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

The 2021 Environmental Art & Design Prize invites audiences to explore the diverse ways artists and designers have interpreted our unique Australian landscape, responded to issues impacting us and contributed to a positive future.

This year there are over 220 finalists across nine categories whose works shine a light on renewal, regeneration and our shared human experience in the world.

Winners from each category will be awarded by the 2021 judges: artist Euan Macleod; artist, designer and curator Liane Rossler; and CEO and Artistic Director of the Australian Design Centre, Lisa Cahill. Congratulations to all the Prize winners selected this year. 

Visitors are also encouraged to vote for their favourite works in the People’s Choice Awards. The voting forms are available on site at each of the exhibition venues. Voting closes Sunday 5 December, 5pm and winners for the People’s Choice Awards will be announced on Saturday 11 December.

Exhibition dates & times

Friday 12 November - Sunday 12 December 2021
Tue - Sun, 10am - 5pm
Voting for the People's Choice Awards closes Sunday 5 December, 5pm. Winners will be announced Saturday 11 December
 

Exhibition venues & categories 

Manly Art Gallery & Museum, West Esplanade Reserve, Manly 

  • Ceramics & small sculpture
  • Digital, film & video
  • Interdisciplinary collaboration
  • Painting
  • Works on paper & photography

Curl Curl Creative Space, 105 Abbott Road North Curl Curl

  • Wearable design
  • Functional design

Mona Vale Pop Up Gallery, Village Park, 1 Park Street Mona Vale

  • 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 ...

Ivy Whiteman. Why the sea is boiling hot, 2021. food waste plant dyes and eco prints on 100% wool and line silk.

Creative Toolkit: Making from nature

Learn some of the processes behind using natural materials to colour fibres and regenerating textiles for reuse.

Andrew Kaineder, Mourning Country, Film Still 

2021 Prize winners

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

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