracts artists from all over Australia. It is a longstanding annual event that has become an important occasion in the Western Australian arts calendar.


  • Best Overall Award $10,000: All artwork
    entered and exhibited will be judged in this category.

    Winners of the ‘Best of’ awards will have the opportunity to
    win the Best Overall Award.
    The Best Overall
    Award  winner will have the opportunity to faciliate the
    Artist in Residency Program.
  • Best Painting in Show $4,000: A painting
    must be an original work. It may be painted in oil, acrylic,
    watercolour, pastel or mixed media.
  • Best Print in Show $4,000: There is no
    limitation for technique and the competition is open to both
    traditional contemporary processes or a blending of them. Print
    includes a
    work using any kind of printing process
    including photography, and digital manipulation of an image.
    Traditional approaches such as engraving, woodcuts, linocuts,
    lithographs and screen prints are permitted.
  • Best 3D in Show $4,000: This category
    encourages three dimensional arts. Artists and makers working in
    sculpture, craft or within a three‐dimensional focused practice are
    invited to enter.
  • Best Artwork by a Goldfields Artist $4,000:
    Open to artists currently residing in the
  • First Nations Art Award $4,000: Open to
    Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander artists.
  • Emerging Young Artist totalling $2,500: Open
    to artists 12 -18 years. Divided into 1st, 2nd, 3rd
  • Highly Commended Awards totalling $1000: 10
    Highly Commended Awards presented with gift Certificates to Black
    Crow Studios.

For more information on how to enter, please
or contact the events team on (08) 9021



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