2018 Awards


Andrea Malone, Julia Robinson and Jess Taylor at the 2016 SALA Awards Night. Photo: Sia Duff

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The Advertiser Contemporary Art Award

The Advertiser Contemporary Art Award

For the most outstanding work in any medium for 2018. Prize consists of $5000.

10 finalists will be selected to exhibit in the Keith Murdoch Building from Friday 22 June 2018 until 31 August 2018 as part of the SALA Festival. The 10 finalists will be invited to the SALA Program Launch on 6 July 2018 and the winner/s will be announced at the SALA Award ceremony at the conclusion of the Festival.

Artwork: 2D work not to exceed 1.8m x 1.8m, 3D works not to exceed 1.8m w x 1.8m h x 1.8m d. Finalists’ artwork must be available for exhibiting in Keith Murdoch House from Friday 22 June 2018 through the duration of the SALA Festival until 31 August 2018. If selected as a finalist, artists must supply all infrastructure necessary for assembly and display. 2D works need to be ready to hang and 3D works have all supporting display mechanisms and you must be available to assemble the work (this includes moving image works and infrastructure). Moving image work will be considered however screen and projection space is limited.


To enter upload 2 images via the form and provide a statement about your work. Finalists will be shortlisted prior to the Festival and the winner/s will be announced at the SALA Award ceremony at the conclusion of the Festival.

CLOSES Wednesday 23 May, 11:59pm

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Unitcare Services Moving Image Award

Unitcare Services Moving Image Award

For artists working in moving image/ new media.
Prize consists of $5,000 cash.

To enter upload a link to your moving image / new media work via the form. Finalists will be short-listed prior to the Festival from the work in your link and the finalists will be announced at the SALA program launch in July. Judging of the award will take place during the 2018 SALA Festival and the winner will be announced at a ceremony at the conclusion of the Festival.

CLOSES Wednesday 23 May, 11:59pm

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The City Rural Emerging Artist Award

The City Rural Emerging Artist Award

For artists in the early stages of their career with under five years professional experience.
Prize consists of $2500 cash.

To enter upload 2 images via the form and provide a statement about your work and background as an artist. Finalists will be short-listed prior to the Festival from the images uploaded and the finalists will be announced at the SALA program launch in July. Judging of the award will take place during the 2018 SALA Festival and the winner will be announced at a ceremony at the conclusion of the Festival.

CLOSES Wednesday 23 May, 11:59pm

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The Don Dunstan Foundation Award

The Don Dunstan Foundation Award

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.

To enter upload 2 images via the form and outline how your work relates to the themes of the Don Dunstan Foundation. Finalists will be short-listed prior to the Festival from the images uploaded and the finalists will be announced at the SALA program launch in July. Judging of the award will take place during the 2018 SALA Festival and the winner will be announced at a ceremony at the conclusion of the Festival.

CLOSES Wednesday 23 May, 11:59pm

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City of Unley Active Ageing Award

City of Unley Active Ageing Award

For artists over the age of 60 to celebrate the City of Unley’s involvement with SALA and its commitment to promoting and supporting an active ageing approach. Prize consists of $2,000 cash and an exhibition space in Unley for SALA 2019.

To enter upload 2 images via the form and provide a statement about your work. Finalists will be short-listed prior to the Festival from the images uploaded and the finalists will be announced at the SALA program launch in July. Judging of the award will take place during the 2018 SALA Festival and the winner will be announced at a ceremony at the conclusion of the Festival.

CLOSES Wednesday 23 May, 11:59pm

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The Adelaide Review Outsider Art Award

The Adelaide Review Outsider Art Award

This Award recognises artists who identify as 'Outsider' artists and/or organisations that support their development. Outsider art is defined as art created outside the boundaries of the established art scene. Prize consists of $1000 cash.


To enter upload 2 images via the form and provide a statement about your work. Finalists will be short-listed prior to the Festival from the images uploaded and the finalists will be announced at the SALA program launch in July. Judging of the award will take place during the 2018 SALA Festival and the winner will be announced at a ceremony at the conclusion of the Festival.

CLOSES Wednesday 23 May, 11:59pm

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Atkins Photo Lab Award

Atkins Photo Lab Award

For artists working with photo based artwork including but not limited to, manipulated photography (digital or otherwise).

Prize consists of an edition of three A1 Giclee Archival Fine Art Prints.

To enter upload 2 images via the form and provide a statement about your work. Finalists will be short-listed prior to the Festival from the images uploaded and the finalists will be announced at the SALA program launch in July. Judging of the award will take place during the 2018 SALA Festival and the winner will be announced at a ceremony at the conclusion of the Festival.

CLOSES Wednesday 23 May, 11:59pm

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Centre for Creative Photography Latent Image Award

Centre for Creative Photography Latent Image Award

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.

To enter upload up to 4 images via the form and in 120 words or less, please describe why this award would benefit your practice. Finalists will be short-listed prior to the Festival from the images uploaded and the finalists will be announced at the SALA program launch in July. Judging of the award will take place during the 2018 SALA Festival and the winner will be announced at a ceremony at the conclusion of the Festival.

CLOSES Wednesday 23 May, 11:59pm

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Country Arts SA Breaking Ground Award

Country Arts SA Breaking Ground Award

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.

CLOSES Wednesday 23 May, 11:59pm

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SALA Festival Patron’s Art Writer’s Award

SALA Festival Patron’s Art Writer’s Award

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.

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