The annual Northern Beaches Art Prize (formerly Warringah Art Prize) began in 1955. Since then, it has become the Northern Beaches’ most prestigious art competition.
Entries now open
Entries close 5pm, Monday 24 June (artists selected for Round 2 will be listed on the website on Tuesday 16 July)
- You may enter a maximum of 3 works (complete a separate online entry form and payment for each entry)
- Write an artist statement (150 words) for each entry
- Include up to three (3) great high quality photos of your work - get them ready to upload. File type must be .gif .jpg .png and a maximum file size of 5MB each
- Measure up your work in centimetres - width, height and if applicable depth, and weight (in kgs)
- Refer to the relevant category Terms and Conditions for size limits
After submitting your Art Prize Entry Form, you will be directed to finalise the payment for your submission. Payment must be made for your submission to be completed.
- Adult - First entry $35
- Adult - Subsequent entries $25
- Concession - $15 (valid student/senior concession card holders must be submitted with entry)
There are four categories - General, Small Sculpture, Waste-to-Art and Youth. Find out more
The Northern Beaches Art Prize offers a $27,000 prize pool. View prizes
General and Sculpture Categories
|Round 2 artwork drop off||Sunday 4 August (between 2-6pm)|
|Finalists are notified||Tuesday 6 August|
|Awards night||Thursday 8 August, 6pm|
|Exhibition opens to the public||Friday 9 - Sunday 18 August|
|People's Choice Awards and artwork collection||Sunday 18 August (between 3-5pm)|
Waste-to-Art and Youth Categories
|Round 2 artwork drop off||Sunday 25 August (between 2-6pm)|
|Finalists are notified||Tuesday 27 August|
|Awards night||Thursday 29 August, 6pm|
|Exhibition opens to the public||Friday 30 August - Sunday 8 September|
|People's Choice Awards and artwork collection||Sunday 8 September (between 3-5pm)|
The 2019 Northern Beaches Art Prize exhibitions will be held at the Creative Space in North Curl Curl from 10am to 4pm daily. The exhibitions are free to attend.
- General & Small Sculpture - Friday 9 August to Sunday 18 August
- Waste-to-Art & Youth - Friday 30 August to Sunday 8 September
Please contact the Northern Beaches Council Events Team at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 9942 2502.