Kennedy Prize Entry Form

2017 Entries Closed

Theme: Beauty

ENTRIES CLOSE 25th August 2017

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 2017.

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, except the Prize Winner, from the final selection will be available for sale during the exhibition.

The Kennedy Prize is open to all Australian Citizens, 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 18 August 2017.

Category: Painting (For example: Oil, Acrylic, Watercolour, Mixed Media, Pastel Paintings)

Exhibition Location: Fisher Jeffries, 1/19 Gouger Street, Adelaide SA

Exhibition Dates: Friday, 15 September to Saturday, 23 September (closed Sunday 17 September)

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.

Entrants must be over the age of 18 by the Entry Closing Date.

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 1.6m x 1.6m in any direction.

Entry fee is $40

Up to 30 works will be selected to exhibit as finalists

Selected works will be exhibited at Fisher Jeffries, 1/19 Gouger Street Adelaide.

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

All entries are subject to the terms and conditions.