Linden Postcard Show Bendigo Bank Awards

Medium / category: All mediums, work must be 8 x 10″

Eligibility: Australian citizens or permanent residents in Australia

Associated institution: Linden New Art

With more than 1,000 mini masterpieces on show, the exhibition includes work by artists at all stages of their career, from across Australia. As an open-entry art prize, the Linden Postcard Show continues to support living artists by presenting and selling their work, as well as acknowledging their wonderfully diverse and inspiring practices. Since 1990, the open-entry small artwork prize exhibition has been providing artists, from emerging to established, the opportunity to present their artwork on the walls of Linden New Art’s Victorian-era building. All artworks in the Linden Postcard Show measure a collectible 8 x 10 inches. There is no set theme and artists can submit up to 4 artworks, which must have been completed this year. All artworks are for sale.

Notable Previous Winners


  • William Eicholtz, Under The Topiary- Minotaur, 2018

Winner: First Prize Linden Postcard

  • David Apostol, Untitled 0665 33/A, 2018

Winner: Artist Encouragement Award

  • Steve Glover, Inward Bound 2, 2018

Winner: Creativity Award

  • James Raju, Across The Tracks, 2018

Winner: Local Artist Award

  • Steffie Wallace, Desert Dawn, Central Australia 2, 2018

Winner: Best Landscape In Show

  • Owen Hammond, White Rock, 2018

Winner: The People’s Choice Award

The Different Award Categories

The categories include the $5,000 first prize, the $1,500 artist encouragement award, the $1,000 Creativity award, the $600 local Artist Award, the $500 best landscape award and the $250 People’s Choice Award.

Information up to date from June 14 2023