2021 Emerging Artist Award Exhibition

15 - 23 October 2021

Arts & Culture Free

The City’s Emerging Artist Award 2021 Exhibition will be open to the public for viewing and sales from Friday 15 to Saturday 23 October 2021 at the South Perth Community Hall. The exhibition provides a great opportunity to see new works by talented emerging artists. Visitors to the exhibition can purchase artworks and nominate their favourite artwork in the Soco Realty People’s Choice Award.

A series of associated events will be held during the exhibition period and the program will be released shortly.

The Emerging Artist Award, with a prize pool of over $11,000, provides young and emerging artists with an opportunity to exhibit their work to the wider community.  

Exhibition hours

10am-4pm, Monday to Thursday

10am-6pm, Friday and Saturday


Premium Sponsor

  • The Karalee on Preston - Local Theme Award
  • Preston Street IGA - Youth Award
  • Liquor Barons on Angelo - 3D Sculpture/Textiles Award
  • White Frame - Painting Award

Prize sponsor

  • Geoff Baker MLA - City of South Perth Resident Award
  • Soco Realty - People's Choice Award
  • John Curtin Gallery - Aboriginal Artist Award

Programme of events


Emerging Artist Award Exhibition - Children’s Creative Painting Workshop

South Perth Community Hall 19 October 2021

This workshop has sold out.

Arts & Culture Kids/Family Young people

Emerging Artist Award Exhibition - Senior's Afternoon Tea

South Perth Community Hall 21 October 2021

Enjoy an afternoon exploring the City's Emerging Artist Award Exhibition followed by a lovely afternoon tea, sponsored by Preston St IGA. Suitable for senior members of the community.

Arts & Culture Live Entertainment Seniors Young people

Emerging Artist Award Exhibition - Postscript: Art Awards and Emerging Art Careers

South Perth Community Hall 23 October 2021

Enjoy an evening exploring the Emerging Artist Award Exhibition, followed by a series of engaging talks on the topic of 'Art Awards and Emerging Art Careers'.

Arts & Culture Food & Drink Young people

Event contact

For event related enquiries, please contact the City’s events team.