YARP - Victorian Indigenous Art Awards

Victorian Indigenous Art Awards
Prize Pool: $48 000.00

Regularity: Biennially Exhibit Will Tour: - -
Sales Commissions: 10% Date Entry Closed: Nov 26
Date Exhibit: Mar 12 Date Announced: Mar 11
Entry Fee: $0.00 Is Acquisitive: - -
State: VIC

Must be an indigenous resident of Victoriaaged 18 years and over.Maximum 4 entries per artist.


The Victorian Indigenous Art Awards is one of the richest Indigenous art award program in the country.24 artworks were shortlisted across six categories, with a total prize pool of $48,000.Shortlisted works range from oil on canvas to basket weaving, photography, installations and textiles.

Award categories include 

$25,000 Deadly Art Award which cinsists of $20,000 cash and $5000 professional development support.
Highly commended  award, $3000 cash and $2000 professional development support.

$5000 Koorie Heritage Trust Acquisition Award which is open to 2 and 3 dimensional and multimedia works.

$5000 CAL award for works on paper, highly commended $1500

$5000 CAL award for 3D works, highly commended $1500

 See also individual category awards in YARP.

Details correct for 2011 awards. To be next held in 2013.

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