The annual Environmental Art & Design Prize showcases innovative and thought-provoking works that explore the theme of the environment, with an aim to inspire action toward a sustainable future.

Open to artists and designers of all levels and backgrounds from across Australia, including young people aged 7 to 18 years, this year’s prize money has increased. The visual arts and design winners will each receive an impressive $20,000, and the People’s Choice and the young artist / designer winners will receive $3,000 across the category and venues.

The 2024 judges are renowned experts in their field, fashion designer Genevieve Smart (Ginger & Smart), industrial designer Trent Jansen and visual artist Khaled Sabsabi. 

$46,000 prize pool

  • $20,000: Art 
  • $20,000: Design 
  • $3,000: Young 
  • $3,000: People’s Choice

Prize winners will be announced on Thursday 1 August at 6.30pm at Manly Art Gallery & Museum. 


The finalists will exhibit their work from Fri 2 to Sun 25 August across the Northern Beaches at the following locations from Tue-Sun, 10am-5pm:

  • Manly Art Gallery & Museum, West Esplanade Reserve, Manly
  • Curl Curl Creative Space, 105 Abbott Road, North Curl Curl
  • Mona Vale Creative Space Gallery, Level 1, Civic Centre, 1 Park Street, Mona Vale


Launch 2024 Environmental Art & Design Prize1 August 2024 RSVP
Members & Volunteers’ Preview2 August 2024 RSVP
Meet the Designers3 August 2024 RSVP
Meet the Artists10 August 2024 RSVP
Collective Action: CEAD Panel Discussion15 August 2024 RSVP
Meet the Young Artists/Designers17 August 2024 RSVP


2024 Finalists

Find out who the finalists 2024 Northern Beaches Environmental Art & Design Prize.

Artwork in the middle of field saying 'This land is mine'

2024 Judges

Meet the 2024 judges - Khaled Sabsabi, Genevieve Smart and Trent Jansen

3 judges

2024 Sponsors

Thank you to the 2024 Northern Beaches Environmental Art and Design Prize Sponsors.

Artwork of iceberg

2023 Prize

The Environmental Art and Design Prize presents an opportunity annually for the Australian community to engage with the unique insights...

EADP 2023. Install shot

2022 Prize

In 2022, the Environmental Art & Design Prize exhibition displayed works by 212 finalists across nine categories, shining a light on renewal, regeneration and our shared human experience in the world.

Image of oysters

2021 Prize

In 2021, the inaugural Environmental Art & Design Prize exhibition displayed works by over 220 finalists across nine categories.