Welcome to the Art West Prize 2022
Entries close: Thursday April 28th 2022 6pm cut-off (open to AWCG members - full details in members section)
Exhibition opening dates: Tuesday May 17th - Saturday July 9th 2022
Opening Night: Thursday May 19th 6pm - 8pm Opening address and Prize Winners announced
Categories and Prizes
ART WEST PRIZE 2022 Chosen from any artwork in any medium as a stand alone overall prize winner.
OIL A medium consisting of pigments suspended in oils.
ACRYLIC Consisting of pigment suspended in acrylic polymer emulsion
WATERCOLOUR/PASTEL/DRAWING Pigments suspended in a water soluble binder (framed under glass or art quality acrylic/perspex.
Gouche highlights and pen & wash accepted). Any drawing mediums, pencil, graphite, pen, pastel, ink etc
PRINT MEDIA Framed under glass or art quality acrylic/perspex or printed on canvas. Including etching, woodblock,
linocut, rubbing, digital art, new media,digital and film-based photography
MIXED MEDIA Any work that includes more than one media, or 2D work that does not fit any other category such as
resin and fluid or flow art.
3D MODELED/CARVED Includes additive methods such as clay, porcelain, ceramics; and subtractive methods, which include
carving wood, stone, and other materials.
HANGERS CHOICE AWARD Selected by the gallery hanging team
COLIN WILLIAMS PRIZE Selected by Patron Colin Williams
PEOPLES CHOICE AWARD Chosen by the public. The most popular artwork will be awarded the People's Choice Prize
PEOPLES CHOICE VOTER One person, who submits a vote, will be drawn randomly from all votes received and will win a
$100 voucher towards an artwork at Art West Gallery plus a
$30 voucher from Ken and Pam at Jamaica Blue Mount Ommaney.
Our judges for 2022 will be announced shortly
The exhibition of selected artworks is held at the Art West Gallery in the Mount Ommaney Centre.
Open to the public between 10am and 4pm daily from
Tuesday May 17th until Saturday July 9th 2022.
Thank You to Our Sponsors
More sponsors to be announced as they come on board
Celebrating the dedication and talent of local artists,
the Art West Prize has become one of the most significant local awards for painting, photography and 3D artworks.
The Art West Prize 2022 will be selected from around 130 works where one work will be selected as the overall winner and all other works are eligible for their various categories, the Hangers Choice Award, and the People's Choice Award.
Awarded annually by Art West Community Gallery for the work judged the best contemporary artwork created by it's local artist member group.
The aim is to stimulate conversations about the meaning and possibilities expressed in the exhibited artworks whilst making them available to the public.
The Art West Prize culiminates in a wonderful exhibition in our Mount Ommaney Gallery. Visitors welcome, entry is free and all works are available for sale.