To acknowledge and recognise excellence in visual arts writing including catalogue essays or reviews about South Australian living visual artists.
Eligible work must have been written within a 12 month period, from August 2017 - August 2018. The award aims to support scholarship and encourage writing about South Australian living artists.
The recipient of the award will receive a residential studio space for one month at Phasmid Studios, Berlin including return economy flights.
CLOSES 31 August 2018
The new awards aim to encourage South Australian schools to participate in the annual SALA Festival in August.
Established in 2018 Credit Union SA will present art special prizes for best primary school exhibition, best secondary school exhibition as well as best student artist in both categories.
A prize of $2,500 per school category and an additional individual $1,000 award for best student in each category will be awarded. The winning school exhibitions will also have the opportunity to be re-exhibited during the 2019 DreamBIG Festival at the Adelaide Festival Centre to a large audience of schools and families. Schools registered for SALA Festival 2018 automatically qualify for the awards.
The awards will be judged during SALA Festival and the winners will be announced at a special schools ceremony in September 2018.
For the most outstanding work in any medium for 2018. Prize consists of $5000.
Andrew Clarke, Carly Snoswell, Chris De Rosa, Elizabeth Wojciak, Emmaline Zanelli, Hannah Vorrath-Pajak, Jasmine Crisp, Jess Mara, Kasia Tons, Kaspar Schmidt Mumm, Kurt Bosecke, Michelle Kelly, Tim Sterling.
See the exhibition of the finalists in the foyer of
Keith Murdoch House
visit program listing
For artists whose work explores social justice themes which align with the objectives and priorities of the Don Dunstan Foundation including homelessness; mental health; migration (including cultural and ethnic diversity); the purpose economy (i.e. economic equality); Aboriginal economic empowerment and reconciliation; human rights; or Don Dunstan. Prize is $2,500 cash.
For an emerging artist using photography.
Prize consists of UP TO $745 worth in-kind assistance. This could include studio/darkroom hire, workshops, an accredited course or mentorship. This is to be used within 12 months of the prize being awarded.
The Country Arts SA Breaking Ground Professional Development Award provides a practising contemporary visual artist who resides in regional South Australia the opportunity to develop a body of work for exhibition in metropolitan Adelaide, and receive $5000 to support a mentorship or the opportunity to develop a professional advisor relationship with a suited professional of their choosing.