Fremantle Arts Centre Print Award

Medium / category: Works on Paper

Eligibility: Australian citizens or permanent residents in Australia

Associated institution: Fremantle Arts Centre  

The Fremantle Arts Centre Print Award is Australia’s premier showcase of prints and artists’ books. The award and exhibition, which have been running for more than 40 years, boast a national judging panel and $22,000 in prize money. The FAC Print Award presents the best works from established, emerging and cross-disciplinary artists. Now in its 45th year, the FAC Print Award presents a diverse selection of prints and artist books from emerging, established and cross disciplinary artists, offering a true picture of the state of contemporary Australian printmaking. The winner takes home $16,000 and their work is acquired for the City of Fremantle Art Collection, the largest municipal collection in WA. Second prize receives $6,000.

Notable Previous Winners


  • Alison Kennedy, ICU, 2019

Winner: First Prize

  • John Prince Siddon, Purlkartu (Spider), 2020

Winner: Second Prize

The Different Award Categories

There are two awards, the first prize and the second prize.

Information up to date from June 14 2023