2013 WA Indigenous Art Awards

Thursday, 18 October 2012

Key Dates:

14 January 2013 (Nominations close)

Nominations are now open for the 2013 WA Indigenous Art Awards.

The WA Indigenous Art Awards were established in 2008 to celebrate the breadth, diversity and excellence of Indigenous Australian art. The national Awards acknowledge the significant and ongoing contribution Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists make to Australian art, culture and society.

The WA Indigenous Art Awards are open to all adult Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists currently living in Australia, working in any theme or media, including (but not restricted to) painting on bark, canvas and paper, prints, sculpture, fibre art, ceramics, glass, photography and digital media.

The Awards are comprised of a group exhibition of outstanding art and three non-acquisitive awards:

  • Western Australian Indigenous Art Award of $50,000 (national)
  • Western Australian Artist Award of $10,000 (for a Western Australian artist)
  • People's Choice Award of $5,000 (most votes from the public)

For further information see the  relevant page of the Art Gallery of Western Australia website, or download a digital nomination package  here.

Further questions on the nomination process can be answered by the Awards Curator on +61 8 9492 6623 or IndigenousArtAward@artgallery.wa.gov.au

 

The Western Australian Indigenous Art Awards is a national award founded in 2008 to celebrate the
breadth, diversity and excellence in art from all corners of Indigenous Australia. The awards
acknowledge the significant and ongoing contribution Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists
make to Australian art, culture and society

 

 

 

 

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