Kennedy Prize Entry Form
2019 Entries Closed
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 2019.
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 $50, and is limited to one per artist, with South Australian based artists allowed two entries submitting the fee each time. Entries close 16th July 2019.
Category: Painting (For example: Oil, Acrylic, Watercolour, Mixed Media, Pastel Paintings)
Exhibition Location: Royal South Australian Society of Arts, Level One, corner North Terrace & Kintore Avenue, Adelaide SA
Exhibition Dates: Saturday 31st August to Saturday, 14th 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.
All entrants can enter up to two artworks, submitting the entry fee each time.
South Australian artists can enter up to three 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 1.8m x 1.8m in any direction.
Entry fee is $50
Up to 30 works will be selected to exhibit as finalists
Selected works will be exhibited at Royal South Australian Society of Arts, Level One, corner North Terrace & Kintore Avenue, Adelaide SA.
Only works selected for the exhibition will need to be sent to our receiving space at the Royal South Australian Society of Arts, Level One, corner North Terrace & Kintore Avenue, Adelaide SA.
All entries are subject to the terms and conditions.