King & Wood Mallesons First Nations Art Award

Medium / category: All mediums

Eligibility: Entry is open to living artists of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent aged 18 years or older who are citizens or permanent residents of Australia

Associated institution: Griffith University Art Museum

The King & Wood Mallesons First Nations Art Award is a biennial competition that supports, showcases, and celebrates the highest standard of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art practice in Australia.

The purpose of the award is to acknowledge the outstanding contribution made to Australian culture by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists in remote, regional and urban areas throughout Australia working in wall hung two or three dimensional media including painting, photography, drawing, printmaking, weaving, jewellery, acrylic glass, metal, works on bark or board, mixed media, digital media and sculpture.

Entries are open in June – July of the relevant year.