YARP - Fleurieu Art Prize

Fleurieu Art Prize
Prize Pool: $50 000.00

Regularity: Biennially Exhibit Will Tour: Yes
Sales Commissions: 35% Date Entry Closed: Aug 5
Date Exhibit: Nov 4 Date Announced: Nov 12
Entry Fee: $45.00 Is Acquisitive: Yes
State: SA

Entries must be original painting works completed by the entrant.One entry per artist per category.Artworks must not exceed 2m x 2m.All artworks enter


Finalists exhibited during the Main Event in November 2011.

The Main art prize event will follow the format of previous events with five prizes on offer;

- The Fleurieu Art Prize, valued at $50,000, for landscape painting. This celebrates the enduring importance and the contemporary significance of landscape painting.

- The Fleurieu Vistas Prize, acquisitive prize valued at $10,000 for landscape painting of the Fleurieu Peninsula Region. This celebrates the continuing tradition since the time of European settlement of artists representing the Fleurieu in their work.

- The Art of Food and Wine Prize, valued at $10,000 for paintings of a food and /or wine industry theme. This celebrates the iconic food and wine industries of the region.

- The Fleurieu Water Prize, valued at $10,000 for paintings of an environmental water theme. Water surrounds the region and it sustains its industries. As the resource of water is under threat worldwide, this prize is a timely reflection of our world’s most important asset.

- And the Youth Scholarship, valued at $10,000 awarded to a young artist aged between 16 and 27 years towards the cost of a program of professional development in any medium with a landscape theme. This scholarship aims to nurture young talent by providing an opportunity for an individual to significantly advance their arts practice.
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