Emerging Artist Award

The City of South Perth's Emerging Artist Award provides upcoming artists and arts students with the opportunity to exhibit their work to the wider community, as well as a chance to share in a huge range of sponsored cash prizes. 

The 2018 Emerging Artist Award Exhibition was open to the public in the South Perth Community Hall from Friday 21 September to Saturday 29 September 2018. Visitors to the exhibition had the opportunity to vote for their favourite piece or purchase an artwork of their own.

The City also hosts a variety of low cost workshops and professional development sessions which run alongside the Emerging Artist Award in August to September. The program is open to all Award entrants as well as local community members. For more information visit the Evolve arts and skills workshops.

Congratulations to all the 2018 Emerging Artist Award winners and finalists.

Entries for the City's 2018 Emerging Artist Award closed at 5pm, Friday 17 August 2018.

Selected works were exhibited to the public in the South Perth Community Hall from Friday 21 September to Saturday 29 September 2018 and visitors to the exhibition will have the opportunity to vote for their favourite piece or purchase artworks.  

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News Listings

September 2018
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2018 Emerging Artist Award winners announced

Media Release 21 September 2018

Winners of the City of South Perth’s 2018 Emerging Artist Award were announced at the Exhibition launch on Thursday 20 September. The exhibition is open to the public from Friday 21 September until Saturday 29 September, at the South Perth Community Hall.

2018 Exhibition video


 

Photos

Photos of Emerging Artist Award winners were published on the City's Facebook and Flickr Gallery.

To request a copy of any of the award photos, please contact the City's events team on 9474 0777 or email events@southperth.wa.gov.au.

Judges

Barbara Cotter, Art Collection Manager at John Curtin Gallery

Charlotte Hickson, Exhibition Manager Perth Institue of Comtemporary Arts

Ron Nysiztor, Director Nyisztor Studio     

Sponsors

The City recognises the support of all 2018 Emerging Artist Award Premium and Prize sponsors who have helped to support the growth and development of emerging artists in the City of South Perth. If you are a local business or organisation wanting to support the City's Emerging Artist Award, contact us to discuss your sponsorship opportunities.

Premium and Prize Sponsors

White Frame
Preston Street IGA Logo web
Karalee
Liquor Barons on Angelo
Explore Curtin

Prize Sponsors

John McGrath MLA
Soco Realty
Natural Resource Management Program