Port Lincoln Art Prize

The Port Lincoln Art Prize exhibition is an annual event open to all Australian residents.  The Port Lincoln Art Prize provides a prestigious competition for the many artists who enter and the opportunity to have their efforts publicly acknowledged with the chance to win cash prizes.

The annual Port Lincoln Art Prize is celebrating its 12th year and has grown and developed into a significant award and exhibition for the region attracting artwork from Australia wide.

Entries are invited from local, South Australian and interstate artists, working in any 2D and 3D mediums other than photography.

The Prize categories are:

  • $5,000 Major Prize
  • $1,000 Highly Commended Prize
  • $1,000 Local Artist Prize (EP entries only)
  • $500 Rotary Youth Award
  • $100 Rotary Youth Award Highly Commended Prize
  • $500 People's Choice Award (to be announced after the close of the exhibition)

Call for entries - Now Open

Entries are being invited from local, South Australian and interstate artists, working in any 2D and 3D mediums other than photography up until 4pm on Monday 2 December 2019.

2020 Art Prize Entry Form - (one form per entry)

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The winners of The Bendigo Bank Port Lincoln Art Prize 2020 will be announced at a reception held at the Nautilus Arts Centre on Thursday 9 January 2020 with entries being exhibited at the Nautilus Arts Centre from Thursday 9 January to Saturday 15 February 2020.

The Nautilus Arts Centre gratefully acknowledges the support of the following sponsors:

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Bendigo Bank Major Award Winner - Emma Fuss "Sally"

2019 Bendigo Bank Port Lincoln Art Prize Winners

Open category

$5,000 Bendigo Bank Major Award
- Emma Fuss "Sally" (image right)

$1,000 City of Port Lincoln Highly Commended Award
- Todd Romanowycz "Just Another Still Life"

$500 Call Me The Breeze Local Artist Award (EP entries only)
- Dave Trengove "Doing It Tough"

Hangers Choice Award
Christina Atkinson "Susan"

Special Merit
- James Prentice "Untitled"

Special Merit Award
- Elizabeth Hammond "Not Just Older Ladies"

Youth Category

$500 Rotary Port Lincoln Youth Award
- Deklan Males “Family Mob” 

$100 Port Lincoln Arts Council Inc Highly Commended Youth Award
- Kynan Hirschausen "Port Lincoln Shark Egg"

Special Merit Awards
- Sharneil Roderick-Varco "Strength"
- Nina Edmonds "Nina and Lexi"
- Corey Watson "Sea Lion Decline"
- Adelaide Horlin-Smith "Take Me Away"

$500 Adventure Bay Charters People's Choice Award
- Lea Jericho "Storking"

Related information

Nautilus Arts Centre Business Plan 2018/19-2023/24

Need more information

If you have any questions regarding the Port Lincoln Art Prize, please contact:

Nautilus Arts Centre
NAC Coordinator
10.00am - 3.00pm, Monday to Friday
10.00am - 1.00pm, Saturday
Phone: 8621 2351
Email: nautilusartscentre@plcc.sa.gov.au