Images

  • Matthew Harkness, Bioplastic Waste Dustpan & Brush

  • Andrew Kaineder, Mourning Country, film still

  • Jessie French, Algae Bioplastic Tableware (detail) 

  • Environmental Art & Design Prize exhibition 2021 installation . Photo by Greg Piper

  • Environmental Art & Design Prize exhibition 2021 installation . Photo by Greg Piper

  • Environmental Art & Design Prize exhibition 2021 installation . Photo by Greg Piper

  • Environmental Art & Design Prize exhibition 2021 installation . Photo by Greg Piper

  • Environmental Art & Design Prize exhibition 2021 installation . Photo by Greg Piper

  • Environmental Art & Design Prize exhibition 2021 installation . Photo by Greg Piper

  • Environmental Art & Design Prize exhibition 2021 installation . Photo by Greg Piper

Artists and designers, Australia-wide, be a part of the conversation around our environment and share your innovative ideas for the future. Open to painting, photography, digital media, ceramics, functional and textile design and more, the Environmental Art & Design Prize is an annual non acquisitive award with nine categories and a prize pool over $40,000.

The exhibition of finalist works will be displayed at Manly Art Gallery & Museum, Curl Curl Creative Space and Mona Vale Pop Up Gallery in August 2022. Winners to be awarded by the external judging panel of leading creative practitioners and thinkers.

Entries for the 2022 Prize will be open shortly. Keep an eye out on our website or subscribe to sign up for Environmental Art & Design Prize email alerts below. 

In 2021, the inaugural Environmental Art & Design Prize exhibition displayed works by over 220 finalists across nine categories, shining a light on renewal, regeneration and our shared human experience in the world. The 2021 category winners were awarded by the judges: artist Euan Macleod; artist, designer and curator Liane Rossler; and CEO and Artistic Director of the Australian Design Centre, Lisa Cahill. 

Find out more about the 2021 Prize and exhibition below. 

Key dates

2022 Prize entries open mid March - mid May 2022

Exhibition of finalist work 5 - 28 August 2022

Prize categories 

  • Ceramics & small sculpture
  • Digital, film & video
  • Interdisciplinary collaboration
  • Painting
  • Works on paper & photography
  • Wearable design
  • Functional design
  • Young artists & designers

 

More information

Contact us via email or call 1300 434 434.

 

Judges

2021 Judges - Euan Macleod, artist; Liane Rossler, artist, designer and curator and Lisa Cahill, CEO of the Australian Design Centre.

Manly Art Gallery & Museum, 2020. Photo by Karen Watson

Sponsors

Thank you to the 2021 Northern Beaches Environmental Art and Design Prize Sponsors.  

Donna Davis, Displaced [TRANSplant IV]

2021 Finalists

Congratulations to all the Finalists in the 2021 Northern Beaches Environmental Art & Design Prize.

Environmental Art & Design Prize 2021 exhibition at MAG&M. Photo by Greg Piper

2021 image gallery

Explore some of the works, artists and designers on display in the 2021 Environmental Art & Design Prize exhibition in this photography and video ...

Andrew Kaineder, Mourning Country, Film Still 

2021 Prize winners

Congratulations to the winning artists and designers for this year’s Environmental Art & Design Prize.

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