Kennedy Prize Entry Form

2016 Entries CLOSED

Theme: Beauty


The Kennedy Arts Foundation presents the Kennedy Prize, an annual Australian arts award of $25,000. The prize is based and exhibited in Adelaide but open to Australian artists nationwide, and is awarded to works that embody, comment on or celebrate the theme of beauty.

The prize is open to Australian artists, with the sole category of painting for 2016.

Emerging artists are especially encouraged to apply.

The prize is designed to showcase emerging and previously un-exhibited artists alongside established Australian luminaries.

The winning artist will receive $25,000, and their artwork will be acquired by the Kennedy Arts Foundation, and at its absolute discretion, auctioned at the next year’s Kennedy Prize exhibition.

The Foundation’s Choice, showcases work chosen by the foundation members.

A People’s Choice Award will also be awarded to the audience’s preferred entrant. Voting is conducted at the exhibition and only the finalists are eligble for the People’s Choice Award. Please see the terms and conditions for full details.

All artworks from the final selection will be available for sale during the exhibition.

The Kennedy Prize is open to all artists residing in Australia.

Entry fee is $40, and is limited to one per artist, with South Australian based artists allowed two entries submitting the fee each time. Entries close 30th September 2016. The Adelaide based exhibition will run from 28th October 2016 till 5th November 2016.

Category: Painting  (ie Oil, Acrylic, Watercolour, Mixed Media)

Exhibition Location: Ground Floor, 140 Greenhill Rd, Unley, Adelaide, SA

Exhibition Dates: Fri 28th October – Sat 5th November

Entry Form Instructions:

Works must engage with the theme of ‘Beauty’

All Australian Citizens, residing in Australia are eligible to enter. See the terms and conditions for full details.

South Australian artists can enter two works, submitting the entry fee each time.

Please upload three digital images of the Art Work, including one complete view of the work and at least one detail view of the work to show materials used.

Entered works must not exceed size limit of 2m x 2m in any direction.

Entry fee is $40

Up to 30 works will be selected to exhibit as finalists

Selected works will be exhibited at 140 Greenhill Rd, Unley SA.

Only works selected for the exhibition will need to be sent to our gallery space at the Ground Floor, 140 Greenhill Rd in South Australia

All entries are subject to the terms and conditions.