The Substation Contemporary Art Prize is a national non-acquisitive award established to encourage
innovation in contemporary art practice.
Major Prize: $10,000
People's Choice: $1,000
The Westie: $1,000
The Substation: Exhibition Award
Geraldine Barlow, Senior Curator, MUMA
Rachel Kent, Senior Curator, MCA
Will Foster (The Substation)
Deadline: 24:00 on 16 September 2013
Exhibition dates: 18 October - 17 November 2013
A international $10,000 non-acquisitive award for contemporary visual art presented in Melbourne Australia.
The Substation Contemporary Art Prize is open to
all mediums across the visual arts including, painting, drawing, photography, print, sculpture, installation,
digital and video.
Finalists of the prize will participate in a public exhibition that will inhabit the industrial exhibition spaces
of The Substation, Newport. This prize has a international reach and aims to support and encourage the
presentation of contemporary visual art in Melbourne’s West. The Prize is aimed at emerging,
established and exhibiting artists.
A non-refundable fee is payable for each entry including those not selected for exhibition.
2 entries $55.00
1 entry $33.00
All fees received are applied to fund project expenses.
>Download the application guidelines
>Submit your online application
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